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Obituaries

Dewey A. Nelson, MD

Dewey A. Nelson, MD

November 19, 2017

 Dewey A. Nelson, MD died peacefully on November 19, 2017 at Landis Homes retirement community in Lititz, PA. Dewey was fortunate and blessed to have lived a long and fulfilling life.  Dewey was born in Eldorado, Arkansas and grew up in Bunkie, Louisiana, the son of an ESSO pipeline foreman. His passion for medicine was […]

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Helen Irene Rapp

Helen Irene Rapp

November 17, 2017

Helen Irene Rapp neé Vetter, widow of George G. Rapp, aged 96, of Broomall PA, died on Thursday Nov. 16 2017 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She graduated from Kensington High School. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Helen worked as an X-ray tech, then Draft Woman for GE where she met her husband of 57 years, […]

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Diane Judge

Diane Judge

November 15, 2017

Diane Judge passed away on November 15, 2017 at the age of 52 after a long fought illness.  She passed away at home surrounded by her adoring family. Diane was the loving wife of Douglas for 25 years and the devoted mother of Matthew, Kiera and Katie.   There will be a visitation at the […]

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Ioanna (Joan) Ganiaris

Ioanna (Joan) Ganiaris

November 15, 2017

After a brief illness, Joan Ganiaris, age 85, passed away peacefully at her home on November 15, 2017 surrounded by her daughters. Joan was born in Kyparissia, Greece in 1932, one of three children. She often spoke of that beautiful part of Greece with its olive groves, vineyards and views of the Ionian Sea.  Sadly, […]

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Mary Isabel Ford MacDermott

November 15, 2017

Mary Isabel Ford MacDermott, age 95, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on November 16, 2017 at the Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis. She died from injuries sustained in a fall at her home. Isabel was born in 1922 in Youngstown, Ohio. She was the second of four children born to John and Dorothy Ford. […]

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Shirley Z. Robinson Griffith

Shirley Z. Robinson Griffith

November 14, 2017

Shirley Z. Robinson Griffith, age 90, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Shirley, was born in Scranton, PA on September 8, 1927, daughter of the late Roland and Mildred Robinson. She loved her alma mater, Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She was a devoted […]

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Ronald Francis August, Sr.

Ronald Francis August, Sr.

November 13, 2017

Ronald Francis August, Sr., age 76, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on November 13, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital.   Ron began his career serving his electrical apprenticeship with Bartley Electric in Wilmington. He learned how to rebuild, strip and rewind motors, motor controls, troubleshooting, pole climbing and performed electric service work for industrial customers. […]

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Henrietta H. Weinrib

November 12, 2017

Henrietta H. Weinrib, age 93, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on November 12, 2017. Born in 1923, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Mildred (Mitchell) Himber. Henrietta was a graduate of P.S. DuPont High School Class of June 1942. She worked as a Secretary for the Wilmington Board of Education. She was […]

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Henry Clement Walter

Henry Clement Walter

November 12, 2017

Dr. Henry C. Walter, an MIT-educated chemist who came to Delaware in 1948 and never left, passed away on Sunday evening after living a venerable 98 years. A native of Boston, Mass., Dr. Walter worked for the DuPont Co. for 36 years before retiring in 1982. He and his late wife Lynn (Gaffney) were active […]

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Margaret Ruth Fasig

Margaret Ruth Fasig

November 12, 2017

Margaret Ruth Fasig, age 78, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017.  Margaret, known as “Peggy” to her family and friends, was born in 1939 in Cincinnati, OH, daughter of the late Margaret Alberta and Byron Pribble Yelton. She graduated from Walnut Hills High School and Miami (Ohio) University. Peggy was a […]

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