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Obituaries


Alvin “Al” Edward Neiger, Jr.

Alvin “Al” Edward Neiger, Jr.

October 3, 2022

Al Neiger Jr., 83, passed away peacefully on October 3, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in 1939 to Alvin E. Neiger Sr and Jesse Leyh Neiger. A native of Wilmington, DE, Al graduated from Wilmington High School in 1958. He attended University of Delaware in 1959; becoming the first ever player […]

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Kennard Potts

Kennard Potts

September 29, 2022

Kennard “Ken” Lawrence Potts, age 77, of Wilmington, Delaware died on Thursday, September 29, 2022. Ken graduated from the Alexis I. DuPont High School in 1963, received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Delaware in 1967 and received a Master’s in Public Administration from Widener University in 2004. Ken spent his career […]

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Annette M. Profeto

Annette M. Profeto

September 29, 2022

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Annette M. Profeto (74) (nee Beltz) of Upper Chichester, PA formerly of Ridley Park, PA on September 29, 2022, surrounded by family and friends. Annette is survived by her husband of 54 years, David, daughter Jean Marie Profeto of Brookhaven, PA, […]

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Thelma Jackson

Thelma Jackson

September 28, 2022

Thelma “Nums” Jackson died peacefully in Wilmington DE on September 28. She was nearly 89 years old. Thelma was preceded by her love, Lou, just four months ago. Throughout her lifetime, Thelma gave from her heart to family and friends, acquaintances and strangers. She was always available to others, and would literally give you the […]

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Curtis Covelli

Curtis Covelli

September 27, 2022

“My favorite people call me Dad.” Curtis Raymond Covelli, age 65, of Ocean View, DE, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at home with family. Curt was born in Wilmington, DE in 1957, the first child of Raymond and Margaret (Knotts) Covelli. He graduated in 1975 from McKean High School, and he attended the […]

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Martha Fitzpatrick Dixon

Martha Fitzpatrick Dixon

September 26, 2022

Martha Ann Fitzpatrick Dixon, age 81, of Audubon, PA passed peacefully in her sleep at Kindred Care Hospital in Havertown, PA on September 26, 2022. Martha was born in New York City, the daughter of Edward John and Florence McAuley Fitzpatrick, and grew up in Jackson Heights, New York. She graduated from the Mary Lewis […]

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Mohsen Shafeizadeh

September 18, 2022

Mohsen Shafeizadeh, age 84, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 18. Mohsen was born in Tehran, Iran, son of the late Ali and Leyla Asghar. He attended Tehran University, where he graduated with a degree in finance. Mohsen went on to become the president of banking for Melat Bank in Tehran. Mohsen […]

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Jacqueline French Gatcomb

Jacqueline French Gatcomb

September 16, 2022

Jacqueline F. Gatcomb, age 94, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Friday, September 16, at the Country House Retirement Community in Greenville, DE where she expanded her friendships over the last 20 years. Jackie attended the University of Maine at Orono, earning a degree in Medical Technology which later secured her employment at several hospitals […]

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Melinda Chang Burton

Melinda Chang Burton

September 16, 2022

Melinda Chang Burton, mother, grandmother, and friend, died at her home in Wilmington, DE, surrounded by love. She was born in New York City, and identified as a “real New Yorker.” After graduating from Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda MD she earned her B.A. Degree in History at Gettysburg College and her Masters in […]

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Barbara Grieco Pietropaulo

Barbara Grieco Pietropaulo

September 15, 2022

Barbara Grieco Pietropaulo, age 74, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday, September 15, 2022. Barbara was born in Wilmington, daughter of the late Michael and Rose Marie Solge Grieco. She attended St. Mary Magdalen School and graduated from Padua Academy in 1966. She received her Bachelor’s […]

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