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Obituaries

Patricia Ann O’Donnell Buckalew, 84, passed away from complications of dementia on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
Madeline F. (Hickey) Williams, age 89, of Wilmington passed away on December 23rd, 2017 at Sunrise of Wilmington. Born in Chester, PA, Madeline was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Conley) and John Hickey. She worked as a bank teller at WSFS for 16 years. Madeline was predeceased by her husband, Thomas R. Williams.
Age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully with her daughters at her side on Monday, December 18th, 2017. Born in Danville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Mary Dorcas (Rhoades) and Charles Hill.
Charles W. Hanna, age 63, passed away on Monday December 18th at Christiana Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Isabel (McGuigan) and Charles Hanna. He was a graduate of Del Castle High School and became a co-owner of Innovative Kitchens for 9 years. For the past 7 years he has worked in sales for Boscov’s. Chuck was an active member of the Newark Anglers Association.
Age 66, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly Monday, December 18, 2017 at Christiana Hospital.
Patrick A. Crowley, 49 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on December 16, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Patrick was employed by Union Park Volvo as an assistant service manager.  He enjoyed listening to music, riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle and was an avid NASCAR fan.
Age 64 of Millsboro, DE, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, surrounded by family and friends, after a long battle of cancer and renal failure.
Marcella B. Stanton, age 66, of Wilmington, DE passed away on December 5th at Christiana Hospital.
Catherine C. "Kay" Crowley, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at the age of 82 at Christiana Hospital on Tuesday morning, December 12, 2017. Born in West Grove, PA on April 10, 1935, Catherine was the daughter of the late Alfonso and Rose (Molinaro) Carosi. Catherine, better known as "Kay" by her loved ones, cherished spending time with her family.
Jeffery Michael Helm, age 50, of Townsend, DE passed away on December 7, 2017. Jeffery was born on June 10, 1967, to the late Clinton Helm and Louise Adams. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Clinton, Jr., and sadly passing on the same day as his grandson, Conner.
Leona M. “Lee” Harrington, 76, of Newark DE passed away on December 10, 2017 after an extended illness. Lee was born in Warren, PA to Gail and Myra Mead. She was a 1959 graduate of Warren Area High School, and lived in the Warren area for most of her early life. In 1978 she moved with her family to Corona, CA, followed by relocations over the next 25 years to Anaheim Hills, CA; Scottsdale, AZ; and Saint Marys, GA.
Eleanor Jean Klinitski, Age 88, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2017, surrounded by her family.  Born in Nanticoke, PA on February 21, 1929, Eleanor was the daughter of the late Blaise and Margeret (Czech) Lagoss.
Young Ja Lee Oct. 10, 1937 - Dec. 9, 2017 Young Ja Lee passed away peacefully at her home in Hockessin, Delaware on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the age of 80.
Marie K (Dittmar) Thomas of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2017, at Churchman Village Nursing Home, at the age of 94.
Charles A. Luppy, Jr., “Chuck” 69 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on December 6, 2017 at his home. Chuck was born in Springfield, MO, the son of the late Inez and Charles A. Luppy.  He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. 
John Donovan, age 91, passed away December 6, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Age 66, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital.
Doris E. Healy, 90 of New Castle passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, December 1, 2017.
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.

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