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Obituaries


Ronald J. Raftovich

Ronald J. Raftovich

March 29, 2024

Ronald “Ron” J. Raftovich, age 77, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 29, 2024, at his home. Beloved by his family and friends, he was a devoted father and grandfather, and a true friend to many. He loved to tell jokes and recount his stories from his travels around the world. Ron was born in 1947 in […]

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Manfred J. Buehler

Manfred J. Buehler

March 28, 2024

It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Manfred Buehler, a devoted family man, respected professional, and cherished friend to many. Manfred’s life was marked by his unwavering integrity, and the deep love he held for his family. Manfred’s industrious nature and keen intellect led him to graduate early from Pennsylvania […]

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Margaret P. Lounsbury

Margaret P. Lounsbury

March 28, 2024

We mourn the loss of Margaret Porch Lounsbury, daughter of the late Charles Douglas and Mary Louise Porch, who was born on March 16, 1919, and died on March 28, 2024. She is survived by her daughter Margaret D. Thompson and husband E. Randy Shull of Wellesley, Massachusetts, by her son James C. Thompson and […]

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Jean Muir Ingalls

Jean Muir Ingalls

March 27, 2024

Jean Muir Ingalls, known as Beanie to her family and friends, a longtime resident of Wilmington, DE, died Wednesday the 27th of March at Country House. She had recently turned 100 years of age. Beanie is predeceased by her son William, her husband of 53 years, Robert, and her great grandson Hudson Muir Overdorff. She […]

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Judith Coolidge Carpenter Herdeg

Judith Coolidge Carpenter Herdeg

March 26, 2024

Judith Coolidge Carpenter Herdeg, aged 85, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, March 26th, 2024. The only child of Donald Fell and Louise Coolidge Carpenter, Judy spent her early childhood in Southport, CT, before ultimately moving to Pennsylvania. She graduated from Tower Hill School and Bennett College (NY), and studied at the Art […]

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Edith Johnson Dykes

Edith Johnson Dykes

March 24, 2024

What a journey it has been for the matriarch of our large and loving family, and what a legacy she leaves for all of us to carry on in our stories and actions.  Her work here is done, after 33,124 days of making the world a better place. Edith was born on July 17, 1933, […]

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Dr. Michael H. Borek

Dr. Michael H. Borek

March 21, 2024

Dr. Michael H. Borek, age 75, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Penn Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Michael was born in 1948 in Woodbury, New Jersey, son of the late Michael H. Borek and Kathleen F. (Hosey) Borek. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1976 […]

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Susan D. Buscemi

Susan D. Buscemi

March 20, 2024

Susan D. Buscemi, age 76, of Bridgeville, DE, formerly of Cambridge, MD and Baltimore, MD, passed away on March 20, 2024 at Delaware Hospice in Milford, DE. Susan graduated from Parkville Senior High School in 1965 and earned her B.S. in Computer Science from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 1995. She was […]

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Geraldine P. Crock

Geraldine P. Crock

March 19, 2024

Geraldine “Gerry” Crock, age 89, the younger daughter of Ernest and Bertha Phillips, passed away Tuesday morning, March 19, 2024 after a brief illness. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA but moved to West Virginia when she was two. She grew up the proverbial “coal-miner’s daughter” as her dad worked for several coal mines in […]

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Leonora Hunt Ross

March 19, 2024

Leonora Hunt Ross, born in Illinois in 1935 and married Charles Ross in 1959, passed away on March 19, 2024. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Lennie valued the love of her family and friends. She is predeceased in death by her son Andrew; […]

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