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Obituaries

Of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at Heartland Hospice House on Friday, June 19, 2015.
Mary Helen Robinson passed away in her sleep on June 22, at the age of 95. She was born in East Moline, Illinois, she lived in Iowa and Missouri, and she graduated from Wichita State University. She then became a medical technologist. During World War II, Mary joined the Naval Reserve as one of the WAVES and served three years as a Pharmacist’s mate first class (PhM1c) in the Hospital Corps.
Age 88, of Newark passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Brandywine Nursing Home surrounded by his family.
Mr. Joseph Jaeger, age 81, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, June 14, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Born in New York to German parents, the late Bernard and Amalia Jaeger, he spent his early years in Germany and Austria, then as a young man returned to New York where he completed high school and graduated Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Olive L. Stewart, age 94, of Wilmington, passed away quietly on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Shipley Manor. She was the daughter of the late Allan and Lillian Stewart.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Stewart. Olive lived in Naples, Florida for 35 years, where she enjoyed golf and time spent with her Floridian friends and traveling.
Age 94, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  Joe was born in Mountain City, TN, to Joseph H. Eggers, Sr. and Dora Eggers.  Joe was a WWII hero and received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for bravery.  He was also a retired truck driver and a long-time APA pool player.
Age 96, passed away last Tuesday, June 16, 2015. He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on April 18, 1919, the son of Charles and Ida Kouba. Del graduated from the University of Nebraska in January 1941 with a Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering. He began work with The Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Incorporated) on February 1, 1941. During World War II he worked at Hercules' Belvidere, NJ smokeless powder plant ending up as Chief Chemist.
Age 89, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
Marjorie B. Dennis, age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 15, 2015 surrounded by her family.   Born in Camden, NJ, Marjorie was the daughter of the late Walter Edward and Margaret Elizabeth (Barker) Smith.  She enjoyed quilting, and spending time with her family, especially around the Christmas holiday.  She also enjoyed her trips to Ohio, camping, traveling and reading.  
Age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, June 11, 2015.  
Age 89, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at home on Sunday, June 14, 2015 surrounded by her family.
Mary Louise Hausler, 79 of Avondale, PA and Bethany Beach passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family.
Age 80, of Wilmington DE, passed away June 7, 2015, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Catherine was born to the late Edward and Mary Margaret Cornely on September 12, 1934 in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. She graduated from Cecilian Academy, and then continued her education at the University of Delaware, where she graduated with a degree in education. She met the late Charles L. Paski Jr. at University of Delaware and the two were married October 22, 1956.
Age, 84 of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Friday, June 5, 2015 in her home. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret Bosso. Patricia was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Parish where she was a parishioner since it began in 1960. She was the secretary to the first four principals and first "lay hire" at Saint Mark's High School when it first opened and where she retired from in 1997. 
Age 78, of Newark, formerly of St. Petersburg, Russia, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Nadezhda was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, daughter of the late Nikolay and Ekaterina Efremova. She was an engineer in Russia prior to retiring to the United States in 2000 as a homemaker. 
June 29, 1932 to June 2, 2015 John Francis Buckley passed away peacefully on June 2nd, 2015 after a short illness. He is survived by his devoted wife, Kathleen “Kitten”, his daughter Kathy, son-in-law Andrew, and his beloved grandchild, John Morgan. He also has two surviving sisters, Barbara and Leonra and many nieces and nephews.
          John died at his home in Sawyer, Michigan on May 21, 2015.  As he had aptly written before his death “… cancer kills.”
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edith M. Reasin of Wilmington, DE.  Edie passed away on April 28, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Morristown, NJ, Edie was the daughter of the late William H. and Grace M. (McCarthy) McCormick.  Edie graduated from Conrad High School and was employed for many years by DuPont Company until retirement.
Age 87, of Wilmington, DE, went to Heaven on Sunday, May 31, 2015 surrounded by her family.
James T. Cannon, Jr., age 76 of Wilmington, DE passed away after a prolonged battle against Alzheimer's. His loving wife and family were by his side when he left this life on May 31, 2015.

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