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Obituaries

Kathleen D. DiIenno, 76 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on August 12, 2018, surrounded by her family.
Patrick D. Finnegan, age 72, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Wednesday August 8, 2018 at his home.
Carol Elaine (Flick) Jennings, 85, passed away on July 30, 2018 while under Hospice Care in Wilmington, DE.  Born at home in Weirton, WV on July 16, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Gladys (Brostman) and Rayburn Flick.
Carole J. Huxtable, age 86, of New Castle, DE passed away on August 6, 2018. Born in Columbus, OH, she was the daughter of the late Raymond George and Louella Francis (Freeman) Trapp. She worked at a children’s hospital in Columbus, OH, was an administrative assistant for the Delaware House of Representatives, administrative assistant for ICI Stuart, and finally retired from Astra Zeneca.
Carl Ulrich Klein passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 5, 2018. 
Age 90, passed away very beautifully and peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in the Jeanne Jugan Residence at Little Sisters of the Poor in Newark, Delaware adored and surrounded by his daughters, Diane Theresa Lex, Kathleen Theresa Farren, and son-in-law Michael Lex, as well as the amazing nursing staff at “JJR” who called him “Poppop Ray”, after a battle with prostate cancer.
Charles Thomas Carr, III, 62, left us suddenly on July 29, 2018. 
John Navitsky, age 86, of Wilmington, DE passed away on August 4th, 2018.
Robert Patrick Ellis, Jr. age 49 passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Born April 29, 1969 in Salem, New Jersey to his parents Robert P. Ellis, Sr. and Margaret Wiggins Lyster; Robert was a 1987 graduate of Salem High School (NJ) and had served in the U. S. Army.  Robbie graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College with a degree in Hospitality Management.
Alice R. Keane, 94 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Heartland Hospice House. Alice was born in Philadelphia, PA the daughter of Alice(Murray) and Joseph Hassett. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John the Beloved Catholic Church. Alice was predeceased by her daughter, Rosemary Keane in 1983 and her husband, John Keane in 1998.
Luis A. Maisonet, age 68, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Regency Healthcare Center.
Roger Dale Willey, 85, of Wilmington, DE passed away on August 2, 2018, after his 4th battle with cancer.  Born in Iowa on June 5, l933, he was the son of the late H. Duane and Bernice (Fausnaugh) Willey.
Age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Thursday, August 2, 2018 surrounded by her family.
John J. O’Brien, age 90, of Hockessin, DE passed away on Tuesday July 31st, 2018.
Joan Zverina, age 83, a longtime resident of Newark DE and recently a resident of Jenners Pond retirement community in West Grove PA, passed away on July 28 after a short illness.
Jerry passed away July 30th, 2018 at the age of 93 at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community in West Grove, PA surrounded by the love of family and friends. 
Mary M. Lander, age 87, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Beatrice Cecilia Freeman of Philadelphia PA passed to a new life on July 8, 2018 just shy of her 93rd birthday. She was born on July 16, 1926, to the late Virginia Scott and Fred Jones Sr. She was the 3rd of 14 children, 8 of whom predeceased her: Fred Jones Jr, Lillian Cosby, Sarah Freeman, Delores Anderson, Barbara Miller, Pauline Scott, Constance Gaskins and James Scott. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, George R. Freeman.
William M. Krayer, 74 of Hockessin passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 20, 2018 surrounded by his family. Bill was born in New York, the son of Mary (Walsh) and William S. Krayer, He was a 1962 graduate of Salesianum School and worked for the former Carpenters Local 626, where he received his 50 year pin. Bill was a member of the Jesus House Prayer Community and St. Mary of the Assumption Church.
Walter A. Piechowski passed away peacefully on July 20, 2018 at the age of 89. 

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