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Obituaries

Catherine L. “Kitty” Wilson

January 20, 2020

Catherine “Kitty” Wilson (nee Davis) passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on January 20, 2020 at the age of 75. The youngest daughter of Chester T and Kathryn L Davis, Kitty was born and raised and lived in Wilmington, DE her entire life. A graduate of St Elizabeth’s, she worked for the DuPont […]

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Leela Rangaswamy, MD

Leela Rangaswamy, MD

January 15, 2020

It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Dr. Leela Rangaswamy on January 15, 2020 in the Stonegates Retirement Community. Leela was born in Nagpur, India and grew up in New Delhi. She developed a love for learning and for helping others early in life. By the age of 23, she had […]

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Margaret E. Ward

Margaret E. Ward

January 15, 2020

Margaret Ellen Ward (nee Ralston), 95, passed away peacefully at her home in Hockessin, DE on Wednesday, January 15th. Peg is survived by her daughter, Lorraine Breen (nee Kahuy) of Brookhaven, PA, her son Gregg Ward of Landenberg, PA and eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Ward, her son Glenn Ward and […]

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James R. Hodges

James R. Hodges

January 14, 2020

James R. Hodges of Wilmington Delaware passed away on January 14, 2020 at the age of 91. Jim was born in Detroit Michigan, the son of George and Elizabeth Hodges.  He spent most of his childhood on Lake Angelus near Pontiac, where he developed a life-long passion for the outdoors – hunting, fishing, skiing, swimming […]

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Jane Reynolds Hunt

Jane Reynolds Hunt

January 13, 2020

Jane Reynolds Hunt of Hockessin, passed away peacefully and joined the angels in heaven on January 13, 2020. She was 86.   Jane was the daughter of the late John B. and Mary W. Reynolds of Wilmington. She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Colin P. Hunt, and her two sons Rick […]

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Beatrice D. Massih

Beatrice D. Massih

January 13, 2020

Beatrice D. Massih, age 84, of Hockessin, Delaware formerly of Wilmington, Delaware passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 13, 2020 at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital. Beatrice was a graduate of Beverly High School in Beverly, Massachusetts and Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. First and foremost, “Beebe” was a loving wife, […]

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Leslie W. Whitney

Leslie W. Whitney

January 11, 2020

Leslie W. Whitney, age 99, passed away peacefully on Saturday January 11, 2020 at Barclay Friends in West Chester, PA. He had resided at Maris Grove, Glen Mills, PA The son of a Baptist minister he was born in Philadelphia, New York, in 1920 and felt called to a life of service. He chose medicine […]

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Robert Bayard Berndt

Robert Bayard Berndt

January 9, 2020

Robert Bayard Berndt, age 80, of Chadds Ford, PA died suddenly on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his home. Rob was born in Chadds Ford, son of the late Bayard and Rita Blatz Berndt. He attended Temple University, Ambler Campus from 1959 to 1962. He also attended the University of Georgia in Athens, GA from […]

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Mary Melinda Byers

Mary Melinda Byers

January 7, 2020

It is with great sorrow we announce that Melinda (aka Mimi aka Mom Dukes) Byers passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice in the Christiana Hospital on January 7, 2020. She was at war with many physical ailments throughout her life, but her final battle was a heart attack at her home on December 30, 2019. […]

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Donna Mercedes Sellman

Donna Mercedes Sellman

January 7, 2020

Donna Mercedes Sellman, 94 years of age, passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 7, 2020 in Season’s Hospice and Palliative Unit, Christiana Care, Newark DE. Donna was born in 1925, Baltimore MD, to the late G. Wilmer DuVall and Marian Mercedes Brown DuVall Wilhelm. She was predeceased by her brother, Robert Emerson DuVall, and her […]

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