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Obituaries

Francis “Frank” A. Monaco Sr. passed away peacefully August 14, 2018 surrounded by his family. Frank was born in Wilmington DE on September 4th, 1929 where he resided all his life. Frank attended Brown Vocational High School where he was a stand-out fullback for several championship teams. He also played basketball and ran track. As a result of his football prowess he received an offer of a college football scholarship.
Annetta Potter Halvorsen, age 94, of Hockessin, DE, formerly of Springfield, VT, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018. Born in St. Louis, MO, she was the daughter of the late Ethel Pauline (Read) and Sidney Lake Potter. Annetta's life was centered around family. She was a devoted, supportive wife, a dedicated mother and an excellent homemaker.
Gary A. Kirby, Jr. passed away on August 5th, 2018 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Kathleen D. DiIenno, 76 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on August 12, 2018, surrounded by her family.
Patrick D. Finnegan, age 72, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Wednesday August 8, 2018 at his home.
Carol Elaine (Flick) Jennings, 85, passed away on July 30, 2018 while under Hospice Care in Wilmington, DE.  Born at home in Weirton, WV on July 16, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Gladys (Brostman) and Rayburn Flick.
Carole J. Huxtable, age 86, of New Castle, DE passed away on August 6, 2018. Born in Columbus, OH, she was the daughter of the late Raymond George and Louella Francis (Freeman) Trapp. She worked at a children’s hospital in Columbus, OH, was an administrative assistant for the Delaware House of Representatives, administrative assistant for ICI Stuart, and finally retired from Astra Zeneca.
Carl Ulrich Klein passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 5, 2018. 
Age 90, passed away very beautifully and peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in the Jeanne Jugan Residence at Little Sisters of the Poor in Newark, Delaware adored and surrounded by his daughters, Diane Theresa Lex, Kathleen Theresa Farren, and son-in-law Michael Lex, as well as the amazing nursing staff at “JJR” who called him “Poppop Ray”, after a battle with prostate cancer.
Charles Thomas Carr, III, 62, left us suddenly on July 29, 2018. 
John Navitsky, age 86, of Wilmington, DE passed away on August 4th, 2018.
Robert Patrick Ellis, Jr. age 49 passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Born April 29, 1969 in Salem, New Jersey to his parents Robert P. Ellis, Sr. and Margaret Wiggins Lyster; Robert was a 1987 graduate of Salem High School (NJ) and had served in the U. S. Army.  Robbie graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College with a degree in Hospitality Management.
Alice R. Keane, 94 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Heartland Hospice House. Alice was born in Philadelphia, PA the daughter of Alice(Murray) and Joseph Hassett. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John the Beloved Catholic Church. Alice was predeceased by her daughter, Rosemary Keane in 1983 and her husband, John Keane in 1998.
Luis A. Maisonet, age 68, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Regency Healthcare Center.
Roger Dale Willey, 85, of Wilmington, DE passed away on August 2, 2018, after his 4th battle with cancer.  Born in Iowa on June 5, l933, he was the son of the late H. Duane and Bernice (Fausnaugh) Willey.
Age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Thursday, August 2, 2018 surrounded by her family.
John J. O’Brien, age 90, of Hockessin, DE passed away on Tuesday July 31st, 2018.
Joan Zverina, age 83, a longtime resident of Newark DE and recently a resident of Jenners Pond retirement community in West Grove PA, passed away on July 28 after a short illness.
Jerry passed away July 30th, 2018 at the age of 93 at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community in West Grove, PA surrounded by the love of family and friends. 
Mary M. Lander, age 87, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 surrounded by her family.

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