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Obituaries

Patricia P. Darby

Patricia P. Darby

September 12, 2020

Patricia P. Darby, age 87, of Wilmington, passed away on September 12, 2020, at Stonegates Health Center. Pat was born in 1933, the daughter of George M. and Mamie Pruitt.  In 1944, the family moved to Birmingham Alabama, where Pat met her future husband, Robert A. Darby.  They married in 1952. After her marriage, Pat […]

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John T. Gaynor II

John T. Gaynor II

September 10, 2020

John T. Gaynor II was born in 1930 to John and Ethel Gaynor, and went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 10, 2020 while in his North Wilmington home, after a brief period of illness.   He was an adoring husband of 68 years to Joan Jester Gaynor who […]

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Clara Catherine Lucas

Clara Catherine Lucas

September 10, 2020

Clara Catherine Lucas, age 91, lately of Shipley Manor, previously a resident of Manchester Drive in Laflin, PA, and Florida passed away on September 10, 2020. She was the only child of Catherine Falchek and Michael Bolonowski. A 1947 graduate of Plain Memorial High School where she was class valedictorian and recipient of the Misericordia […]

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Kenneth Allen Barnaby

Kenneth Allen Barnaby

September 10, 2020

Kenneth Allen Barnaby, age 84, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Milford Hospice Center of lung cancer. Ken was born in 1936 in SanDiego, CA to Albert Rene Barnaby and Virginia Moehring Barnaby. Ken received his BS from the College of William and Mary in Norfolk, VA in 1959 and was commissioned […]

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Margaret Manship

September 6, 2020

Margaret Manship, age 95, of Harrington, DE passed away on September 6, 2020. Born in Oxford, PA, in 1925 she was the daughter of the late Anna Elizabeth and Clarence F. Broomell. She was the wife of the late Walter Caldwell, the late Henry Jachimek, and the late John Manship. She was a member of […]

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Richard Damon Bugbee

Richard Damon Bugbee

September 2, 2020

Richard Damon Bugbee, 85, died at home on Wednesday, September 2. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Ann Lee Smith Bugbee, and his siblings Katherine Ives Bugbee and Stuart Jonathan Bugbee, Jr. He is survived by his two daughters Elizabeth Bugbee Abrahams of Devon, PA and her sons, Nathaniel and […]

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James Stephen Traudt

James Stephen Traudt

September 2, 2020

James Stephen Traudt, 76, of Hockessin, DE, formerly of Gulf Shores, AL passed away on September 2, 2020 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE after a brief but courageous battle with leukemia. “Steve”, as he was known by all, was born in September of 1943 in Montgomery, AL. He graduated from Sidney Lanier High School […]

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Sally Richardson Cottrell

August 30, 2020

Sally Richardson Cottrell passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020. Sally was 86. She attended Claymont High School and later Goldey-Beacom College. One of her first jobs was as the assistant to the President of Worth Steel (later Phoenix Steel) in Claymont. Sally married Dr. Frederick L. Cottrell, Jr. and remained married to him for […]

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Russell McCauley, Jr.

Russell McCauley, Jr.

August 30, 2020

Russell (Russ) McCauley, Jr., age 101, a resident of Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community, West Grove, PA formerly of Wilmington, DE, died on August 30th, 2020 at Christiana Hospital. Russell was born in June of 1919 in Altoona, PA, graduated from high school in 1937 and Zeth School of Business the following year. At the outbreak […]

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SMSgt Richard Greenstein USAF(Ret)

August 29, 2020

Richard (Chip) was born in Wilmington in March 1948 to the late Louis and Mary Desmond Greenstein. He was also predeceased by his brother Joseph and three stepmothers, Sara, Florence and Florence. He is survived by his brother John Neil Greenstein and his sister in law, Patricia Fakis. After graduating from Wilmington High School, he […]

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