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  • Susan Elaine Foote Obituary Photo
    Susan Elaine Foote, 55 Newark, Delaware

    November 11, 1961 - September 25, 2017

    Susan Elaine Foote, age 55 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday September 25, 2017. She was born on November 11, 1961 in Oxford, PA to the late Harold Gotschall Sr. and Joyce (Hill) Gotschall. Susan was a dedicated...


  • Mary Johnson McIntosh Obituary Photo
    Mary Johnson McIntosh, 93 Oxford, Pennsylvania

    October 29, 1923 - September 22, 2017

    Mary J. McIntosh, 93, a long-time resident of Newark, DE, died September 22, 2017, at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, PA, where she had lived the last 10 years. Born on October 29, 1923 in Pottawattamie County, IA,...


  • Joan M. Zola, 81 Wilmington, Delaware

    October 14, 1935 - September 13, 2017

    Joan M. Zola, age 81, of Wilmington, DE died Wednesday, September 13, 2017. She was born October 14, 1935 to the late Josephus F. Zgola and Gisella Marie Zgola. Joan was a very bright woman with a Master's degree....


  • Ann K. May Obituary Photo
    Ann K. May, 87 Hockessin, Delaware

    June 22, 1930 - September 10, 2017

    Ann Kissinger Bartle May, 87, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her family. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, she obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of...


  • David Joel Gruner Obituary Photo
    David Joel Gruner, 79 Newark, Delaware

    March 9, 1938 - September 7, 2017

    David Joel Gruner age 79, died on the 7th of September 2017 at home in Newark, Delaware. Born in Santa Monica, California. He was the son of the late Lawrence Herman Gruner and Emma Helene Ladewig. He is survived...


  • Matthew John Dickerson Obituary Photo
    Matthew John Dickerson, 58 Newark, Delaware

    January 26, 1959 - September 5, 2017

    Matthew John Dickerson of Newark, DE, age 58, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017. He was born on January 26, 1959 in Elkton, MD to Marietta (Garrett) Dickerson and the late Burton R. Dickerson, Sr. Matthew...


  • Jennie J.  (Klukiewicz-Kokary) McCall Obituary Photo
    Jennie J. (Klukiewicz-Kokary) McCall Newark, Delaware

    August 21, 2017

    Jennie J. (Klukiewicz-Kokary) McCall, age 101, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Monday, August 21st at Millcroft Nursing Care. Jennie was born in Philadelphia on January 7, 1916, daughter of the late...


  • John B. Seweyrn, "Jack" Obituary Photo
    John B. Seweyrn, "Jack", 80 Wilmington, Delaware

    March 13, 1937 - August 18, 2017

    John B. Seweryn, "Jack", age 80, of Wilmington, DE, passed away August 18, 2017. Born March 13, 1937 in Ringtown, PA, Jack was the son of the late Peter Seweryn and the late Vesta (Laudeman) Guinn. Jack was a...


  • Susan P. Shaffer Obituary Photo
    Susan P. Shaffer, 64 Newark, Delaware

    July 28, 1953 - August 16, 2017

    Susan P. Shaffer, age 64 of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at St. Francis Compassionate Care Hospice. She was born on July 28, 1953 in Wilmington, DE to the late John H. Peck and Mary E....


  • Alan H. Ferguson Obituary Photo
    Alan H. Ferguson, 79 Newark, Delaware

    September 17, 1937 - August 15, 2017

    Alan H. Ferguson, 79, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on August 15, 2017. He was born September 17, 1937 in Holyoke, MA to the late Howard and Nita Ferguson. Mr. Ferguson retired after 32 years as an engineer...


  • June J. Vande Poele Obituary Photo
    June J. Vande Poele, 84 Hockessin, Delaware

    June 18, 1933 - August 6, 2017

    June Jarrell Vande Poele, age 84, of Hockessin, DE (formerly of Newark, DE and Fenwick Island, DE) passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Born June 18, 1933 in Wilmington, DE, June was the daughter of the...


  • Marguerite D. Baker Obituary Photo
    Marguerite D. Baker, 63 Wilmington, Delaware

    March 31, 1954 - July 29, 2017

    Marguerite D. Baker, age 63, died at home after having a significant stroke a few months before. Marge, also known as Karen to some, grew up in W. Paterson, New Jersey with her adopted family. She loved helping people,...


  • Paul Charles "Dutch" VanVechten, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Paul Charles "Dutch" VanVechten, Sr., 73 Newark, Delaware

    August 25, 1943 - July 24, 2017

    Paul Charles "Dutch" VanVechten, Sr., age 73, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017. He was born in Wilmington, DE, on August 25, 1943 to the late Charles Henry and Muriel Zelma Gifford VanVechten. ...


  • Mary L. Zagar Obituary Photo
    Mary L. Zagar, 80 Newark, Delaware

    August 22, 1936 - July 24, 2017

    Mary L. Zagar, of Newark, Delaware, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, July 24, 2017. She was born on August 22, 1936 in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, to the late Clarence J. Wendel and Mary L. (Brentari)...


  • Jean Hillman Jessup Obituary Photo
    Jean Hillman Jessup, 88 Newark, Delaware

    August 26, 1928 - July 21, 2017

    Jean Hillman Jessup, age 88, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 21, 2017. Born August 26, 1928 in Dunkirk, NY, Jean was the daughter of the late William and Marjorie Hillman. Deeply devoted to her...


  • Elizabeth Annie Ayars  "Betty" Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth Annie Ayars "Betty", 91 Wilmington, Delaware

    April 24, 1926 - July 18, 2017

    Elizabeth "Betty" Annie Ayars of Wilmington, DE, age 91, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was born on April 24, 1926 in Newark, DE to the late Clifford J. Ayars and Mattie Peters (Guthrie) Ayars. Betty enjoyed...


  • Charles P. Frantz Obituary Photo
    Charles P. Frantz, 95 Wilmington, Delaware

    June 23, 1922 - June 30, 2017

    Charles Paul (Chuck) Frantz, born 6/23/22 in Norristown, PA, son of Horace H. Frantz and Marian Smith Frantz. Graduate of Norristown High School, PA; attended two years at the Conservatory of Music, Lebanon Valley...


  • Sara Lucy Slader Obituary Photo
    Sara Lucy Slader, 69 Wilmington, Delaware

    October 6, 1947 - June 24, 2017

    Sara Lucy Slader, age 69, of Wilmington, DE went home to her Lord and Saviour on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Born October 6, 1947 in Washington, D.C., Sara was the daughter of the late Gregory and Lucy (Poland) Slader....


  • Louise Laws Press Obituary Photo
    Louise Laws Press, 93 Lewes, Delaware

    August 3, 1923 - June 22, 2017

    Louise Laws Press, 93, of Lewes, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Born on August 3, 1923 in Glasgow, DE, she was the daughter of the late Julian and Flora (Rickards) Laws. In addition to her...


  • Estelle Ward Badger Obituary Photo
    Estelle Ward Badger, 90 Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

    February 13, 1927 - June 11, 2017

    Estelle W. Badger, age 90 of Glen Mills, PA, passed away on June 11, 2017. She was born on February 13, 1927 in Baltimore, MD to the late John Tull Ward and Bertha Henrietta (Gerland) Ward. Estelle was a very proud...


  • Robert Franklin Geesaman Obituary Photo
    Robert Franklin Geesaman, 92 Newark, Delaware

    October 19, 1924 - June 7, 2017

    Robert Franklin Geesaman, age 92, of Newark, DE died on June 7, 2017. He was born in Rouzerville, Pennsylvania on Oct 19, 1924 and moved to Newark, Delaware at the age of 3 with his parents to his grandfather's farm ...


  • Donald C. McKenney Obituary Photo
    Donald C. McKenney, 82 Newark, Delaware

    August 31, 1934 - June 4, 2017

    Donald C. McKenney also known as (Mac) age 82 of Pike Creek passed on peacefully to his eternal home with his daughter Penny and son Stephen lovingly by his side. Donald was married to his wife Hilda for 56&1/2 years....


  • Joseph Edward Rynarzewski Obituary Photo
    Joseph Edward Rynarzewski, 84 Newark, Delaware

    July 14, 1932 - June 4, 2017

    Joe Rynarzewski of Newark, DE, age 84, died June 4, 2017. He was born, the youngest of six siblings in Baltimore, MD, to the late Andrew Rynarzewski and Mary (Gacek) Rynarzewski. After High School, he served in the U...


  • Georgianna Shinn Braithwaite Obituary Photo
    Georgianna Shinn Braithwaite, 75 Levittown, New York

    April 28, 1942 - May 16, 2017

    Georgianna B. Braithwaite (nee Shinn), age 75 of Levittown, NY passed away on May 16, 2017. She was born on April 28, 1942 in Salem, NJ to the late Albert and Irene Shinn. Georgianna is survived by her sons: Michael...


  • Harold Eugene Gotschall, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Harold Eugene Gotschall, Sr., 80 Newark, Delaware

    November 7, 1936 - May 1, 2017

    Harold Eugene Gotschall, Sr. "Gene", age 80 of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017. He was born on November 7, 1936 in Dexter, Ohio to the late, Harold A. Gotschall and Betty (Miller) Mendenhall. Gene...