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Obituaries

Age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at Christiana Hospital on Monday, November 13, 2017.
Richard H. Coyle, age 73, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Christiana Hospital on Sunday November 12, 2017.
Gertrude K. Foley, “Trudy” 93 of Newark, formerly of Secane, PA, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 11, 2017, surrounded by her family.
Age 97, of Cokesbury Village in Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice on Monday, November 13, 2017.
Roche “Rocke” A. Izzo, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Christiana Hospital on November 12, 2017.
Lucy Marie Johnson was born on June 5, 1913 to Joseph Johnson and Mary Anne Higgins Johnson in Summit Hill, PA.  She was the youngest of 10 children. During her beginning years, the house was filled with people and excitement. One memorable occurrence for her was the death of her sister Sadie and brother-in-law Harry Miller on the same day due to the Influenza Epidemic of 1918.
Elwood Irvin Karashin Sr., age 75, of Bear, DE passed away surrounded by his family at Seasons Hospice on November 9, 2017. Born in Johnstown, PA, Elwood was the son of the late Lucy (Wherry) and William Karashin. He was a proud member of the United States Army and served in the Gulf War.
Patricia J. Mitchell, of Media, PA and formerly of Hockessin, DE passed away peacefully on November 4, 2017 at Sunrise Senior Living of Granite Run, Media, Pa.
Marie M. Fallers, 89 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 2, 2017 surrounded by her family.
Joan M. Smith departed this world on October 30, 2017 surrounded by her family after a hard fought battle with cancer. In life she was a devoted wife and mother. She was a deeply spiritual woman believing in love and service over all. She treasured every friendship and the closeness of her family.
Chester Ciancarelli, age 91, of Hockessin, DE formerly of Long Island, NY passed away peacefully at The Summit Assisted Living on October 28th 2017. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Susan (Passaro) and John Ciancarelli. He worked as a service manager and mechanic in the auto body industry. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Vincent and John Ciancarelli.
Marie M. Essex, age 69, passed away peacefully at Heartland Hospice House on October 25, 2017.
William A. Karpovich, age 87, of Newark, DE passed away on October 25, 2017. Born in Sullivan County, PA, was the son of the late Elizabeth (Lech) and Paul Karpovich. He worked as a supervisor at the DuPont chemical plant in Newport, DE for over 30 years. He loved to golf and played frequently throughout his retirement. He was an avid birdwatcher.  He was predeceased by his daughter, Susan, in 2015 and wife Beryl “Margaret” Karpovich in 2016.
Lawrence C. Boots “Lonnie”, 71 of Bear passed away peacefully at home on October 25, 2017, surrounded by his family. Lonnie was born in Wilmington, the son of the late Marcella (Pyla) and Joseph W. Boots. He worked as a maintenance mechanic on fork trucks for Georgia Pacific and LaFarge Gypsum for 38 years. He also worked for Walmart Distribution for 8 years before retiring in 2012. He was predeceased by his sister, Charlotte Pierce.
Kasia passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
Angelo Falasca, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away on October 19, 2017 at Seasons Hospice.
Cornelius “Neil” J. Donovan, III, age 63 of Wilmington passed away on October 16th.
Damien Buck, 58 of Townsend passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Christiana Hospital. Damien was born in Louisville KY, the son of Freda (Burgess) and the late Robert Buck. 
Alice P. Elliott, age 93, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 12, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born in Wilmington, DE the daughter of the late Hannah (Kirlin) Quill. She retired from Pathmark Grocery Store as a head cashier.
Mary E. Georgi, 90 of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on October 12, 2017 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family.

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