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Obituaries

William Hyland Vaughan, 77, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 20, 2020. Born in Chestertown, MD, on March 23, 1942, Hyland was raised by his parents, Clement Yearsley and Catherine Hyland Vaughan in Chesapeake City, MD. Hyland was a graduate of Bohemia Manor High School in 1960, and a graduate of Goldey-Beacom College in 1963.
Richard Gene Saruga "Dick", age 75, passed away on November 17, 2019. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey to the late Geza Saruga and Brunilda Castro. He was predeceased by his son, Richard G. Saruga, II in 1990.
Judith A. Twardus, age 79, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on January 13, 2020 at Sunrise Assisted Living. Born in Wilmington, DE she was the daughter of the late Florence (Hahn) and Clarence Coyle. Judith graduated from Newark High School and went on to work as the 4H Administrative Assistant at the University of Delaware for over 25 years until her retirement.
Patricia Ann Downs, 62 of Newark passed away at her home on Friday, January 10, 2020.
James F. King, Jr., “Jimi”, age 67, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a brief illness on January 12, 2020. Born in Wilmington, Jimi was the son of the late Marie (Falin) and James F. King, Sr. Jimi graduated from Christiana High School and went on to own and operate his own refrigerator repair company, Accurate Refrigerator Service, for the course of his career.
Paul S. Sullivan, Jr., 91, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home on January 12, 2020.
H. Edward Slavin, Jr., passed away peacefully at Season’s Hospice, Newark, DE on January 10, 2020 at the age of 80. A native Delawarean, he was born, lived and died in the greater Wilmington area. He was the son of the late Harold E. Slavin, Sr. and Mary E. (Gropp) and brother to the late Richard W. Slavin. A graduate of A.I DuPont High School and Wesley College, Edward was employed at J.P.
Judy D. McNutt, 69 of Newark passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her family.
Edward F. Lodge, III, age 66, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Christiana Hospital after complications following a long battle with cancer.
Rosemary Jeanne Snow VanAuken of Richmond passed away on December 3, 2019 after a courageous five-year battle with breast cancer.
David J. Snow, age 72, of Roanoke, VA formerly of Wilmington, DE passed away on January 1, 2020. Born in Philadelphia on May 7, 1947, David was the son of the late Mary Snow Watson (2015) and John Edward Snow (1962). David graduated from Alexis I. DuPont High School in 1965.  He served proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, earning a Purple Heart for his service.
Rachel Joan Crozier (née Morgan) passed away on January 8, 2020, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of 62 years to the late Norman Crozier. Predeceased by her son, Michael W. Crozier and her grandson, Michael Crozier.
James “Jim” Paul Carilli, age 62, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at Wilmington Hospital on Monday, January 6, 2020. Born in Wilmington, Jim was a 1976 graduate of Conrad High School.  He worked as a customer service representative for Discover for over 10 years.  He was predeceased by his sister, Kathleen Carilli, in 2015.
Terrance Michael McCormick died peacefully on January 3, 2020, due to complications caused by idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He was 72.
William P. Morgan, age 86, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 2, 2020 surrounded by his family.
Vernon T. Cox, Jr., 52 of Wilmington passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.
Geoffrey T. Alexander, Sr., age 60, of Wilmington passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019.
Carol A. Curley, age 74, of Bear, DE, formerly of Brooklyn, NY passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 21, 2019.
Frank S. Yasack, Jr., 81, of Wilmington passed away on Christmas morning peacefully at Christiana Hospital.
Dolores Jo-Ann White, age 88, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, December 25, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Dolores was the daughter of the late Peter and Josephine Marchiano.  She was predeceased by her husband, Charles White in 1989, her son, Charles White and her daughter, Barbara Mercurio.

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