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Obituaries

Marie M. Essex, age 69, passed away peacefully at Heartland Hospice House on October 25, 2017.
William A. Karpovich, age 87, of Newark, DE passed away on October 25, 2017. Born in Sullivan County, PA, was the son of the late Elizabeth (Lech) and Paul Karpovich. He worked as a supervisor at the DuPont chemical plant in Newport, DE for over 30 years. He loved to golf and played frequently throughout his retirement. He was an avid birdwatcher.  He was predeceased by his daughter, Susan, in 2015 and wife Beryl “Margaret” Karpovich in 2016.
Lawrence C. Boots “Lonnie”, 71 of Bear passed away peacefully at home on October 25, 2017, surrounded by his family. Lonnie was born in Wilmington, the son of the late Marcella (Pyla) and Joseph W. Boots. He worked as a maintenance mechanic on fork trucks for Georgia Pacific and LaFarge Gypsum for 38 years. He also worked for Walmart Distribution for 8 years before retiring in 2012. He was predeceased by his sister, Charlotte Pierce.
Kasia passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
Angelo Falasca, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away on October 19, 2017 at Seasons Hospice.
Cornelius “Neil” J. Donovan, III, age 63 of Wilmington passed away on October 16th.
Damien Buck, 58 of Townsend passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Christiana Hospital. Damien was born in Louisville KY, the son of Freda (Burgess) and the late Robert Buck. 
Alice P. Elliott, age 93, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 12, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born in Wilmington, DE the daughter of the late Hannah (Kirlin) Quill. She retired from Pathmark Grocery Store as a head cashier.
Mary E. Georgi, 90 of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on October 12, 2017 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family.
Charlie L. Robinson, age 81, of Wilmington passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Heartland Hospice.
June Marie Preston, 81, of Newark, DE passed away on October 12, 2017 at Christiana Hospital.
Constance “Connie” A. Toole, age 62, passed away on Tuesday October 10th, 2017 at her home.
Ellen B. Vaughn passed away at Kent General Hospital surrounded by her family on Sunday, October 8, 2017. She was a resident of Wilmington, DE. Ellen was predeceased by her parents, Helen Elizabeth (Ray) and Stanton B. Lank; brothers William and Julian Lank; and her son, Stephen Vaughn.
Catherine Marie Rodichok, 65 of Wilmington passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Ingleside Nursing Home.
Walter P. Allen, Jr. “Sonny”, 80 of New Castle passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 5, 2017 at Heartland Hospice House.
Sheila Hobson, age 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at Season’s Hospice.
John H. Seaholtz, “Pappi”, 83 of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully at his home on October 2, 2017, surrounded by his family. John was born in Lewistown, PA, the son of the late Cecelia (Sellers) and Vincent Seaholtz.  He retired in 1995 after 31 years with the Chrysler Corporation. Pappi was an avid woodworker.  He was predeceased by his brothers, Frank, Edwin and Edward; his sisters, Isabel and Hazel and his stepdaughter, April Walker.
Kathryn C. Feazell, 92 of New Castle passed away peacefully on October 2, 2017 at Gilpin Hall Nursing Home. Kathryn was born in Fayette County, WV, the daughter of the late Tella (McKinney) and Grover A. Christian.  She worked for 25 years as a cafeteria manager for the Red Clay Consolidated School District, retiring in 1987.  She was a member of Union United Methodist Church.  Kathryn enjoyed reading, needlepoint, fishing and the beach. 
Patricia (Pat) Lehman, 78 of Rehoboth, Delaware passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2017 at her home.
Eileen Marie Devine, 87 passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Sunday, September 24, 2017.

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