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Obituaries

Michael E. "Mike" Kertis, Sr., age 83, of Warren County, PA. passed away in Wilmington, DE surrounded by his family on Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Leonora A. Wallace "Lea", 84 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at Compassionate Care on Tuesday, November 28th.
Mildred (Baylis) Weer of Lewes, DE and Estero, FL, born on October 2, 1922 in Newark, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children at Somerford House on November 28, 2017.
Cynthia Leigh Draper, age 57, of Smyrna, DE died unexpectedly from a rare blood disorder.  Born in Wilmington, DE on July 8, 1960, Cindy resided in Delaware for most of her life.  She was a Glasgow High School graduate, class of 78’, and also obtained numerous certifications, including her CNA.  She worked for the University of Delaware and then moved on to a professional career in real estate.
Ronald “Ron” Samuel Giordano, age 81, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully at Brandywine Nursing Home on Sunday, November 26, 2017 surrounded by his family.
Bong Woon Song of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Christiana Hospital.
Patricia A. Waltz, 84 of Millsboro passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at her home.
John H. Woodin, age 68, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully at his home on November 19th 2017 surrounded by his family after a 16 year battle with Multiple Myeloma.
Domenick Thomas Rotundo “Nicky”, 44 of Bear passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Seasons Hospice on Friday, November 17, 2017.
Age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at Christiana Hospital on Monday, November 13, 2017.
Richard H. Coyle, age 73, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Christiana Hospital on Sunday November 12, 2017.
Gertrude K. Foley, “Trudy” 93 of Newark, formerly of Secane, PA, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 11, 2017, surrounded by her family.
Age 97, of Cokesbury Village in Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice on Monday, November 13, 2017.
Roche “Rocke” A. Izzo, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Christiana Hospital on November 12, 2017.
Lucy Marie Johnson was born on June 5, 1913 to Joseph Johnson and Mary Anne Higgins Johnson in Summit Hill, PA.  She was the youngest of 10 children. During her beginning years, the house was filled with people and excitement. One memorable occurrence for her was the death of her sister Sadie and brother-in-law Harry Miller on the same day due to the Influenza Epidemic of 1918.
Elwood Irvin Karashin Sr., age 75, of Bear, DE passed away surrounded by his family at Seasons Hospice on November 9, 2017. Born in Johnstown, PA, Elwood was the son of the late Lucy (Wherry) and William Karashin. He was a proud member of the United States Army and served in the Gulf War.
Patricia J. Mitchell, of Media, PA and formerly of Hockessin, DE passed away peacefully on November 4, 2017 at Sunrise Senior Living of Granite Run, Media, Pa.
Marie M. Fallers, 89 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 2, 2017 surrounded by her family.
Joan M. Smith departed this world on October 30, 2017 surrounded by her family after a hard fought battle with cancer. In life she was a devoted wife and mother. She was a deeply spiritual woman believing in love and service over all. She treasured every friendship and the closeness of her family.
Chester Ciancarelli, age 91, of Hockessin, DE formerly of Long Island, NY passed away peacefully at The Summit Assisted Living on October 28th 2017. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Susan (Passaro) and John Ciancarelli. He worked as a service manager and mechanic in the auto body industry. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Vincent and John Ciancarelli.

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