Nancy Mayew

Nancy Mayew, 82, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on August 8, 2017 at Season’s Hospice.

Nancy was born in Nazareth, PA, the daughter of the late Helen (Kaufman) and George Benvegno Sr.  She worked as a nurse at the Veterans Hospital and Masonic Home. In addition to her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her husband, John Mayew, her daughter, Lisa Applegate and her brother, George Benvegno Jr.

Nancy is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John Jr. (Sabrina) of Landenberg, PA; her daughters, Patrice Blackway (Jeffrey) of Newark, DE and Linda Davis of Wilmington, DE; her son-in-law, Russell D. Applegate; her sister-in-law, Mary Benvegno; and 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on August 21st, 2017. Friends and family are invited to a visitation from 9:30AM to 11AM at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 2503 Centerville Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808, where Mass will begin at 11AM.  Burial will be at 1PM at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Disabled Veterans Fund, 1634 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006. Online condolences may be made at


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I am sorry for your loss. I hope you can draw comfort from Gods Word the Bible which provides us with hope and encouragement during difficult times (Romans 15:4)