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Obituaries


Virginia “Ginnie” Chagnon

Virginia “Ginnie” Chagnon

May 19, 2022

Virginia “Ginnie” Chagnon, born in 1932, passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Cokesbury Village in Delaware with Bob, her loving husband of 50 years, by her side. Ginnie was born in Richmond, Virginia, to the late Gordon and Charlotte Andrews. She was a graduate of Wilmington Friends […]

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Philo Dorr Atwood, Jr.

Philo Dorr Atwood, Jr.

May 19, 2022

Philo Dorr Atwood, Jr., age 83, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Season’s Hospice in Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. Philo was born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, son of the late Philo Dorr and Jane Busch Atwood. He was active with the Devereux Foundation from 1951 to 1976 and remained a […]

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Alexander Kish

Alexander Kish

May 16, 2022

Alexander Kish, age 84, peacefully passed away in Accent Care Hospice at Christiana Hospital on May 16, 2022. Born in Miskolc, Hungary, Alex immigrated to the United States in 1956 during the Hungarian Revolution.  After spending two years in Korea where he proudly served in the U.S. Army, Alex was honored to become a naturalized […]

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Florence “Floss” Pugliese

Florence “Floss” Pugliese

May 16, 2022

Florence Elizabeth Pugliese (Connor), age 92, of Wilmington, was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven on Monday, May 16, 2022. Florence was born in Philadelphia, PA., daughter of the late Francis Joseph and Florence Elizabeth (Harkins) Connor. Floss was very devoted to her family and enjoyed entertaining and opening her house to all those near […]

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Nancy Marie Dougherty

Nancy Marie Dougherty

May 14, 2022

Nancy Marie Dougherty, 76, of Newark, passed away on Saturday May 14, 2022. Nancy was a Conrad High School graduate, class of 1963.  She was a secretary for Middletown High School, a Child Inc. foster parent and secretary of Acco-tax.  She loved the beach and traveling but most of all loved spending time with her […]

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Anthony Rivera

Anthony Rivera

May 14, 2022

Anthony “Tony” Michael Rivera, age 25, of Garnet Valley, PA and formerly of Wilmington, DE and Coatesville, PA, passed away unexpectedly on May 14, 2022 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. Tony attended St. Mary Magdalen School in Wilmington, DE and was a 2015 graduate of Concord High School. He was co-owner of T & […]

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JoAnne Duffy Woodward

JoAnne Duffy Woodward

May 13, 2022

JoAnne Duffy Woodward, age 89, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 in Hockessin, DE. JoAnne was the daughter of Daniel Francis and Kathryn Phillips Duffy. She was born in Reading, PA and spent her childhood there. At the age of four, JoAnne lost her mother and was lovingly raised by her father and stepmother, […]

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Carl Spalding Gates

Carl Spalding Gates

May 13, 2022

Last Friday, the 13th no less, Carl Spalding Gates walked his last fairway of life. He was 90 and lived, in his last words, “a great life”. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Carolyn Fay Gates who he met in the halls of Vanderbilt University at a Sigma Chi Fraternity social. […]

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Edwin Ernest Messikomer

May 12, 2022

Edwin Ernest Messikomer, age 82, passed away on May 12, 2022. Eddie Messikomer was born in 1940 in Philadelphia, PA to Emil Henry Messikomer II, and Sylvia Becker Messikomer. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Sandra Messikomer, brother Emil H Messikomer III, son Peter Messikomer (wife Kelly Messikomer) and daughter Susan Horenkamp […]

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Elizabeth Henkel Ulrey

Elizabeth Henkel Ulrey

May 11, 2022

Elizabeth “Betty” Henkel Ulrey, age 103, a resident of Maris Grove, Glen Mills, PA., passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Betty was born in 1919 in Detroit, MI., daughter of the late Robert Charles Peter Henkel and Beatrice Elizabeth Russell Henkel. She was a great-grandchild of Peter Henkel, who in 1855 built Detroit’s first […]

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