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Obituaries


John Charles Kelly

John Charles Kelly

July 25, 2021

John Charles Kelly, age 78, a resident of Greenville and a lifelong resident of Delaware, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 25 after a long and valiant battle with Parkinson’s disease. John was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware where he graduated from Mount Pleasant High School and later worked for more than 30 years […]

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Phyllis Woodward Truax

Phyllis Woodward Truax

July 21, 2021

Phyllis Woodward Truax, age 93, passed away peacefully in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, surrounded by her family. Phyllis was born in Luray, Virginia, daughter of the late William Lovie Woodward and Lillie Belle Jenkins Woodward. She graduated from Luray High School and attended secretarial school. In 1953 she married Harry Mack Truax. […]

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Margaret (Maggie) Marvel Sanger

Margaret (Maggie) Marvel Sanger

July 21, 2021

Margaret (Maggie) Marvel Sanger, age 90, died Wednesday July 21, 2021. Born in Salisbury Maryland. Maggie was a lifelong resident of Wilmington, Delaware where she met her husband of 67 years Richard (Dixie) P. Sanger Maggie was a graduate of Tatnall School (‘49) and Briarcliff College, where she earned a degree in early childhood education. […]

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Sandeep Panwalker

Sandeep Panwalker

July 21, 2021

He loved to walk in the woods, to smell the fresh air and the scents of forests. The twinkle in his eye and the dimple on one cheek informed us how much he enjoyed the simple joys of life. That life was cut short when he left this earth on July 21, 2021 before he […]

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Joan S. McGhie

Joan S. McGhie

July 20, 2021

Joan S. McGhie, age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Seasons Hospice in Wilmington Hospital. Joan graduated from Georgetown High School in 1953, earning her nursing degree from Beebe Hospital in 1957 and worked in the hospital’s operating room. She met James Sr. at a bowling alley in […]

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Lt. Gen. Clarence E. Atkinson

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. Atkinson

July 17, 2021

Clarence “Ed” Atkinson, age 97, of West Grove, Pennsylvania and formerly of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021. Clarence graduated from Conrad High School in 1941 and enlisted in the Army Air Corps, where he served as a pilot instructor throughout World War II. When the war ended, 1st Lt. Atkinson became […]

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William J. Komarnicki

William J. Komarnicki

July 15, 2021

William J. Komarnicki, age 68, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021 after complications from surgery. Bill grew up in Wallingford PA, and spent his adult life in Wilmington DE. Everyone loved Bill. Strong, tall, and handsome, his physical presence could be intimidating, but he was a gentle soul, non-judgmental and easy to be with, […]

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Jenny Lee Megill

Jenny Lee Megill

July 13, 2021

Jenny Lee Megill, age 80, a lifelong resident of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital. Jenny was raised in Wilmington and attended AI DuPont High School. She worked as an insurance adjuster for Cigna Insurance for many years prior to her retirement. Jenny loved to travel and […]

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Anna G. Sielaff

Anna G. Sielaff

July 13, 2021

Anna G. Sielaff, age 98, of Hockessin, Delaware and formerly of Dover, Delaware, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 surrounded by her loving family at Summit Assisted Living in Hockessin. Anna was raised in Baltimore, Maryland and worked as an administrative assistant at Johns Hopkins University for 10 years until her retirement in 1988. She […]

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Rosalind J. Hoffmann

Rosalind J. Hoffmann

July 12, 2021

Rosalind “Roz” J. Hoffmann, age 92, of Greenville, Delaware, passed away peacefully in her home of 64 years surrounded by her loving family on July 12, 2021. Roz was born on September 21, 1928 in Allendale, SC and grew up in Augusta, GA. She married James Hoffmann in 1953 and moved to Delaware, never looking […]

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