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Obituaries

Andreas P. Anastassiades, 91, of Newark passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.
Age 53, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.
November 13, 1964 - April 1, 2017 After a long illness “Toby”, passed away peacefully on Saturday surrounded by his family.
Lee Payne Battis, 61, passed away in St. Francis Hospital March 24, 2017, following a long period of poor health.  She was the daughter of Donald and Georgine Payne. 
Mary J. Russell, 85, of Wilmington passed away peacefully on March 29, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital.
Age 94, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Forwood Manor.
Age 71, of Wilmington, DE, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 16, 2017.
Rita Helen Halpin, 83, of Wilmington Delaware passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends by her side on March 27, 2017.
Richard E. “Dick” Kane, age 81 of Newark, died suddenly on March 27, 2017.
Age 26, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at her residence. Born in Neptune, NJ, Riley was the daughter of Lewis Boright and Michelle (Graney) Thompson.  She went to grade school at St. Elizabeth Elementary School and was a graduate of St. Mark’s High School.  She attended Dawn Career Center and worked as a waitress for McGlynn’s Pub.  She was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Parish.
Marie Pellicone Astolfi, age 92, went to be with her loving savior on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Marie was born in Wilmington, DE on July 6, 1924, the youngest of nine children of Emidio and Angeline Antelli Pelliccioni.
Carol L. Senghaas, 59 of Wilmington passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 peacefully at her home.
Rev. Thomas F. Gardocki passed away peacefully at home on March 23, 2017 after a long illness.
Our matriarch, our Babcia, Eleanor Wykpisz passed away Thursday, March 23 at her home at the age of 108. She was born in Wilmington on October 5, 1908 and was raised in Browntown. Her father owned Lesnizak Bakery on Brown Street. She attended St. Hedwig's School and graduated from Goldey Business School. After she married, she worked at the Visiting Nurses Association and St. Francis Hospital.
Marjorie Georgia (Downs) Tennant, age 89, peacefully passed away on March 17, 2017 in her Middletown, DE residence.  She was born in Moundsville, WV, a daughter of the late Georgia P. (Goddard) and Percy K. Downs.  She was the youngest of eight, all predeceased, and graduated from Hundred HS, Hundred, WV.
Constance Mae Williams, born July 16, 1927 to Willard Ensol Williams and Emma Minnie Nelson in Cokeville, Wyoming. She grew up on a farm with her siblings. She never talked much about her family and the difficult life growing up on the farm. As a child she loved horses and poetry. The highlight of her life was the day she met and fell in love with Donald James O'Day during college. They soon married and later had their marriage sealed for time and all eternity in the LDS Temple.
72-years-old, of Wilmington passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital surrounded by his immediate family on Saturday, March 18th 2017.
Martin Bernard McDonough, Jr. of Newark, son of Martin B., Sr.
Our loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, W. Janina Konwinska passed away on March 16, 2017. She was born in Siennica, Poland, about 35 miles east of Warsaw. Her 17th birthday, September 3, 1939, coincided with the invasion of her beloved country and the start of WWII. Within two weeks the invading forces had destroyed over 80% of her hometown, Siennica.
Age 82, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at Christiana Hospital on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

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