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Obituaries


George Nicholas Righos

George Nicholas Righos

September 18, 2021

George Nicholas Righos, age 89, of Claymont, DE, passed away, peacefully, on Saturday, September 18, 2021 in Hockessin, DE. George was born in Athens, Greece and served as a Chief Petty Officer Radar Technician in the Greek Royal Navy before coming to the United States. He worked for ARA Food Services in Delaware for 36 […]

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Barbara Marie Godfrey

Barbara Marie Godfrey

September 16, 2021

Barbara Marie Godfrey, age 80, of Kennett Square, PA and formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at home on September 16, 2021. Barbara was born and raised in Wilmington, DE to William and Concetta Tulowitzki and was a graduate of Wilmington High School. She worked for Diamond State Telephone Company before taking a position […]

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Francis Adkins Sr.

Francis Adkins Sr.

September 13, 2021

Francis “Frank” Adkins Sr., departed this world on September 13, 2021.He was 79. Born in Salisbury, MD, he had lived in Wilmington since 1963. Frank was a 1959 graduate of Wicomico Senior High School in Salisbury, where he met his lifelong sweetheart. He graduated from Goldey Beacom College with an Associate’s degree in Accounting in […]

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Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter, III

Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter, III

September 13, 2021

Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter, III – known to all as “Ruly”, passed away at home September 13, 2021, surrounded by his family – he was 81. Ruly was born in 1940 in Wilmington Delaware, to Robert Ruliph Morgan Carpenter, Jr. (Bob) and Mary Kaye Carpenter. He graduated from Tower Hill School. An athlete and scholar, […]

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Ocie H. Bernstein

Ocie H. Bernstein

September 13, 2021

Ocie H. Bernstein, age 90, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on September 13, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in 1931 in Paris, VA to the late Kenton and Pauline Holsinger. She attended Towson State University, various other colleges and universities, including University of Frankfurt, Maine and Lincoln, ultimately receiving her Master’s […]

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Lydia Richards Boyer

Lydia Richards Boyer

September 13, 2021

Lydia Richards Boyer, age 89, formerly of Wilmington and Centreville, died on September 13, 2021, at Stonegates, Greenville.  She was the oldest child of the late Robert Henry Richards, Jr. and Harriett Kellond Richards.  She grew up on Broom Street and attended Tower Hill School and Warner Junior High.  She was graduated from Madeira School, […]

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Karen Bengston

Karen Bengston

September 10, 2021

Karen (Conti) Bengston, 62, of Avondale, PA, passed away on September 10, 2021. Karen was born in 1958 in Harrisburg, PA. She was a graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School and the University of Delaware, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and marketing. Karen had a 33-year career in marketing […]

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Jean M. Zimmerman

Jean M. Zimmerman

September 10, 2021

Jean M. Zimmerman died peacefully on September 10, 2021. She was born in Leonardtown, Maryland, the daughter of George and Eva McCully. She was predeceased by her husband, William E. Zimmerman in 2012, whom she was married to for 63 years. Jean was the beloved mother of William E. Zimmerman, Jr. (Joan) and Jean Zimmerman, […]

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Marilyn Lee Powell

Marilyn Lee Powell

September 9, 2021

Marilyn Lee Powell, age 88, of Wilmington Delaware passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at her home with her family beside her. Marilyn was born in Berlin, New Jersey, daughter of the late Stacey Hill and Dorothy Galloway Hill. In the early 1950’s , Marilyn was a dancer on the Paul Whiteman’s TV Teen […]

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Bonnie C. Mervine

Bonnie C. Mervine

September 9, 2021

Bonnie Clair Mervine, age 77, of Claymont, Delaware passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 9, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Bonnie was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Bernard E (Dink) and Grace (Hamilton) Derr.  She was the oldest of two children and graduated from Interboro High School in 1961. On […]

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