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Obituaries

Age 92, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, December 21, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.
Age 57 of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Seasons Hospice. Phyllis was born in Wilmington, the daughter of the Norman Bogia and the late Dorothy P. Lacy. She was a graduate of Christiana High School and her hobbies included doing jigsaw puzzles, vacationing at the beach and caring for animals. Phyllis is survived by her husband of 31 years, Paul J.
Nancy Gill Riley, a resident of Stonegates Retirement Community in Greenville, died peacefully on Thursday, December 11, 2014, after suffering a fall at home. 
Age 79, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her family. 
Age 60, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2014 at Christiana Hospital. Born in Wilmington, DE, Gale was the daughter of the late Galilei J. and Grace (Iannone) Crescenzo. When Gale was a teenager she enjoyed reading novels and tried her hand at writing fiction. She graduated from John Dickinson High School, then pursued a career in accounting and went on to become a Payroll Supervisor.
Jan. 14, 1937 – Dec. 4, 2014 Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in the comfort of her home on December 4, 2014. She was a gifted homemaker and best wife, mother, grandmother, sister, mother-in-law and friend anyone could ask for.  Louise enjoyed golfing, dancing and spending time at the beach with her family.
Age 76, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at Seasons Hospice on Monday, December 1, 2014.
Age 68, of Millsboro, passed away tragically on Thursday, November 27, 2014 near her home. Born in Wilmington, Lorraine was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lorraine Woolridge and attended Conrad High School.  She worked for Agilent Productions, retiring after over 23 years.  She was an avid gardener and baker and enjoyed seasonal decorating.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her former spouse, Vitale J. Lappa.
Age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, December 1, 2014 surrounded by her family.
Age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family. Born in Wilmington, DE, Angie was the daughter of the late Rocco and Philomena (Netta) Ragazzo.  She was a graduate of A.I DuPont High School.  Her husband, Charles R. “Buck” Hewes predeceased her in 2006.
Age 72, a resident of Forest Brook Glen for 46 years completed her life's journey on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her loved ones.
Age 91, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Born in Wilmington, Anne was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Dolan) Sweeney.   She was predeceased by her husband Franklin Abernethy and her son, Richard Abernethy.
Age 55 of Wilmington passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Joe was born on Christmas Day, 1959, the son of Valerie (Siefert) and William F. Collas.  He graduated from Salesianum School in 1977, attended Delaware Tech and served his country in the U.S. Air Force.  He retired on disability from CIBA after more than 10 years as a chemical engineer.  Prior to that he worked for L & L Jewelers.  Joe was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church.
Age 71, died on Saturday, November 29, surrounded by her loving family.    She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Harry V. Seaberg, Jr.;  her sister Annamay C. Claffey,  her sister and brother-in -law Leo John and Eileen Claffey Sweeney.  In addition she is survived by many loving cousins, God-children and dear friends.    A native Delawarean, she is the daughter of the late John and Alice Rowan Claffey.   
Sandra D. Buckley, 72 of Wilmington passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family. Sandy worked as an office manager for FLAME-TECH and she was a member of St. Matthews Catholic Church. Her husband, William C. Buckley, Sr. passed away in 2001.
Age 71, of Bear, DE, entered eternity on November 24, 2014. Patricia was born on October 18, 1943 to William Matwey, Sr. and Loretta C. Gliniak of Wilmington, DE.
Age 84, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully at Forwood Manor on Sunday, November 16, 2014 surrounded by her family. Born in Wilmington, Henrietta was the daughter of the late Edward and Helen Dobraniecki and graduated from Wilmington High School.  She was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Church and the BVM Sodality.  Her husband of 60 years, William F. Golebiewski, Sr., predeceased her in 2013.
Age 98, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 10, 2014 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family. Born in Wilmington, DE, Mary was the daughter of the late Frank and Virginia DiSanta.  Her husband, Samuel J. Johnson predeceased her in 2001. She is survived by nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Lois L. Hunt, 69 passed away on November 6, 2015 at her home with her family. Lois is survived by her daughter, Misty Warren; her son, Robby Hunt and a host of family and friends.  Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 12 Noon at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington. Mealeyfuneralhomes.com
Age 68 of Wilmington passed away on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Gilpin Hall Nursing Home.

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