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Obituaries

Damian S. Ward, age 22, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at his home on Thursday, September 14, 2017. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 21st at 4 PM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington where friends and family are invited after 3 PM. Burial will be private.
Sherri Lynne Rinehart, 43 of Wilmington, formerly of Norristown, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.
Clarence Rodney Lund, 83 of Hockessin passed away peacefully on Friday, September 15, 2017 at his home.
George Emanuel Fanos of Wilmington, DE, born on December 5, 1923, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 13, 2017. 
Adeline V. Citro Tolmie, 91 years old, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Kathy L. Crew, 63 of Wilmington passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her family. Kathy was born in Wilmington, the daughter of the late Ruth (Calhoun) and Norman G. Lind. She was a graduate of Conrad High School and recently retired from Invista Industries after 12 years as a paralegal. Prior to that, Kathy had worked for Connolly, Bove, Lodge and Hutz law firm, Astra Zeneca and DuPont.
Angela P. Pedicone, 84 of Wilmington, formerly of Hockessin passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Wilmington Hospital.
Anna T. Lewis passed away on Tuesday September 5th, 2017. She was a resident of Foulk Manor South Nursing Home. In addition to her parents and siblings, Anna was predeceased by her beloved husband William E. Lewis and her nephew, George B. “Bernie” Blake Sr.
Paul Terrence Wirt “Terry”, age 62, passed away on September 4, 2017 due to complications from Mantle Cell Lymphoma. Terry grew up in Union Park Gardens. He was a 1972 graduate of Salesianum High School. Terry was employed by the DuPont Company for 41-years in the services division. Shortly after his retirement, the company collapsed and was never the same.
Sadie D. Bockman, 99 passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the Millcroft Nursing Home.
Age 1 month, passed away at Christiana Hospital on Wednesday, October 25, 2006.
Charles F. “Charley” Linberg, loving husband, devoted father and loyal friend, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2017 at Stonegates Retirement Community at the age of 89 surrounded by loved ones.
Lisa Caron Robertson Age 32, of Bear, DE, passed away suddenly at her home on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Born in Camden, NJ, Lisa was the daughter of George E. Robertson and Donna Jean (Saint James) Robertson. Lisa worked as a taxpayer advocate in the intake division of the Internal Revenue Service. In addition to her parents, Lisa is survived by her beloved son Christian Saint James Robertson.
Phyllis Troisi, 87 passed away peacefully on Friday, August 25, 2017 at Seasons Hospice, surrounded by her family. Phyllis was born in New York City, the daughter of the late Domenica (Cimini) and Francesco Carlisi. She worked as a secretary in the insurance brokerage industry for BRI Coverage in New York for more than 20 years. She came to Wilmington 17 years ago to be close to her family and resided at Luther Towers.
Catherine Z. Wright “Kay”, 89 of Hockessin passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Friday, August 25, 2017.
Susan C. Leach, 58 of Newark, DE passed away peacefully at Select Specialty Hospital at St. Francis Hospital surrounded by her family.
It is with great sadness that the family of Jon Stephen Navert announces his sudden death in New Castle, DE on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the age of 51.
Cecil E. Whitfield “Gene”, 85, was born in Gastonia, NC on July 4, 1932 and passed away at his home on August 21, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
Dorsey M. Dietz, “Butch” 54 of New Castle passed away on August 17, 2017 at his home. Butch was born in Johnstown, PA, the son of the late Mary Jane (Williams) and Deneen D. Dietz.  He worked as a cook for the past eight years for HMS Hosts.
Margaret Ann Gilroy, age 90, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away peacefully on Friday, August 18, 2017 after a brief illness. Born on November 8, 1926 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Michael Gilroy and the late Marguerite (Cooney) Gilroy.

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