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Eben Townsend Bramhall

Eben Townsend Bramhall, age 80, of Newark, DE, formerly of Georgetown, DE, and Bethany Beach, passed away at his home on October 1, 2019. He was the husband of Evelyn (Sager) with whom he shared 29 years of marriage.

Eben moved to Newark in 1962, following his graduation from Temple University with his marriage to his first wife Karla Croxson, now deceased. Then he started his insurance agency Bramhall and Hitchen, which he ran successfully and sold in 1999 to his son, Marty when he retired.

Throughout his life, Eben loved sailing the Chesapeake. He had friends he cherished and an overwhelming love for all animals.

Eben leaves behind his wife Evelyn, his son Martin Eben, a daughter Katherine Maria, a granddaughter Bridgette West, two great grandchildren Chloe and Carter, and his buddy, Charlie, the cat.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that you give to the charity of the organization of your choice.

Funeral Services

A visitation will be held on Sunday October 13, 2019 at Chandler Funeral Home, 7230 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE from 3:00-4:30PM. A memorial service will be held Monday at the funeral home at 11:30AM. A reception will follow at his son’s house at Corner Ketch.


    Joe and Fran lit a candle and writes,
    Sorry for your loss and will light a candle in church on Sunday. Fran & Joe Thomas
    10/10/2019 07:04 am
    Patty Kalmbacher lit a candle and writes,
    Marty, I am sorry for your loss. I will be keeping the you and your family in my prayers. Mr. Bramhall was always so cheerful. Love, Patty
    10/10/2019 09:17 am
    Tracy Mulveny writes,
    Marty I am so sorry to learn you have lost your Dad. We had some great times back in Arbour Park when you were growing up. He was a great guy and will surely be missed
    10/10/2019 06:58 pm
    Class of 1956 writes,
    The members of the Georgetown High School Class of 1956 wish to express their sincere sympathy on your loss. Eben was one of our classmates during his early school years, and we remember him fondly.
    10/12/2019 09:32 pm

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