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Obituaries

Edna Dora Greenplate Graves

Edna Dora Greenplate Graves

May 13, 1927 — February 9, 2012
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Edna Dora Greenplate Graves, 84, of Newark, DE, passed away at home February 9, 2012 surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of Newark, Edna was the daughter of the late James P. and Mary Anna Van Aulen Greenplate. She retired from Stein-Haskell Dupont after 32 years at the age of 78. Edna was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and the Newark Historical Society. She had a profound appreciation of history, antiques and musical...

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Donald A. Fanucci

Donald A. Fanucci

November 1, 1963 — February 8, 2012
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Donald A. Fanucci, age 48, passed away on February 8, 2012 at his residence in Elkton, MD. Donald was born on November 1, 1963 in Blakeley, PA. In 1982 Donald started his career as a carpenter apprentice through the Philadelphia Carpenters Union. Working with the Louis Dolente & Sons Company as a Foreman from 1994-2009. He served 27 years with the Metropolitan Regional Council, United Brotherhood of Carpenters. He worked on such projects as...

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Clifford L. Foraker

August 15, 1955 — February 8, 2012
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Clifford L. Foraker, age 56, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. He was born on August 15, 1955 to the late Hazel Price Foraker and Mary Alice (Faulkner) Janvier. Clifford worked as a self-employed handy man. He enjoyed fishing, antique cars and wood working. He also enjoyed listening to music, especially classic and southern rock. He is survived by his loving wife, Cheri Montgomery-Foraker of Newark, DE; daughters,...

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Herbert E. Stone, Jr.

Herbert E. Stone, Jr.

August 29, 1929 — February 7, 2012
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Herbert E. Stone, Jr. 82, of Newark, DE, passed away February 7, 2012 at Manor Care, Pike Creek. Born in Wilmington on August 29, 1929, Herb was the son of the late Herbert and Mildred Fulmer Stone. His career was in communications, working for 37 years in various management, staff and line assignments for Diamond State Telephone, Bell Telephone Co. of Pennsylvania and A T & T. He retired in July 1984 as Regional Safety Manager of A T & T. He...

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Norman Edward Hall

February 11, 1922 — February 6, 2012
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Norman Edward Hall, age 89, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2012. He was born on February 11, 1922 to the late William and Alice (Aiken) Thompson Hall. Norman grew up on a farm and continued farming on the side. He was employed with the B & O Railroad for several years and later worked for the University of Delaware in facility maintenance, where he retired. Norman enjoyed traveling, taking cruises and spending time with...

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Joseph F. Brennan

Joseph F. Brennan

November 1, 1926 — February 2, 2012
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Joseph F. Brennan, age 85, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 2, 2012 after suffering a debilitating stroke and a brief period of hospitalization. He was born on November 1, 1926 on Staten Island, NY to Harry and Catherine (Paris) Brennan. Joe grew up on Staten Island, NY, graduated from Pace University with a degree in Finance and Accounting, met and married Eileen J. Timothy, started a family and subsequently...

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Mary Helen Callahan

Mary Helen Callahan

March 28, 1942 — February 1, 2012
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Mary Helen Callahan, 69, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Alexandria, VA on March 28, 1942, Mary Helen was the daughter of the late Miles and Helen Bucknam McPeek. She studied at Radcliffe College and earned her MAT Degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Upon moving to Newark, she began GED teaching and soon after that, went to the University of Delaware where she worked for...

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William Allen Newton

September 7, 1930 — February 1, 2012
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William Allen Newton, 81, of Port Deposit, MD, died February 1, 2012. According to his wishes, services are private.

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Shareen Sue Clark

November 9, 1950 — January 27, 2012
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Shareen Sue Clark, 61, of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away at home January 27, 2012. Born in Santa Ana, CA on November 9, 1950, Shareen was the daughter of Robert Earl Finley and the late Margaret McKean Finley. She received her BA in History from Long Beach State University and studied Interior Design at Eastern Carolina University and Maryville University. She was secretary/treasurer of Victory Performance and also was a school aide. She...

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Jane H. Sinclair

Jane H. Sinclair

May 16, 1921 — January 25, 2012
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Jane H. Sinclair passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. Rachel Jane was born to James Carlton and Rachel Collison Hastings on May 16, 1921 in Cambridge, MD. From her early years, she and her parents lived in the big white colonial at the east end of Main Street. Jane graduated from Newark High School and the Women's College at the University of Delaware. She also took advantage of courses and volunteered for many...

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