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Obituaries

Ashley B. (Samlin) Baker, 32 of East Goshen, PA passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 17, 2018.
Edwina (Winnie) M. Stiles, age 83, of Hockessin, DE passed away on Saturday June 16th, 2018. Born in Jersey City, NJ, Edwina was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Toth) and Edward Rosenbohm.
Carmela Patterson, age 83, of Wilmington, DE passed away surrounded by her family after a short illness at Christiana Hospital on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
Alice P. Crowley, 94 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, June 15, 2018. Mrs. Crowley was born in Wilmington, the daughter of the late Marie (Gallagher) and Edgar Johnson. Alice was a homemaker who graduated from St. Elizabeth Grade School and Wilmington High School. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Gene and Donald Johnson, and her husband, Thomas Anthony Crowley, in 2011.
Jay Rodney Schlink, Jr., age 38, of Newark, DE, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday June 16, 2018.
Robin W. Koerber, age 58, of Newark, DE passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
Age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, June 14, 2018 surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Patricia was the daughter of the late James V. and Helen A. (Hoff) Vaughn.  She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church.  In addition to her parents, James V. Vaughn and Helen A. Ludwig, she was predeceased by her husband, Thomas W. Shields, and by her brother, James Vaughn.
Age 80, of Bear, DE, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Mary Lou was the daughter of the late Robert and Amanda (Duffy) Bailey.  She was a graduate of the Wilmington Medical School of Nursing.  She worked for Christiana Care Health Systems for over 40 years, retiring as a nurse anesthetist.  She was predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Ronald Lee Igou, in 2000 and by her daughter, Debra Mitchell.
Catherine P. Curlett, 91, wife of the late David Curlett, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on June 10, 2018.
Ann M. Johnson, age 62, passed away peacefully at home in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Friday, May 11, 2018.
J.R. Julian, a Wilmington attorney for 46 years, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018.  He was born on April 6, 1943 in Wilmington, the fifth and youngest child of John and Rose Tavani Julian.
Age 34, of Elkton, MD, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 2, 2018.  Kenny was the son of Marie (O’Connell) and Kenneth W. Wolf, Sr.  He was a graduate of Dickinson High School.  Kenny was a proud member of the Local 451 Ironworkers for nearly 15 years. He was hardworking and dedicated to his union brothers, and truly enjoyed his career.  
Michael Kevin Moser, age 64, of Newark, DE, passed away on June 3, 2018. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of Patricia (Riley) and the late Murtha Moser. In addition to his father, Michael was also preceded in death by his brothers, Kevin and Timothy Moser.
Gregory “Greg” S. Petkiewicz, age 65, of Bear, DE passed away on Friday June 1st, 2018. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Beatrice L. (Hicks) and Ferdinand F. Petkiewicz. He was a graduate of St. Matthew’s grade school and Conrad High School. Greg retired after 40 years as the Vice President of Racing at Delaware Park. He was a member of St. Matthew’s Church and was a very devoted Catholic.
Helen Murray Behringer, 88, of Lewes, passed away peacefully May 28, 2018 at The Moorings at Lewes Healthcare Center (formerly Cadbury) after a long struggle with dementia. 
Daniel S. Skodzinski, 73 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, May 26, 2018 surrounded by his family.
Cheryl Shannon Markiewicz, age 67, of Hockessin and Lewes, DE passed away peacefully from breast cancer at home in Hockessin on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Miss Anna Carmela Oratorio went to be with the Lord on May 15, 2018. Anna was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 11, 1934. Anna was the daughter of the late Arthur Oratorio, Sr. and Rosaria (Rose) Oratorio. Anna is survived by her sisters, Angelina Oratorio of Wilmington, and Rita Harvey (Carl) of Newark and sisters-in- law Mariana, Mary and Joyce Oratorio. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Anthony, Arthur, Robert and Richard Oratorio.
James F. Hayes Jr., age 51, of Hockessin, DE, passed away on May 12th, 2018.
Margaret Mary Muldoon, 86, wife of the late Joseph Muldoon of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away on May 18, 2018.

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