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Helen S. Wyres

Helen S. Wyres

July 29, 1917 — November 5, 2012
Service: November 9, 2012

Helen S. Wyres, 95, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully November 5, 2012 at Millcroft Nursing Home. Born on July 29, 1917 in Queens, NY, Helen was the daughter of the Harry and Katherine Kircher Baker. She graduated from Hillside, NJ High School in 1934, where she was active in basketball, field hockey and cheerleading. She went on to work for the Prudential Insurance Co, in Newark, NJ for several years. She then married James Wyres and was...

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Grace L. Vansant

Grace L. Vansant

November 24, 1923 — November 3, 2012
Service: November 13, 2012

Grace L. Vansant, age 88 of Newark, DE passed away November 3, 2012. She was born on November 24, 1923 to the late George and Alma Grace (Preddy) Burnham. Grace's loving nature led her to be known for taking care of everyone. While she enjoyed sewing, gardening, and cooking, she especially cherished her moments spent with her wonderful family. Grace is survived by her son, George E. Vansant and his wife, Maureen of Newark, DE; brothers,...

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Nancy McKee Balderston Conrad

Nancy McKee Balderston Conrad

February 13, 1927 — November 2, 2012
Service: November 7, 2012

Nancy McKee Balderston Conrad, age 85 of Colora, MD passed away Friday, November 2, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Nancy was born in Rising Sun, MD on February 13, 1927 to the late Richard Mead and Rachel (McKee) Balderston. She attended Westtown High School and later graduated from P.S. DuPont High School in Wilmington, DE. Nancy was a graduate of Drexel College where she majored in home economics and minored in clothing design and...

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Edward Gregory Connolly

Edward Gregory Connolly

October 5, 1954 — November 1, 2012
Service: November 24, 2012

Edward Gregory Connolly, 58, of Newark, DE, passed away unexpectedly at his home November 1, 2012. Born in the Bronx, NY on October 5, 1954, Edward was the son of the late Edward and Margaret Jantek Connolly. Surviving are his sisters, Mary-Catherine Connnolly, Angela Connolly Cunneely, and Marguerite Connolly Cain, all of Newark. He was called Edward or Ed, but by far he was best known as "Uncle Eddie" to his many nieces, nephews, great...

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Ann Marie Conti

Ann Marie Conti

October 3, 1926 — October 29, 2012
Service: November 2, 2012

Ann Marie Conti, age 86 of North East, MD passed away on Monday, October 29, 2012 at Transitions Health Center in Sykesville, MD. She was born on October 3, 1926 in Trenton, NJ to the late Louis and Ida (Innocenzi) Angeletti. She was a homemaker, who enjoyed cooking and her dogs. She is survived by her granddaughter, Nicole Heinrich and husband Hans of North East, MD; great grandchildren, Chayton and Samantha Heinrich; brother, Fred...

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June M. Lutz

June M. Lutz

February 17, 1923 — October 29, 2012
Service: November 10, 2012

June M. Lutz, 89, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at her home at Emeritus at White Chapel on October 29, 2012. Born in London Ontario, Canada on February 17, 1923, June was the daughter of the late Philip Birch and Lucy Birch Wolf. She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church and was an active member of the community, volunteering in many organizations, such as the Junior Board at St. Francis, the University of...

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Angelo "Angie" L. Cataldi

Angelo "Angie" L. Cataldi

July 28, 1922 — October 27, 2012
Service: November 10, 2012

Angelo Louis Cataldi, age 90, of Newark, DE passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Angelo was born on July 28, 1922 in Newark, DE to the late Angelo and Bessie (George) Cataldi. He was a 1940 graduate of Newark High School and received his Bachelor's Degree in 1950 from the University of Delaware, where he played football. He later received his Master's Degree in 1968 from UD. Angelo served in both the Pacific & European Theatres...

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Hazel V. Johnston

Hazel V. Johnston

July 13, 1919 — October 22, 2012
Service: October 26, 2012

Hazel V. Johnston, Age 93, passed away October 22, 2012 at Millcroft Healthcare Center where she had been a resident for 7 years. Born July 13, 1919, near Milford Cross Roads, Newark, she was the daughter of J. Maskle Johnston & Elsie Whiteman Johnston. She graduated from Womens College of the University of Delaware in 1941 and began a teaching career in the Media, Pa, Wilmington & Newark School systems. She retired in 1975, She was a...

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James R. Sweeney, Sr.

James R. Sweeney, Sr.

May 21, 1938 — October 22, 2012
Service: October 27, 2012

James R. Sweeney, Sr. "Big Jim" James R. Sweeney, Sr. went home to be with The Lord on Monday, October 22, 2012 after succumbing from a brief unexpected illness. Mr. Sweeney was born in Baltimore, Maryland and spent much of his early life in the Pasadena/Glen Burnie area. A graduate of Glen Burnie high school and a veteran of the United States Army, he was employed by Roper Eastern Corp in Baltimore for over 35 yrs and subsequently...

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Charlotte Craft

Charlotte Craft

August 20, 1941 — October 19, 2012
Service: November 2, 2012

Charlotte Rose Craft Charlotte R. Wyatt Craft, 71 of Havre de Grace, formerly of Port Deposit, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 19, 2012 at Citizens Care and Rehab Center. She was the daughter of the late Artie R. Wyatt, Sr., and the late Hazel L. (Idol) Wyatt, born August 20, 1941 in Marion, VA. Charlotte worked at Bata and Perry Point VA Hospital but spent most of her time as a homemaker who was devoted to her husband,...

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