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Obituaries

Anthony J. DiMaio, M.D., 86, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Seasons Hospice.
Steven Lee Bachman, 42 of Wilmington passed away tragically on January 9, 2019 after an industrial accident. Steve was born in Wilmington. He was a graduate of McKean High School and worked as a painter for the Union, District Council 21. Steve was an avid sports fan, enjoyed following politics and was an accomplished musician.
Claude J. Kumpel, 67, of Wilmington, DE, passed away suddenly January 10, 2019. Claude was born in Wilmington, the son of the late Louise (Voshell) and Joseph Kumpel. He retired in 2011 from Amtrak (formerly Penn Central) as a general foreman after 42 years. He was a member of the Newark Coin Club and St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Claude was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He enjoyed rooting for the Philadelphia Flyers.
Rosemary Shoop, 78 of Newark passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 09, 2019 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family. Rosemary was born in Chester, PA, the daughter of the late Shirley (Trout) and Howard Gilpin. She retired from JP Morgan Chase and was a former member of Our Lady of Fatima Church. Rosemary was predeceased by her husband, Earl in 1995 and her son, Eric in 2017.
Age 97, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 11, 2019 at Foulk Manor South.
Catherine B. Grzybowski, age 89, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Brandywine Nursing Home.
Age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
Shirley P. Hutchinson, age 91, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 surrounded by her family.
Age 83, of Wilmington, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday, January 7, 2019.  She passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family.
Patricia Olive Templin, “Pat”, age 92, of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 3, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.
John Lloyd Martin “Big Daddy” Age 69, of Lewes, DE, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2018 at the Delaware Hospice Center surrounded by his family.
Joseph A. DiGregorio, 90, of Middletown, Delaware, formerly of New Jersey passed away peacefully on New Year’s morning at the Brookdale Nursing Home in Hockessin, DE.
Winfred C. Anthony, 79 of Bear passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at his residence. Winfred was born in Baltimore, MD the son of the late Mable (Begore) and Clarence R. Anthony. He served 24 years in the U.S. Army, retiring as an E-6 and then worked 30 years in the maintenance department of the Holiday Inn in Newark.
Lily Cheng Li Tang, age 90 years of Maris Grove in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania passed away at Riddle Hospital, Media, PA, on December 12, 2018.
Eda Saimre, 86, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed on December 12, 2018.
Bill D. Shoemate, 86 of Wilmington DE passed away at his home on Friday, December 21st 2018 surrounded by his family. Bill was born in West Jefferson, NC the son of Elvira (Mullis) and Robert L. Shoemate. He retired from the Pipefitters Union local 74 after more than 40 years of service. He attended Bethany Baptist Church.
Judith E. Black, age 76, Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Season’s Hospice at Christiana Medical Center.
Gertrude A. Dennis “Trudy”, 82 a lifelong Wilmington resident passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Little Sisters of the Poor.
Temple Frederick Connolly, Jr. 73, of Landenberg, PA passed away on, Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Seasons Hospice.
Wm. Frank Taylor, age 91, passed away at home on Tuesday December 11, 2018.  Frank was born in Cape Charles, VA. on August 23, 1927, son of the late Gay and Hugh Taylor.  He attended Claymont High School and enlisted in the Coast Guard, serving aboard the lightship, Overfalls.  He retired from Scott Paper Co.

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