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Obituaries

Walter L. Fisher, 76, formerly of Elsmere, resident of Ephraim, WI, died on August 30, 2018.
Samuel J. Schumm, age 70, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 surrounded by his family.
Theresa Schiavi, beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away in the early morning hours of October 1st, the feast day of her patron saint, Saint Theresa, The Little Flower. She was 88.
Eileen Clare Bradley, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away unexpectedly on September 23, 2018 at the age of 35.
Lucila R. Casas, age 100, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on September 30th at the Jeanne Jugan Residence.
Janice E. Prosceno, age 75, of Wilmington, DE passed away at home surrounded by her family on September 28, 2018. Born in Wilmington, Janice was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Cappalo) and Charles Bosick Sr.
Joseph E. O’Neal, age 86, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on September 25, 2018. Born in Mt. Cuba and formally of Wilson Road, in Brandywine Hundred, he was the son of the late E. Margaret (Brosius) and Owen E. O’Neal. He served our country proudly in the Air Force and worked in and then operated the family business, O’Neal’s Bus Service, with his wife, Ethel Brown O’Neal, for several decades.
Desmond Thomas “Des” Markey, age 90, peacefully departed this life on September 21, 2018, with his daughters by his side. Born on July 14, 1928, in Limerick, Ireland, he was 1 of 7 children to Teresa Elizabeth McGrath Markey and Gerard Francis Stanislaus Markey, and grew up in Dublin, Ireland.
At the age of 61, James F. Kerr passed away peacefully in a hospital in Orlando, FL, on September 18, 2018.
Mary Allan Van Aken, age 74, of Hockessin, DE passed away surrounded by her family on September 18th, 2018.
Velma Mae (Stainbrook) (Miller) Wise died peacefully, Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Manor Care, Foulk Road, Wilmington, Delaware. She leaves behind her sons, Michael (Pat), Marvin (Maryland) and Daniel (Kathy); her daughters, Patricia (Joe) Giorlando and Susan (Jim) Birney; her three stepdaughters; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. Velma was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, and her husbands, Marvin Miller and Nelson Wise, Jr.
David P. Young, age 78, of Newark, DE passed away on September 14, 2018.
Our Mother, Agnes Louise (Flanigan) Clarke, finished a wonderful life on September 1st at the age of 95.
Christine T. Dillow, age 42, of Newark, DE passed away surrounded by her loved ones on September 2, 2018.
“Nana’s Little Polish Leprechaun” Gary Jr. was born March 27th, 1968 and died on September 4, 2018, surrounded by his family.
Rose Marie Iezzi, age 49, passed away on September 5th, 2018 surrounded by her beloved family.
John J. Fitzpatrick “Jack” Age 87, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 31, 2018, at Compassionate Care Hospice.
Wilmington, DE – Margaret Eloise (Keene) Wise Davis, 92, died peacefully Monday, September 3, 2018, at home surrounded by her family’s love. She leaves behind her three daughters – Marlynn Goodness of Rancho Cordova, CA, Lori (David) Good of Collierville, TN, and Cheryl (Marcus) Stein of Wilmington, DE; her grandchildren Evan (Sarah) Goodness, Kiya Stahl and Taylor Stein; and her great grandchildren Andrew, Isobella and James Goodness.
Helen Mary Ogorek, 101, a long-time resident of Hockessin, Delaware, died peacefully on September 1, 2018 of natural causes in Hockessin. Helen was born February 10, 1917 in Wilmington, Delaware. Helen was the sole surviving member of seven children; father, Alexander; mother, Mary (Wisniewski); sister, Jennie Chiffons; and brothers, Peter, Charles, Joseph, Alex, and Edward Ogorek. She is survived by 18 nieces and nephews and many grandnieces and nephews.
Eugene Martin Ruff, known to his family and friends as Gene or “Yogi” died peacefully on September 1, 2018.

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