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Obituaries


Barbara M. Renz

Barbara M. Renz

May 26, 2024

Barbara M. Renz, 86, formerly of Newark, passed away on May 26, 2024, at Life Care Center of Attleboro, Massachusetts. Born in Wilmington, she spent most of her life in Delaware, until moving to Massachusetts in early 2023 to be near her family. She was pre-deceased by her husband George (2004), daughter Debbie (1992), and […]

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Kenneth Lynn Hampton

Kenneth Lynn Hampton

May 26, 2024

Kenneth Lynn Hampton, age 79 of Wilmington, Delaware. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. Kenneth was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2022. His strong will to survive and the love of his family carried him through the last two years. Despite his own battle, he was always eager […]

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Fred J. Anders, Jr.

Fred J. Anders, Jr.

May 24, 2024

Fred J. Anders, Jr., known to his loved ones as Fred, aged 95, departed this life in the peaceful retirement community of Stonegates on May 24, 2024, in Greenville, Delaware. He was born in 1928, in Lakewood, Ohio. Fred was a man of science who dedicated his career to DuPont, working in various locations including […]

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Devyani Shah

Devyani Shah

May 23, 2024

Devyani “Devy” A. Shah, 81, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother of Hockessin, DE, passed away from complications of a respiratory illness on May 23, 2024, leaving a void her family cannot fill. She was born in Gujarat, India and attended university in Mumbai before emigrating to Philadelphia with her newlywed husband, Ashvin Shah, in 1968.  […]

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Linda H. O’Connor

Linda H. O’Connor

May 22, 2024

Linda Hardy O’Connor died peacefully on May 22, 2024, at her home at the Country House in Wilmington, DE. Linda was born in 1940, to Vernal and Zella Hardy of Wilmington, DE, and earned her undergraduate degree in chemistry at Bucknell University.  She met her husband to be, Brian O’Connor, while completing graduate work in […]

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Frances B. Taylor

Frances B. Taylor

May 21, 2024

Frances Marie Beardsley Taylor, age 92, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Frances was born in 1932 and grew up in Chester, PA. and attended Chester High where she was a drum majorette and participated in Young Life. She spent many happy summers in Nicholson as […]

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Ruth Matruder Smythe

Ruth Matruder Smythe

May 20, 2024

Ruth Louise Matruder Smythe of Rehoboth Beach, DE died peacefully with her children at her side on May 20, 2024.  Most people knew Ruth as a prominent attorney and fierce advocate, both in private practice and as a Public Defender for the State of Delaware.  But more importantly, everyone knew Ruth as a loving wife, […]

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Laura Baumann

Laura Baumann

May 20, 2024

Laura Máthé Baumann, aged 94, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Monday, May 20, 2024 after a short illness. Laura was a caring, loving, and wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was devoted to her husband, family, and extended family. After leaving her home in Kolozsvár, Hungary in 1944, she spent several years in […]

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Gail A. Slothour

Gail A. Slothour

May 17, 2024

Gail A Slothour, age 85 of Wilmington, Delaware passed away May 17, 2024, after a short illness. Gail was born the only child of Grace Kratz Andrews Hickey and Robert L Andrews in Lancaster County, PA. She graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School in Lancaster in 1956. She then attended Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing and earned her RN license in 1959. She […]

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Parry M. Norling

Parry M. Norling

May 17, 2024

Parry McWhinnie Norling, 85, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 17, 2024, at Cokesbury Village in Hockessin, DE. He was the loving father of Christine (Andrew) Jones and Jonathan Norling (Colleen Quinn). He was predeceased by his parents, Oscar Norling and Katherine McWhinnie Norling, and his loving wife, Nancy McDiarmid Norling, who passed […]

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