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Harshad R. Dodia

Harshad R. Dodia

January 16, 2022

Harshad Ramchrandra Dodia, age 81, of Media, Pennsylvania, formerly of Kennett Square, died on January 16th 2022. Harshad was born in Shikarpur, Pakistan (formerly United India). He graduated from Modern High School in Mumbai and then completed his undergraduate at Elphinstone College and his mechanical engineering training Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute (VJTI). He then immigrated […]

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Roger J. Pernick

Roger J. Pernick

January 12, 2022

Roger J. Pernick, age 87, of Wilmington, DE and formerly of Detroit, MI, died suddenly on January 12, 2022 at Christiana Care’s Wilmington Hospital. Roger and his wife of 65 years, Ruth F Pernick, owned H. Feinberg’s Furniture, formerly located on King and Market Streets in Wilmington, and in later years they operated the company […]

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William Murray Metten, Jr.

William Murray Metten, Jr.

January 12, 2022

William Murray Metten, Jr. of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 12, 2022, as a result of FTD (Frontotemporal Dementia). Bill was born in Wilmington, DE in 1940, to W. Murray and Martha Metten. He graduated from Wilmington Friends School, the University of Delaware and the Charles Morris Price School […]

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Steven Miller

January 12, 2022

Steven Miller, age 66, of West Grove, PA, passed away on January 12, 2022. Steve worked as an IT technician for Cigna and ACE American Insurance in Wilmington, DE for many years. He is survived by his daughters, Kim (Chris), Melissa (Jeff), Christina, and Val; his brother, Gus (Kathy); 10 grandchildren; and many nieces and […]

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Harvey A. Woods, Jr.

Harvey A. Woods, Jr.

January 6, 2022

Harvey A. Woods, Jr., 92, of Claymont, DE, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022. A life-long Delawarean, he was the son of Harvey A. Woods and Mary Rebecca Woods (Wilson). After graduating from high school, Harvey worked for several years before enlisting in the Navy.  He was a gunner’s mate on an LST. Upon […]

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Joyce D. Backman

Joyce D. Backman

January 6, 2022

Joyce D. (DeStafney) Backman, age 80, passed away on January 6, 2022 at her home in Hockessin, DE. Joyce was born in West Grove, PA in 1941 to the late Peter F. and Della B. DeStafney. She grew up on the family farm in Yorklyn, Delaware and graduated from Conrad High School in 1959. During […]

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Joan Ann Krok

Joan Ann Krok

January 2, 2022

Joan Ann Krok, age 85, of Claymont, DE, passed away on January 2, 2022 She was a retired cook from Gallucio’s Restaurant and former manager at Baxter’s Bar and Restaurant in Wilmington. She is survived by her husband Stanley Krok, sons John Krok, Albert Radick, and Ernest Radick. She is predeceased be her daughter Elizabeth […]

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Dr. Kenneth B. Keating, PhD

Dr. Kenneth B. Keating, PhD

January 1, 2022

Dr. Kenneth B. Keating, PhD (Ken), passed away on January 1, 2022, aged 90, surrounded by his loved ones. He had lived for seven years in Cokesbury Village, Hockessin, DE preceded by 43 happy years in Webster Farm, Wilmington, DE. A beloved husband, father and grandfather, Ken was a research scientist with a witty, kind, […]

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Catherine Mauk

January 1, 2022

Catherine Marie Regina Hawe Mauk, 95 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on January 1, 2022. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Ann Church or to St. Joseph’s Indian School, which supports and educates Lakota (Sioux) children, at P.O. Box 100, Chamberlain, SD 57325-0100.

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Everett L. DeWhitt, Jr.

Everett L. DeWhitt, Jr.

December 31, 2021

Everett L. DeWhitt, Jr., age 87, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 31, 2021, after an extended battle with cancer and heart disease. A resident of Hockessin for 34 years, he was born in Oklahoma City in 1934, and later lived in Ponca City, Oklahoma, where he graduated high school in 1952. He […]

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