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Richard N. Smith

Richard N. Smith

June 16, 2021

Richard N. Smith, age 75, son of Charles and Violet Smith, died of prostate cancer and passed on to heavenly rest on June 16, 2021. He was predeceased by his brother, Charles II (Chick); survived by his wife, Donna Smith; his son, Dr. Christopher Smith, Ph.D; his daughter-in-law, Katherine Hetrick; his beloved grandson, Conrad Smith; […]

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Alice L. Valdes

Alice L. Valdes

June 16, 2021

Alice L. Valdes, age 93, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at her home. Alice was born in Nashville, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Carl S. and Gertrude Smith Valdes. After her graduation from St. Vincent Academy, St. Vincent, KY she served in the U.S. Navy from 1949 to 1953. […]

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Guillermo Lionel Ortega

Guillermo Lionel Ortega

June 14, 2021

Guillermo Lionel Ortega passed away of natural causes on June 14, 2021. “Mito”, “G” as he was known to family and friends was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala and immigrated with his family to the United States in 1978. He was the son of the late Dr. William Ortega and the late Louise Ortega. He […]

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Thomas Massey, III

June 13, 2021

Thomas Massey, III, age 97, of North Chesterfield, VA, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away on June 13, 2021. Born in Wilmington in 1924 he was the son of the late Albert L. and Helen S. Massey. He was a graduate of Mercersburg Academy and Wharton School University of Pennsylvania. He served in the Navy […]

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Agnes G. Pearce

Agnes G. Pearce

June 8, 2021

Agnes G. Pearce, age 96, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at her home.   Agnes was born in Wallace, Idaho, the daughter of the late Alfred G. and Grace Pearce. She attended elementary school in Osburn, ID and high school in Wallace, ID.   Agnes served in the U.S. Navy […]

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Franklin T. “Trashhh” Sanderson

Franklin T. “Trashhh” Sanderson

June 7, 2021

Frank Sanderson, age 72 of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on June 7, 2021, surrounded by his family, following a short but courageous battle with lymphoma. He was born in Berwick, Pennsylvania on November 28, 1948 and was raised in Wilmington, Delaware. Frank graduated from Salesianum high school and served in the United States Air Force […]

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Richard C. Porter II

Richard C. Porter II

June 6, 2021

Richard C. Porter II, better known as Rick, died on June 6, 2021, at Christiana Hospital at the age of 80, after courageously battling cancer for nearly two decades. Rick was born in Wilmington, Delaware, on June 15, 1940, to Elizabeth and William H. Porter. He attended Ursuline Academy and went on to graduate from […]

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Andrew Dal Nogare

Andrew Dal Nogare

June 6, 2021

It is with great sadness the family of Andrew Dal Nogare announce his passing at the age of 59. Andrew will forever be remembered for his intelligent wit, skill with creating wonderful meals for family and friends, and for his love of learning. Andrew’s curiosity led him to earn an FCC radio operator permit for […]

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John Paul Cornell

John Paul Cornell

June 4, 2021

John Paul Cornell, 97, of Greenville, Delaware died on June 4, 2021 with his daughter by his side. Born March 4, 1924, in Clendenin, WV, John attended Marshall University and Morris Harvey College following his service during World War II as a Naval Aviator. He began his career with Columbia Gas System in 1951 in […]

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Carl Schnee

Carl Schnee

May 30, 2021

Carl Schnee, age 85, of Wilmington, DE, died on May 30th at Country House of Wilmington. He was born in Philadelphia on January 2, 1936 to Lee Rockower and Abraham Schnee. After graduating from Overbrook High School in Philadelphia, Mr. Schnee received his B.A degree from Muhlenberg College and his law degree from Villanova University […]

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