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Obituaries

Age 87, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 19, 2018 at her son and daughter-in-law’s home surrounded by her family.
Thomas M. Baxter, Sr., age 65, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at St. Francis Hospital on Sunday, February 18, 2018, surrounded by his family.
Helen T. McGrory passed away peacefully on Monday, February 19, 2018 at Cadia Pike Creek. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late Sophie (Gilespie) and Frederick Bryner. She worked for 42 years with Dupont, providing administrative support to several DuPont Executives. She was predeceased by her husband, James P.
Arlynn Q. Hall, Jr., 50, of Newark, Delaware passed away at his home on Saturday, February 17, 2018 after a long illness.
Lawrence H. Hyde, longtime resident of Harwichport, MA and more recently Westwood, MA, died at age 93 on February 11, 2018 in Wynnewood, PA.
Age 89, of Newark, passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, February 18, 2018, with her daughters by her side.
Cora M. Smith, 96 passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Seasons Hospice.
Major Michael W. Crozier, USAF, Rtd., age 69, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018.
Alfred D. “Al” Donofrio, age 98, a lifelong resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 10, 2018. 
Felix R. Rapposelli, 83 passed away peacefully on February 10, 2018 surrounded by his family. Mr. Rapposelli was born and raised in Claymont, Delaware.  He attended Claymont Elementary School and graduated from Salesianum School in 1954.  He received his A.A.S. degree from Delaware Technical and Community College in Human Services.
Age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at Regal Heights on Thursday, February 8, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Richard J. Burdett, Jr., age 65, of Claymont, DE passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
Bernard A. Barrosse, Jr., died peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Cokesbury Village in Hockessin on February 3rd, 2018, at the age of 90.
Joan M. Goodwin, age 50, passed away at Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis Hospital on January 31, 2018. Born in Queens, NY, she was the daughter of Rita (Cronin) and Francis M. Goodwin. She was a big fan of the NY Jets and an avid animal lover. She worked diligently on the 2016 City of Wilmington mayoral campaign and was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.
Age 97, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 29, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Donna J. Falkowski Age 61, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Born in Wilmington, DE, Donna was the daughter of the late Frank and Jennie (Dobrzynski) Mezzatesta. She was a 1974 graduate of Conrad High School and worked for Walker’s Florist. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Robert Falkowski and her brother, Paul W. Mezzatesta.
David A. Salvatore, age 58, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Wilmington Hospital, after a long battle with leukemia surrounded by his loving family and friends.
Jennifer T. DeSimone, age 44, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital. Jennifer was born in Wilmington, DE to Mary L. (Frye) and the late Donald W. Gray.  She worked as an Administrative Assistant for Fersenius Kidney Care and was an avid dog lover.
Scott C. Loomis, age 60 formally of Newark, DE passed away on January 20, 2018 in Tavares, Florida. He had a long battle with Diabetes. Born in Topeka, KS, Scott served in the U.S. Navy before becoming a 1st mate in Sport Fishing in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Ocean City, MD. He then sold cars for Martin Dealerships and furniture for American Signature Furniture in Delaware for 20 years.
Robert J. Porter, age 87, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on January 22, 2017 at Seasons Hospice. 

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