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Obituaries

Age 68, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Age 73, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Wilmington, Carolyn was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jesse (Hughey) Burkett. She worked for Specialty Composites and was a waitress at Denny’s Restaurant. 
Age 96, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at Heartland Hospice House on Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Marion L. Williams, age 85 of Wilmington, De. passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 18, 2015 surrounded by her family.  She was born in Orland, Maine, a daughter of the late Antonio J and Hazel Lobato.  
Lawrence F. "Larry" Sontowski, Sr., age 64, of Wilmington, De. passed away peacefully at Season's Hospice on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 surrounded by his family.
Age 87, of Newark, DE passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the Brookdale White Chapel Center.
Of Wilmington, DE, died peacefully at Christiana Hospital on July 11 at the age of 93.
Age 93, of Lewes, DE, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Cadbury at Lewes.
This beautiful life ended July 13, 2015 after a long, graceful and courageous battle with lung cancer.  She loved entertaining, cooking for her family, gardening and traveling.  But more than anything else she loved her family and friends.  She was the life of the party and the heart and soul of her family.  
Robert A. Brown Jr. “Brownie”, age 79 passed away Monday, July 13 surrounded by family. Brownie was born in Atlantic City, NJ April 5, 1936. He was the son of the late Robert Sr. and Dorothy (Libby) Brown.   
Age 83, of New Castle, DE, passed away at her home on Sunday, July 12, 2015.
(1950-2015) Age 64 Newark, DE Regina “Jeanie” F. Janney, 64, of Newark, DE passed away in her sleep on July 10, 2015.  Jeanie was born on September 13, 1950 in Wilmington, DE to Francis and Ethel McInerney, the fifth of six children.  She was a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing and Wilmington University with a Master’s Degree in Community Counseling.
Janine Sheikh of Newark, De, age 35, passed unto eternal peace unexpectedly on July 2, 2015 in her home.  
Age 62, of Newark, DE, passed away at her residence on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Born in Callao, VA, Judy was the daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson and Yolanda (Guevara) Landes. 
Of Landenberg, PA, passed away peacefully at Select Specialty Hospital at St. Francis on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at age 68, with her husband Geoff at her side. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Lois was the daughter of the late Ellis and Freda (Reimer) Sartin. She was a graduate of Widener University School of Law and was admitted to the bars of Delaware and Pennsylvania in 1986..
Julie M. Valencik, age 86 of Wilmington, DE passed away quietly on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Envoy of Denton, Denton Md.
Edward Joseph Wierzbicki, Age 74, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at home on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Born in New Castle, Delaware, Eddie was the son of the late Edward F. and Linda R. (Fusco) Wierzbicki.
Age 90, of Wilmington, DE passed away quietly on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Season's Hospice. She was born in Paulsboro, NJ, a daughter of the late August and Helen Henkel.  She was a graduate of Wilmington High School. Prior to retiring in 1967, she was a bookkeeper at the former Delaware Trust.
John E. Owens, Sr., 88, died on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his family. Jack was born and raised in Oakfield, NY, the oldest of five children to Edward and Margaret (Crowley) Owens. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Patricia Ross, and brother, Walter.
Mary F. Izzo, 99 passed away peacefully on June 26, 2015 at the Manor Care Nursing Home, Pike Creek. Mrs. Izzo was born in Wilmington, the daughter of the late Rosa (Cruciano) and Vincenzo J. DiGiacomo. Mary was a home maker and predeceased by her husband, Francis J. Izzo in 1984; her daughter, Rose Ann Baker on April 19, 2015; her granddaughter, Denise Izzo on February 27, 2015; her brother, Dominick DiGiacomo and her sister, Anna Sayers

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