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Obituaries

Martha D. Graham

Martha D. Graham

November 8, 1925 — January 22, 2017
Service: January 28, 2017

Martha Dale Graham passed on to her heavenly rest on January 22, 2017 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, PA. Mrs. Graham was the daughter of the late Marvin C. and Nora B. Dale. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Alexander P. Graham Sr. She was born in Livingston, TN on November 8, 1925. She graduated from Livingston Academy and went on to business school. Following completion of her training in 1944, she...

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Wanda B.  Stopyra

Wanda B. Stopyra

October 20, 1922 — January 22, 2017
Service: January 27, 2017

Wanda B. Stopyra, age 94, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. She was born on October 20, 1922, in Passaic, NJ to the late August and Agnes Benben Stopyra. Wanda worked her life as a quality control inspector in several manufacturing businesses, starting at a sewing factory, and ending at Westvaco in Newark, from which she retired. In her retirement, she enjoyed...

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Roy A. Dahmer

Roy A. Dahmer

August 5, 1928 — January 21, 2017
Service: No Services

Roy A. Dahmer, 88 of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, January 21, 2017. Services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.

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Ayden Mathew Foster

Ayden Mathew Foster

May 14, 2012 — January 21, 2017
Service: No Services

Ayden Mathew Foster, age 4, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017. He was born on May 14, 2012 in Newark, De, to Chantel Lace South and Bryan Ernest Foster. Ayden had an inseparable bond with his younger sister, Adalynne and everyone could see how much they loved each other. He was a very happy and silly boy who could always find a way to put a smile on your face. Ayden looked forward to going to pre-school each day at Meadow Wood in Newark...

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Margaret Ann Harris

Margaret Ann Harris

October 8, 1921 — January 16, 2017
Service: January 31, 2017

Margaret Ann Harris, age 95, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017. She was born on October 8, 1921, in Beckley WV, to the late Richard and Gladys (Toney) Davis. She is survived by her sons: Thomas William Harris, of Hamilton, GA, and David Harris, of Coatesville, PA; brother, Tommy Davis, of Newark, DE; six grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Services will be held at 12:30 PM on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at R...

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William Sterling Bowen, "Pete"

William Sterling Bowen, "Pete"

August 17, 1924 — January 11, 2017
Service: January 18, 2017

William Sterling Bowen, "Pete", age 92 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on January 11, 2017. He was born on August 17, 1924 in Conowingo, MD to the late William Bowen and Rae (Jourdan) Bowen. Pete worked in Federal Service as an engineering technician for 32 years where he started at Bainbridge and later moved on to Aberdeen Proving Ground where he retired in 1977. Pete was a 60 year member of the Freemasons Fraternity as well as a member of...

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Anna Theresa Oakes-Keene

October 3, 1952 — January 9, 2017
Service: No Services

Anna Theresa Oakes-Keene, age 64, of Rising Sun, MD passed away January 9, 2017. She was born on October 3, 1952 in Baltimore, MD to Thomas and Theresa Oakes. Services for Anna will be private.

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James William Kennedy, Jr., "J.W."

James William Kennedy, Jr., "J.W."

August 19, 1980 — January 8, 2017
Service: January 20, 2017

James William Kennedy, Jr. "J.W.", age 36 of Elkton, MD, passed away on January 8, 2017. He was born on August 19, 1980 in Elkton, MD to the late, James William Kennedy, Sr. and Deborah (Corrie) Johnson. J.W. was employed as an HVAC contractor supervisor. He loved his family and children. J.W. enjoyed riding his street bike, fishing, camping, and watching the Baltimore Ravens with his family. J.W. is survived by his companion, Leslie...

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Shinjiro A. Kimura

Shinjiro A. Kimura

April 11, 1927 — January 8, 2017
Service: January 14, 2017

Shinjiro Anselm Kimura, 89, of Hockessin, DE passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 after a short illness. Born April 11, 1927, Shinjiro was raised in Kyoto, Japan and received his medical degree from Kyoto University. In 1952 he immigrated to the United States to complete his training in anesthesiology. In Cleveland, OH, he met Margaret Higgins, who became his wife of 52 years, and with whom he had and raised eleven children. In 1977 he...

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Raymond "Jiggy" Knox

Raymond "Jiggy" Knox

March 27, 1932 — January 8, 2017
Service: January 19, 2017

Raymond O. Knox of Newark, DE passed away on Sunday, January 8 2017. Born in 1932 to the late Oscar and Mae (Leslie) Knox. Ray was a graduate of Newark High School class of 1950. He served with Delaware National Guard for 41 years retiring at the rank of Senior Master Sergeant and was very proud of his induction into the NCO Hall of Fame. One of Ray's other passions was his dedication to service for the Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder company. A...

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