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Wallace  Peery  Behnke

Wallace Peery Behnke

March 25, 1929 — April 23, 2016
Service: April 30, 2016

Wallace Peery Behnke, age 87 of Newark, DE passed away on April 23, 2016. He was born on March 25, 1929 in Trenton, MO to the late, Wallace Kessler Behnke and Pauline (Hill) Behnke. Wallace served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He spent nearly forty years at DuPont working on research and development of Thermoman and Nomex. He was involved in private consulting work during retirement and was an adjunct professor of...

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Franklyn E. Boys

Franklyn E. Boys

November 22, 1922 — April 22, 2016
Service: April 27, 2016

Franklyn E. Boys passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at Newark Manor Nursing Home surrounded by his family. He was born, November 22, 1922 in Wilmington and was the son of Clyde and Louise Boys. Frank grew up in Wilmington, Alabama, Chicago, and Drexel Hill, PA as his father transferred with Hercules Powder Co. Upon graduation from Upper Darby High School in 1941, Frank entered the University of Delaware. World War II interrupted his...

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Charles  Eugene  Cox, "Gene"

Charles Eugene Cox, "Gene"

March 15, 1931 — April 22, 2016
Service: April 28, 2016

Charles Eugene Cox, "Gene", age 85 passed away on April 22, 2016 in Elkton, MD. He was born on March 15, 1931 in Elkton, MD to the late, George Walker Cox and Virgie Ella (Ridinger) Cox. Gene served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. After retiring from the U.S. Public Health Service at Perry Point, he then worked alongside of Reverend Moore at Church of Nazarene. A lifelong...

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Donald Wilken McElwee, Sr.

Donald Wilken McElwee, Sr.

March 19, 1933 — April 21, 2016
Service: May 7, 2016

Donald Wilken McElwee, Sr., age 83, of Newark, DE, living on the same road for 83 years, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Delaware Hospice in Milford, DE. He was born on March 19, 1933 in Wilmington, DE and was the son of the late Wilken Lamont and Myrna Viola Thompson McElwee. He graduated from Newark High School. He was a truck driver, a dispatcher at M&G Convoy, Bakers and DuPont; a Security Guard at Gore Associates and director...

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Marvin R. Janney, Sr.

Marvin R. Janney, Sr.

January 20, 1930 — April 18, 2016
Service: April 21, 2016

Marvin R. Janney, Sr., 86, of Rising Sun, MD passed away peacefully at home on April 18, 2016. Born January 20, 1930 in Virginia, Marvin was the son of the late Brown and Rosie (Harrington) Janney. Marvin worked as a self-employed logger throughout his life. He was a member of Porters Grove Baptist Church and was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan. Marvin will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Survived to cherish Marvin's memory...

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Elester Howard Nash, III

Elester Howard Nash, III

April 17, 1968 — April 17, 2016
Service: No Services

Elester Howard Nash, III, age 48 of Elkton, MD, passed away on, April 17, 2016. He was born on April 17, 1968 in Baltimore, MD to Elester Howard Nash, Jr. and Nellie Mae (Burchett) Booker. Elester liked music and was a Baltimore Ravens football fan. Not to mention, he had a sweet tooth and loved sweets! He is survived by his sister, Natalie Swann; brother-in-law, Robert Swann; five nieces and nephews; and nine great nieces and nephews. ...

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Helen T. Rhodes

Helen T. Rhodes

July 4, 1947 — April 16, 2016
Service: No Services

Helen T. Rhodes, 68, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on April 16, 2016. Born on July 04, 1947 in Bel Air, MD, Helen was the daughter of the late Luther and Virdie (Shumate) Taylor. Helen is survived by her 5 children, Mark Taylor and his wife, Kelly, Tinamarie Reamy and her husband, Jason, Kevin Taylor and his fiancé, Dorothy, Shannon Taylor and her fiancé, Josh, and Kenny Taylor; 12...

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Lewis "Jake" Maclary

Lewis "Jake" Maclary

April 11, 1929 — April 13, 2016
Service: April 20, 2016

Lewis F. "Jake" Maclary, age 87, of Newark, DE passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on April 11, 1929 in Newark, DE to the late C. Lewis Maclary and Helen (Frazer) Willis. He entered the Navy at age 17 and served as a Veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Upon his discharge, he worked for Chrysler's Mopar Plant in the facilities and maintenance department, where he retired after 45 years...

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Paul A. Boulden

Paul A. Boulden

December 25, 1944 — April 12, 2016
Service: April 19, 2016

Paul A. Boulden, 71, of Newark, DE passed away surrounded by his loving family April 12, 2016 after his courageous battle with cancer. Born December 25, 1944 in Wilmington, DE, Paul was the son of the late David and Lucy Boulden. Paul retired from Chrysler after 30 years. He was a dedicated NASCAR and Dallas Cowboys fan who also enjoyed NHRA. He was an animal lover who held a special place in his heart for his beloved dog, Taz. Paul was an...

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Mary E. Crouch

Mary E. Crouch

January 2, 1929 — April 12, 2016
Service: April 19, 2016

Mary E. Crouch, age 87, of Elkton, MD passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Laurelwood Care Center. She was born on January 2, 1929 in Chester, PA to the late Walter Myers and Emma (Caraigan) Myers. She worked as a factory worker for National Vulcanized Fiber Mill in Newark, DE. She enjoyed playing poker and horse racing and was an avid visitor at Delaware Park. She is survived by her children: Clifford W. Crouch and his wife, Dorothy...

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