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Obituaries

Robert Morris Silliman

Robert Morris Silliman

February 4, 2019

Robert Morris Silliman of Kennett Square, PA died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on February 4, 2019 of cancer. Bob was born in Wilmington, Delaware. He was the son of Mariana du Pont Silliman of Wilmington, Delaware and Henry Harper Silliman, a native of New York City. Bob attended Tower Hill School in Wilmington, […]

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Virginia Walker Wier

Virginia Walker Wier

February 4, 2019

Virginia Walker Wier died peacefully at home on February 4th at the age of 96. She was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut to Webster Upson Walker and May Camp Walker. She attended St. Catherine’s School in Richmond before going to Bradford Junior College. In 1943 she married the love of her life, Robert Wier III. They […]

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Robert Morris Silliman

Robert Morris Silliman

February 4, 2019

Robert Morris Silliman of Kennett Square, PA died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on February 4, 2019 of cancer.  Bob was born in Wilmington, Delaware.  He was the son of Mariana du Pont Silliman of Wilmington, Delaware and Henry Harper Silliman, a native of New York City. Bob attended Tower Hill School in Wilmington, DE; graduated from […]

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George Vassilatos

George Vassilatos

February 2, 2019

George Vassilatos, age 87, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully in the hospital in the presence of his family and priest. He was born in Corfu in 1931 and was educated in Athens, receiving his degree in chemical engineering in 1954 from the National Technical University (Polytechneion). After service in the Greek army, he received an […]

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Henry “Hank” J. Broda

Henry “Hank” J. Broda

February 1, 2019

Henry passed away peacefully on February 1, 2019 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware after a brief illness and complications from pneumonia. Born July 16th, 1938, in Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania to the late Andrew and Tessie (Grabowski) Broda, Henry attended Holy Family Catholic Church School in Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania and graduated from Sugar Notch High […]

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Marianne P. Sincock

February 1, 2019

Marianne P. Sincock, widow of State Rep. Richard Sincock, passed away on February 1, 2019 at the age of 92. She was active in Mt. Lebanon Church in Wilmington for many years. Marianne is survived by her son Steven and his wife Jeanne, two grandsons Jesse Tyler Sincock and Dr. Matthew Sincock and his wife […]

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Jean M. Halloran

Jean M. Halloran

January 31, 2019

Jean Marie (Haywood) Halloran, a lifelong Wilmingtonian, died January 31, 2019 at age 86. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Jean Haywood of Wilmington, DE. Jean was a graduate of Ursuline Academy and Goldey-Beacom College. She was employed by the duPont Company and Wilmington Trust Bank prior to raising her family. In […]

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Colonel Murphy Neal Jones, USAF (retired)

January 31, 2019

Colonel Murphy Neal Jones passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.  Neal was 81 years old and a resident of Magnolia, Delaware.  He was born in Baton Rouge, LA and graduated from Baton Rouge High School.  He went on to attend Tulane University on a football scholarship and was first string […]

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Frances A. Guynes

Frances A. Guynes

January 30, 2019

Frances A. Guynes, age 70, passed away peacefully at home with her family on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. She was a graduate of Brandywine High School and continued her education at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. Frances loved her family dearly and enjoyed vacations to the Caribbean, Disney and many other places with her family. […]

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Marjorie Evans Stevens

January 29, 2019

Marjorie Evans Stevens, passed into God’s hands on January 29, 2019, at the age of 92 years. She died peacefully at home while under the selfless and devoted care of her daughter, Melissa Stevens, and Melissa’s husband, Rick Howard. Joining Melissa and Rick in the loving watch were Melissa’s sister and brothers, grandchildren, the office […]

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