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Clara H. Yoder

Clara H. Yoder

April 24, 1924 — December 3, 2017
Service: December 8, 2017

Clara Highsmith Yoder, age 93, of Newark, Delaware, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at sunrise on the day of a super moon. Clara was born in Shoals Junction, South Carolina on April 24, 1924 to the late Thomas and Eliza Highsmith. Clara served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1954. She was a member of Newark United Methodist Church and volunteered at the Newark Senior Center. Clara was an avid fisherwoman and outdoor...

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E. Dolores Cavanaugh

E. Dolores Cavanaugh

October 31, 1928 — December 2, 2017
Service: December 15, 2017

E. Dolores Cavanaugh, age 89, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Born in Elkton, MD on October 31, 1928, Dolores was the daughter of the late Leo and Edith (Gould) Flick. Dolores was a member of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church. She was a loving and caring person and mother. Her passion to help people is what led her to train as a nurse at Mercy Hospital. She always wanted to make sure that people were taken...

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Thomas K. Crumley, Jr.

Thomas K. Crumley, Jr.

January 8, 1974 — December 1, 2017
Service: December 7, 2017

Thomas K. Crumley, Jr., age 43, died suddenly on Friday, December 1, 2017. He was born on January 8, 1974 in Salem, NJ, to Doreen Joyce and the late Thomas K. Crumley, Sr. Thomas was a loving father and friend with a goofy sense of humor. He was also a Philadelphia Sports Fanatic. Thomas worked as contractor in plumbing. He was known as an avid musician and owned many guitars. Thomas is survived by his mother, Doreen Joyce of Newark, DE;...

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Robert T. Jones, Jr.

Robert T. Jones, Jr.

March 1, 1919 — November 28, 2017
Service: December 4, 2017

Robert T. Jones, Jr. age 98 of Newark, DE passed away peacefully at his home on November 28, 2017. He was born on March 1, 1919 in Newark, DE to the late Robert T. Jones, Sr. and Esther P. (Ferguson) Jones. Robert is survived by his daughters: Cynthia A. Jones of Atlanta, GA and Nancy J. Lyons and her husband, Robert of Southport, CT; grandchildren: Robert G. Lyons, Jr., Allison C. Lyons, and John T. Lyons also of Southport, CT; sister, Marian...

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Philip F. Wittmeyer

Philip F. Wittmeyer

— November 27, 2017
Service: December 1, 2017

Philip F. Wittmeyer, age 60, of Wilmington, DE passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 at his home. Born in March of 1957, Phil was the son of the late Richard G. Wittmeyer, Sr. and the late Elizabeth (Ferschke) Wittmeyer. Phil was a 1975 graduate of Concord High School in Wilmington, DE. For over 35 years, he worked for the Brooks Armored Car company, where he most recently served as supervisor. Phil enjoyed watching football and was a "die...

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Sean  Michael McCollum

Sean Michael McCollum

March 23, 1958 — November 26, 2017
Service: December 5, 2017

Sean Michael McCollum, age 59, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Wilmington, DE on March 23, 1958 to Mary (Smolka) McCollum and the late John "Ducky" McCollum. Sean attended St. Hedwig's School and Conrad High School. He graduated from Delcastle Technical High School with an electrical apprenticeship. He earned his Master Electrical License and went on to successful employment with...

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Donald L. Burris

Donald L. Burris

January 19, 1931 — November 25, 2017
Service: December 1, 2017

Donald L. Burris of Elkton, MD, age 86, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017. A graveside service in his honor will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2200 N. DuPont Pkwy, New Castle, DE 19720.

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Mary  Lee Craig

Mary Lee Craig

September 23, 1952 — November 25, 2017
Service: December 1, 2017

Mary Lee Craig, age 65, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017. Born on September 23, 1952 in Havre de Grace, MD, Mary was the daughter of Lee (Campbell) Doll and the late John Comer, Sr. Mary worked as an office manager for 25 years at Stephen Homes. Later she worked part time at Walmart in Oxford, where she enjoyed helping customers and working alongside her colleagues. She had a heart of gold and always had a kind...

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Francis Chester Stopyra

Francis Chester Stopyra

October 4, 1932 — November 23, 2017
Service: November 28, 2017

Francis Chester Stopyra, age 85, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully November 23, 2017. Born on October 4, 1932 in Marshallton, DE Francis was the son of the late August Stopyra and Agnes (Benben) Stopyra. Francis owned and operated a dairy farm in Newark, DE. He was dedicated to working his land and caring for his livestock. He loved the outdoors and was always in his element on the farm. Francis was a devoted husband, father and friend...

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Alice Marie Lockerman

Alice Marie Lockerman

December 23, 1946 — November 21, 2017
Service: December 2, 2017

Alice Marie Lockerman, age 70, of Cecilton, MD, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She was born on December 23, 1946, in Warwick, MD to the late Julian T., Sr., and Marion Alice Lawrence Lockerman. Alice worked as a waitress at Jack-n-Helen's Restaurant for over thirty plus years. She would spend her time coloring in adult coloring and design books, listening to bluegrass music or attending to her collection of beautiful Indian dolls...

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