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Obituaries

John N. Wilkinson, age 74, of Lincoln University, PA and formerly of Wilmington, DE passed away on August 8, 2017. He was born in Wilmington, DE. the son of the late John F. and Lillian Haigh Wilkinson.  John was retired from Shell Horn and Hill.
Lena H. Truszcienski, age 95, passed away peacefully on Friday August 11th at St. Francis Hospital in Compassionate Care Hospice. She is predeceased by her husband Stanley, her parents Nancy and John Markanych, her sisters Mary Chacosky and Anna Markanych, and her only son, Stanley Truszcienski.
Nancy Powell, age 78, passed away peacefully at her home. She was surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was blessed to say goodbye to everyone that loved her. Nancy was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. Left to honor her are her three children, Brenda (Bill) Steward, Jesse (Barb) Darnell, and Patricia (Palmer) Robinette.
Age 50, of Newark, DE passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at home. Veronica was born in Wilmington, to Eileen (Koyne) and James Sayers. She attended the University of Delaware and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Consumer Economics.
Nancy Dagg, age 83, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 11, 2017
Age 58, of Cape Canaveral, FL passed away on July 27, 2017. Born in Wilmington, Robert was the son of Robert A. Wardell, Jr. and Helen (Magargal) Christian.  He worked as a self-employed contractor. He was predeceased by his sister, Lorraine Earvase.
Nancy Mayew, 82, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on August 8, 2017 at Season’s Hospice. Nancy was born in Nazareth, PA, the daughter of the late Helen (Kaufman) and George Benvegno Sr.  She worked as a nurse at the Veterans Hospital and Masonic Home. In addition to her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her husband, John Mayew, her daughter, Lisa Applegate and her brother, George Benvegno Jr.
Our sweet Kitty joined our Lord in Heaven on August 6th, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Kitty was born and raised in Wilmington, she attended St. Paul’s School, Lore School, Wilmington High School and Goldey Beacom.
Jean H. Sitko, age 97, of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Seasons Hospice.
Marianne H. Kouba died on July 25, 2017.  She was born in Allenstein, East Prussia on December 2, 1925.   From 1950-1954 she was employed at the Headquarters 12th Air Force, Germany.  In 1954 Marianne emigrated to this country and became a citizen in 1961.  She married Delore L. Kouba on July 26, 1971. 
Lisa C. White of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, on her 59th birthday.
Virginia LeVan, age 85, passed away on July 30, 2017.
David M. Iannone, Jr., 91 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by his loving family.
Mark E. Bamforth, age 52, suddenly left for his final journey of life on July 16, 2017 in Wilmington, Delaware. Born November 5, 1964, he was the son of the late Barbara E. Bamforth and John R. Bamforth, Sr. of Mineral, Virginia. 
Age 79, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on July 25th, 2017 at Wilmington Hospital.
James P. Noonan, 60, set sail for paradise on July 24, 2017. Jim was born on May 17, 1957 in St. Francis Hospital and grew up in the community of Shipley Heights in Brandywine Hundred. He attended Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Salesianum and Brandywine highs and Delaware Tech.
A.Frances Kedzierski, 99 of Newark passed away peacefully on July 24, 2017 at Newark Manor Nursing Home.
Age 75, of Landenberg, PA, died peacefully at home on July 22, 2017. She was born July 5, 1942. Her parents, John E. and Gladys (Teague) Sylvanus, predeceased her. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1960, attended Virginia Intermont College and graduated from Goldey Beacom College.
Harry Owens White, 89, of Elkins, West Virginia and Middletown, Delaware, died peacefully, surrounded by family, on July 21, 2017, after a too-long battle with Parkinson’s, heart disease, and time. 

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