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Obituaries

Richard Rich Lowe

Richard Rich Lowe

December 18, 1933 — February 1, 2017
Service: No Services

Richard H. Lowe, of Wilmington, DE, formally of Sarasota, FL, died peacefully at Heartland Hospice of Pike Creek, DE, at the age of 83. Richard, or "Rich", grew up in Detroit, MI, close with his dear older brother Russell. At the age of 18, Rich joined the U.S. Navy, enjoying an enlistment of 8 years, serving on several ships; his favorite, the U.S.S. Mindoro. Rich served during the Korean War. During those years, he married his sweetheart...

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Roma Mary Joyce Renick Prouty

Roma Mary Joyce Renick Prouty

March 6, 1946 — February 1, 2017
Service: April 29, 2017

Roma Mary Joyce Renick Prouty, of Elkton MD, sadly passed away peacefully and with family by her bedside, on February 1 2017. She was born March 6 1946 in Hubli India to the late Leonard John Renick and Dora (Calasso) Renick. Roma had lived a wonderful life which had stretched across three different continents. Firstly born in India, then raising a family in the United Kingdom, remarrying in Germany and finally settling in the USA. ...

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Robert  V.  Marco

Robert V. Marco

January 26, 1926 — January 29, 2017
Service: February 8, 2017

Robert Vincent Marco, age 91, of Newark, DE passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 26, 1926, in Philadelphia, PA to the late Frank Louis and Reba Sandry Marco. Robert proudly served in the Army Air Corps as a navigator on B-24s, and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marie Ann Marco; daughter, Diane M. Hare of Virginia Beach, VA;...

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Darryl G. Adkins, Sr.

Darryl G. Adkins, Sr.

June 28, 1942 — January 27, 2017
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Darryl G. Adkins Sr., age 74, of Rehoboth Beach passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017. He was born June 28, 1942, in Indianapolis, IN to the late Newman and Lucille Adkins. Darryl served in the Armed Forces for 22 years to include two tours in Vietnam. After his time in the United States Army, he became part of the Secret Services. He is survived by his son Darryl G. Adkins Jr. of Rock Hill, SC; son, Larry Adkins of Huntsville, AL;...

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Jaclyn Leah Engman

Jaclyn Leah Engman

September 6, 1991 — January 26, 2017
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Jaclyn Leah Engman, age 25, of Newark, DE passed away January 26, 2017 at her residence. Born September 6, 1991 in Baltimore, MD, Jackie was the daughter of Ernest Douglas Westbrook and Marcia Lynn Engman. Jackie graduated from the University of Phoenix with an Associate's Degree in Elementary Education and was working towards her Bachelor's Degree at the University of Wilmington. She was a bright and talented young woman who at the age of 15...

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Ruth L. Cox

Ruth L. Cox

October 24, 1930 — January 25, 2017
Service: February 1, 2017

Ruth L. Cox, 86, of Colora, MD, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Born on October 24, 1930 in Abingdon, VA, she was the daughter of the late Frank H. and Eliza J. (Perdue) Whiteaker. Ruth was a big fan of music and greatly enjoyed going to yard sales. She especially loved swinging on her porch and sweet treats. Ruth will be remembered for her neatness and cleanliness. She was a longtime member of the Church of the...

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Martha Lee

November 7, 1941 — January 25, 2017
Service: No Services

Martha Dean Lee, age 75 of Newark, DE passed away surrounded by her family on January 25, 2017. She was born on November 7, 1941 in Wilmington, DE to the late Charles Ballance and Mildred (Ingram) Ballance. Martha is survived by her daughters: Heidi Skopowski and her husband, Peter of Newark, DE and Wendy Schuchardt and her husband, Benjamin of Langhorn, PA; and three grandsons: John, Warren, and Shane. In addition to her parents, Martha...

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Marenes R. (Bud) Tripp

Marenes R. (Bud) Tripp

August 20, 1931 — January 25, 2017
Service: February 11, 2017

Bud Tripp, age 85, passed away on January 25, 2017 at Jenner's Pond Retirement Community in West Grove, PA. He was born on August 20, 1931 in Poughkeepsie, NY. Bud graduated from Colgate University, received a Master's Degree from the University of Rochester and obtained his PhD from Rutgers University. He also obtained a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health. Bud went on to teach Microbiology at the University of...

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Robert  Frances Wollaston

Robert Frances Wollaston

September 23, 1925 — January 25, 2017
Service: January 31, 2017

Robert Frances Wollaston, age 91, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. He was born September 23, 1925 in Newark, DE, to the late George Wesley and Frances Crew Wollaston. Robert grew up and lived his entire life in Newark where he graduated from Newark High School in 1943. He married Annabelle Lee Prettyman, from Harbeson, DE in 1946. Bob was always a hard worker and a saver. He...

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Donald James Ragan III

Donald James Ragan III

September 28, 1987 — January 24, 2017
Service: No Services

Donald James Ragan, III, age 29 of Elkton, MD passed away on January 24, 2017. He was born on September 28, 1987 in Newark, DE to Donald James Ragan, Jr. and Linda Lee (Benscoter) Ragan. In addition to his parents, Donald is survived by his son, Donald James Ragan, IV of Elkton, MD; brother, James "Curtis" Ragan of Newark, DE; sister, Sarah Fitzpatrick and her husband, Fred of North East, MD; half-sisters: Melissa Ragan of Cocoa, FL, Stacey...

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