James T. Lenhoff

James T. Lenhoff

James was born and raised in Wilmington, DE. on September 16th 1925 and died peacefully on November 22, 2018 at Seasons Hospice. He served in the Marine Corps during WWII and Korea and received a Purple Heart during WWII.

James worked at Amoco Chemical and retired at the age of 57. James was predeceased by wife Mildred B. Lenhoff, his parents George L. and Theresa Touley Lenhoff, brothers Leo and Bill Lenhoff, sisters Mary Lenhoff, Grace Crowley, Sister Mary Teresa Lenhoff of the Good Sheppard Convent in Germantown, PA.

James is survived by nephew, Billy Lenhoff, and niece, Rita Condon. His step children John M. West and Lucia Mae Creamer were his primary care givers. In memory of James, donations can be sent to Somerford Place 4175 Ogletown-Stanton Rd, Newark, DE 19713. The family would like to thank the employees at Somerford-Newark, Seasons Hospice, and the staff at Christiana Hospital for their care of James during his final days. Burial will be private.


Submitted by Jo King on
Condolences to the rest of the family who were NOT notified of his passing by his primary care givers, John and Lucy, as mentioned in his obit.