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Obituaries

Beatrice Cecilia Freeman of Philadelphia PA passed to a new life on July 8, 2018 just shy of her 93rd birthday. She was born on July 16, 1926, to the late Virginia Scott and Fred Jones Sr. She was the 3rd of 14 children, 8 of whom predeceased her: Fred Jones Jr, Lillian Cosby, Sarah Freeman, Delores Anderson, Barbara Miller, Pauline Scott, Constance Gaskins and James Scott. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, George R. Freeman.
William M. Krayer, 74 of Hockessin passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 20, 2018 surrounded by his family. Bill was born in New York, the son of Mary (Walsh) and William S. Krayer, He was a 1962 graduate of Salesianum School and worked for the former Carpenters Local 626, where he received his 50 year pin. Bill was a member of the Jesus House Prayer Community and St. Mary of the Assumption Church.
Walter A. Piechowski passed away peacefully on July 20, 2018 at the age of 89. 
Bruce passed away peacefully on Monday, July 16, 2018 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by his family.  Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late J. Thomas and Gretha Warren. Bruce attended Wilmington High School and the University of Delaware, where he graduated with a B.A. in Accounting in 1951.  He retired in 1985 from the DuPont Company after 40 years of service working in both Plastics and Finishes & Fabricated Products Departments.
Walter “Allen” Webster, age 80, of Newark, DE passed away on July 13, 2018. Born in Lansing, NC, he was the son of the late Jessie (Patton) and James Walter Webster. He was a graduate of the University of Delaware. Allen was an avid golfer and a University of Delaware football fan, regularly holding season tickets. He worked at DuPont and as the VP of Sales at IPI prior to his retirement.
Bobbie G. Spoerl “MeMe”, 78 of New Castle, DE passed away on Friday at her home. Bobbie was born in Brunswick, GA and raised in Wilmington by the late Hedwig Chervenak. She was a graduate of Wilmington High School and worked for over 50 years as an accountant for Briggs Company, retiring in 2015. She loved baking, cooking and Sunday dinners with her family. Bobbie was predeceased by her husband, Paul C. Spoerl and her sister, Phyllis Hewett.
Charles L. Boyd, age 83, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018.
Joseph John LaBella, age 65, of The Woodlands, Texas, formerly of Oceanside, N.Y., passed away on July 7, 2018 from cancer. 
Joseph W. Giampetro, 98 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Friday, July 6, 2018.
Linda Jo Episcopo, age 73, of Delaware City passed away in Christiana Hospital on Sunday, July 8, 2018.
Theodore R. Calhoun, Jr. “Ted”, age 71, of Newark, DE passed away surrounded by his family on July 2, 2018.
Joseph C. Palmer, Jr., age 59, of Middletown, DE, was taken by the Lord from his home on July 2, 2018,
Francis (Frank) M. Valentine, age 76, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
Matthew V. Felicetti “Matt”, age 51, of Wilmington, DE passed away surrounded by his family on July 2nd, 2018.
Calvin Lyle Moyer, age 76, of Hockessin, DE, passed away on June 20th, 2018 at Sunrise of Westtown.
Margaret T. Kelly, 88 of Newark passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.
John H. Compello, “Jack”, age 88, of Wilmington passed away peacefully at his son’s home on Friday, June 29, 2018, surrounded by his family.
Age 89, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by his family after a short illness.
 A memorial service for Robert Bruce Tandy will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2018 at Gracelawn Chapel followed by interment of ashes.
Ann L. Mezzatesta-Hearn, age 59, of Newark, DE passed away on Monday June 25th, 2018.

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