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Obituaries

Stanley Camp Faulds

Stanley Camp Faulds

November 16, 2019

Stanley Camp Faulds, 93, died peacefully on November 16, 2019. He was born in Clearwater, Florida in 1926 and grew up on the family farm, the youngest of the six children of Almira Rogers and Norval Merritt Faulds.   In 1944, Stan graduated early from high school, enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was […]

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Patricia M. Lewis

Patricia M. Lewis

November 15, 2019

Patricia McLaughlin Lewis, age 87 of Wilmington, DE formerly of Lewes passed away on November 15, 2019. A native Delawarean, Pat was born in Wilmington the oldest of seven children of Katherine and William McLaughlin. A graduate of P.S. DuPont High School and Goldey Beacom, Pat retired from the DuPont Company in 1982 after 33 […]

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Emily Elliot Samson Tepe

Emily Elliot Samson Tepe

November 15, 2019

Emily Elliot Samson Tepe, age 70, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  She had suffered a brain aneurysm.   Emily was a graduate of the Ellis School, the University of Pittsburgh (with honors) and the Paralegal Institute.  For many years she was active in community service: […]

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Josephine “Josie” Ciconte Conaty

Josephine “Josie” Ciconte Conaty

November 15, 2019

Josephine “Josie” Ciconte Conaty, age 87, of Wilmington and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, died on Friday, November 15, 2019 from complications of surgery while surrounded by members of her family. Born in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Josie’s early years were spent at her family’s residence in Rehoboth Beach, which residence is now home to the Summer House […]

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Hamilton Taylor

Hamilton Taylor

November 14, 2019

Hamilton Taylor, 91, of Wilmington, DE, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019, in his home of 53 years. Born in Chester, PA he was stationed in post-war Japan with the U.S. Army. He earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University and worked for Delmarva Power and Light for 38 years. Since 1958 he […]

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Charlene Hill Gray

Charlene Hill Gray

November 14, 2019

On November 14, 2019, Charlene H Gray, a longtime resident of Wilmington and Hockessin, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Charlene earned a nursing degree from Hahnemann Hospital. One of her greatest joys was taking care of people and their families. As an RN, she worked for many years in the Wilmington area until […]

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William Gerli Gahagan

William Gerli Gahagan

November 14, 2019

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of William Gerli Gahagan, age 89, of Wilmington, DE who died November 14, 2019, peacefully at his home surrounded by family. He was born in 1929, in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Frederick Mussen Gahagan and Alice (Gerli) Gahagan. Bill attended Brooks […]

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Carl R. Berry

Carl R. Berry

November 13, 2019

Carl R. Berry, age 78, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice on Wednesday, November, 13, 2019.   Born in 1941 in Elizabethtown, NC, Carl was the son of the late Claude and Mary (Skipper) Berry. He graduated from Lumberton High School in 1960. At 23 years old, he was drafted into the […]

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Robert W. Ross III

Robert W. Ross III

November 12, 2019

Robert W. (Bob) Ross III, 77, of Wilmington, Delaware, died Tuesday, November 12, 2019.  Born in Richmond, VA, he was the oldest son of the late Robert W. Ross, Jr, & Mary Cooper Ross.   Bob is survived by a son Robert W. Ross, IV (Robin Simpson, fiancée) of Newark, DE and daughter Melissa (Ross) […]

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Dr. Donald C. Mell, Jr.

Dr. Donald C. Mell, Jr.

November 9, 2019

Dr. Donald C. Mell, Jr. died on November 9, 2019, in Wilmington, Delaware, surrounded by his family, following a short illness. A professor of English literature at the University of Delaware for 47 years, Don was a dedicated teacher who loved lively discourse and the exchange of ideas. He was the truest form of a […]

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