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Obituaries

Ralph D. Laramore

Ralph D. Laramore

January 13, 2021

Ralph D. Laramore, age 79, passed away on January 13, 2021. He served in the U.S. Navy. Ralph retired from The Boeing Co. He is survived by his partner, Christy Johnston, daughters Bonnie Stolfi and Dawn Wallat, granddaughters Tara, Jenna, and Jamie, and great grandson, Kalijah. Preceded in death by his parents Mary Hall Cofnavage […]

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Evan Kenny Houseman

Evan Kenny Houseman

January 12, 2021

Evan Kenny Houseman, our beloved husband and father, left us on January 12, 2021 at the age of 86, with his devoted wife, Ann Lord Houseman and his loving daughters, Adrienne Houseman Kalbacher, Jeannette Houseman Roberts and Yvonne Houseman Studer at his bedside. Evan was born in Hawaii in 1934 at Schofield Barracks where his […]

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January 12, 2021

Mary Elizabeth Wilber, age 98, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Mary was born in Hannibal, Missouri to the late Everett and Ida Mayes. She attended Hannibal Schools, where she met her future husband Ray in the first grade. Mary graduated from the Hannibal-LaGrange College in 1942, and from the […]

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Theodore “Toby” Ryan

Theodore “Toby” Ryan

January 12, 2021

Theodore “Toby” W. Ryan, Jr. passed away peacefully at home on January 12, 2021 at the age of 87.  Toby was a lifelong Delawarean, growing up in Holloway Terrace where he was a member of the Fire Company and Baptist Church. He and his wife Shirley built a home in North Wilmington, where they raised […]

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Stella J. Kozlowski

Stella J. Kozlowski

January 6, 2021

Stella J. Kozlowski, age 101, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Shipley Manor, Wilmington, Delaware. She was born in February of 1919 in Wilmington, Delaware and was the daughter of the late Stanley and Sophia Zegler. She was preceded in death by her husband Chester T. Kozlowski, her twin sister […]

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Arthur Earl Lee

Arthur Earl Lee

January 6, 2021

Arthur Earl Lee, age 95, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in Wilmington, Delaware. Formerly of Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, he was the loving husband of the late Carole Lee. They were married for 71 years. Born in West Philadelphia on June 22, 1925, Art was the son of the late Arthur and Pauline Lee, and […]

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Forrest D. Brown, Jr.

Forrest D. Brown, Jr.

January 4, 2021

Forrest D. Brown, Jr., age 92, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Jenner’s Pond. Forrest was born in Richmond, Virginia, son of the late Forrest D. Brown and Dorothy Stivers Brown. He graduated from Lewisburg High School in 1946, received his BA from Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA in 1950 […]

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Byron Samonisky

January 3, 2021

Byron Samonisky, 99, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2021. Born on September 14, 1921 to Harris and Mina Samonisky, he was a graduate of P.S. DuPont High School and the University of Delaware. Byron was a proud U.S. Army veteran of World War 2, having fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Byron was […]

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David E. Saunders, MD

David E. Saunders, MD

January 3, 2021

David E. Saunders, MD, age 89, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Wilmington Hospital, from COVID-19. David was born in 1931 in London England to the late Charles J. and Margery (née Hearn) Saunders. He was educated at King’s College University of London and received his MD from Kings College Hospital Medical School […]

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Robert Laurence Richards, Jr.

Robert Laurence Richards, Jr.

January 1, 2021

Robert Laurence Richards, Jr., age 91, passed away on January 1, 2021 at his home at Stonegates, Wilmington. He was a graduate of the University of Delaware and achieved his Doctorate in Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Robert received the U of D Merit Award in 1987 and the Outstanding Alumni Award […]

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