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Obituaries

Elizabeth Pitts, 76 of Elkton, MD passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Christiana Hospital. Elizabeth was born in West Chester, PA, the daughter of the late Charlotte (Woods) and Lancaster Dow, Sr. She was a graduate of Henderson High School and worked for over 20 years for Aramark. Her hobbies included cooking and bowling. In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband, James Cuff and her daughter, Deneen Dow.
Ursuline Sister Anne Walsh, OSU, former teacher at the local Ursuline Academy, died in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York on July 19, 2019. She was 86. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, Sr. Anne was the youngest of the eleven children of John J. and Margaret O’Hanley Walsh. Her parents and all her siblings pre-decease her.
Age 95, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Manor Care Pike Creek surrounded by her family.
Constance L. Starr (Pike) age 80 of Hockessin passed away peacefully on July 19, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Connie was born in Wilmington, Delaware and was predeceased by her husband of 52 years Robert L. Starr in 2011, her mother, Dorothy Lofland, her father, Lawrence W. Pike, her sister, Barbara Frost (Pike) and her brother, Gary E. Pike.
John "Jack" Patrick Brooks, Sr. age 75, of New Castle, DE passed away on July 15th, 2019.
Joseph Priestley Jackson, age 80, of Wilmington, DE passed away at his residence on July 15, 2019. Born in Wilmington, Joseph was the son of the late Helen (Galczynski) and Edward Jackson. He served his country proudly as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and worked as a chemical operator at DuPont until his retirement. Joseph was always incredibly proud of his family.
Jessica P. August, age 26, of Wilmington, DE passed away on June 29, 2019.
Age 87 passed away peacefully in the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor surrounded by her four children on Saturday, July 13, 2019. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Ann was born in County Galway, Ireland to the late John and Kate Deely.
Barbara E. Malinowski, age 81, of Cape May Courthouse, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center surrounded by her family.
Lawrence G. Beggs, age 58, of Newark, DE passed away at his residence on July 4, 2019. Born in Wilmington, Larry grew up in Richardson Park and was the son of the late Dorothy Amelia (Smentkowski) and George Beggs. He was a member of the Painters Local 100 Union and recently worked at J&R Painting. He was a big fan of Atlantic City, often spending time there on the weekends.
Jacqueline F. Brooks “Jackie”, 70, of Newark, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Manor Care Nursing Home.
Jane Elizabeth Taylor, 93, died in Charlottesville, VA, Monday, July 1, 2019. Born October 27, 1925, in St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, DE, daughter of the late Esther Marichia Dolan and Reese Aloysius Taylor, she was predeceased by her older brother, Reece Aloysius Taylor, Jr. in 2015, and her older sister, Mary S. (May) Taylor in 1924. Jane is survived by two nieces and two nephews, Christine E.
Julia S. Jamison, 81 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Parkview Nursing Home.
Age 83, of Newark, DE, passed away at her home on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Born in Mount Carmel, PA, Jeanne was the daughter of the late Thomas N. and Theresa (Olearnick) Thompson. She loved cooking and especially loved her family. Although it’s been almost two decades since her retirement, Jeanne was as a manager at the Christiana Hilton for over 15 years. In addition to her parents, Jeanne was predeceased by her brother, Tommy Thompson and her sister, Dorothy Thompson.
Cecilia was born in New Castle, DE, the daughter of the late Cecilia (Gallagher) and Francis McCaffery. She was a graduate of Wilmington High School and attended Goldey Beacom College. Cecilia retired in 1997 from the family business, Hoopes Fire Equipment, and was a former parishioner of Christ Our King Church. She is a member of St.
Virginia M. Lane, age 98, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 surrounded by her family.
Age 90, of Newark, DE, formerly of Wilmington, passed away suddenly at her home on Sunday, June 30, 2019. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter F. Abath in 2008 and by her daughter, Mary Abath Sosnowski in January 2019.
Charles L. Reed, age 77, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30th, 2019 surrounded by his family and friends.
Toxie E. Hall, II, 70 of Wilmington passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at his home. Toxie was born in Prentiss, MI, the son of Corine and Toxie Hall, Sr. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during Viet Nam and retired after 30 years with the Ironworkers, Local 580 in New York. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Geneva Tucker.
Winifred T. Previtera, 92 of Milton, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the home of her daughter, Catherine.

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