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Obituaries

Patricia Ann “Patty” Gregg, age 75, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully at St. Francis Hospital on Thursday, April 18, 2019 surrounded by her family. Patty was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved God and her Church and was a beautiful angel here on Earth. Patty had a heart of gold and she was dedicated to her family and friends who will miss her greatly. God has gained another angel.
Gloria V. Brown, age 78, of Bear, DE passed away surrounded by her family on April 19, 2019. Born in Georgetown, Guyana she was the daughter of the late Isabella (Stephen) and Cyril Moonsammy. After emigrating to the United States in 1969, Gloria received her LPN and worked at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation in Elkton.
Gene F. Jordin, 85, of Mt. Cuba and Bethany Beach, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The only son of Raymond and Sarah (Fredrick) Jordin, Gene was a graduate of A. I. DuPont High School. Gene lived his entire life out of the family home in Mt. Cuba.
Nancy Wilson Fox Speckman, 90, passed away April 11, 2019 in West Chester, PA. Family was at her bedside. The former resident of Sparks, MD, died of natural causes. Nancy was born in Framingham, MA. Her parents, Ella Pineo Wilson and Donald B. Wilson as well as her siblings, Shirley and Stanley predeceased her. After West Borough H.S., Nancy graduated from Syracuse Univ.
Jody Bell left us on April 17, 2019 after a full life of 95 years.  She was one of seven children born in Alcoa, Tennessee to Joel and Annie Rogers Cable, and is the last to survive.  After growing up in Alcoa, a generous neighbor sponsored her to attend Snead Junior College in Alabama.  She transferred to Vanderbilt University on scholarship after two years, where she became an R. N.
Ruth M. Keener, age 89, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2019. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
Age 83, of Glen Mills, PA, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 15, 2019 surrounded by his family.
Earl W. Burns, 92, of Newark and Rehoboth Beach, DE, peacefully passed away on April 10, 2019. He was born in Wilmington, DE, to the late Eva L. (Davis) and James Burns and grew up with his two brothers on Union Street in the row home that is now Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop. Earl resided in St. Louis, Missouri for many years. He attended St.
George L. Conte, Jr., 73 of Lewes, formerly of Wilmington passed away at his home on Thursday, April 11, 2019 after a long illness.
Shirley (Sue) Bowen, age 95, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 25, 2019, at the Kentmere Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Wilmington, DE. Born in Detroit, MI in 1924, Sue was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruby (Newman) Bowerman.  She was predeceased by her husbands, William Houle, John Laird, and John Bowen; her brother, Bob Bowerman; and her son, Jay Laird. 
Goldie B. Cook, age 78, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2019.
Helen Arlene McBain, age 97, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Methodist Country House in Wilmington, DE surrounded by her family.
Marie (McClafferty) Bradley age 89 of Wilmington DE, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.
Edward P. Convery, “Pete”, age 82, went to be with the Lord on April 1st, 2019 surrounded by his family at Christiana Hospital. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Louise (Johnson) and Christopher Convery. Pete was a graduate of Salesianum School, class of 1954. He went on to work as a plumber and pipefitter for Dupont at the Experimental Station.
Evelyn M. (Zeller) Finnigan, age 98, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Wilmington Hospital surrounded by her family.
Linda J. Proskow, 61, of Wilmington passed away peacefully at her son’s home on Sunday, March 10, 2019, after a long battle with breast cancer. She battled this disease with a positive attitude, a great sense of humor, and a love for life and her family. She will always be admired for this.
Richard A. Sexton, age 56, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on March 29, 2019. Born in Patchogue, NY, he was the son of the late Margaret Lorraine (Riggs) and Fred Lee Sexton, Sr. Rick was the passionate founder and owner of Poured Foundations of Delaware, Inc.
William C. Bartz, Jr. “Billy”, 30 of Newark passed away suddenly on Monday, March 25, 2019.
Joseph Henry Hudson, age 94, of Newark, DE passed away on March 22, 2019 at Seasons Hospice. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Nancy E. (Hardin) and John F. Hudson. Joseph graduated from Brown VoTech and spent two years at Temple University. He worked as a plumber with the Local 74 until his retirement in 1986. Joseph was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church.
Age 55, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Seasons Hospice after complications from a motorcycle accident.

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