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Obituaries

Age 55, of New Castle, DE passed away at his residence on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 surrounded by his family and friends.
Eva-Maria G. Kraus (nee Vogel) died peacefully on May 20, 2015. She was born in Breslau, Germany in 1929 and came to the United States in 1964, living in New York for 30 years before moving to Delaware to be closer to her daughter.
Catherine L. Reed, age 58, of New Castle, DE passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in her home surrounded by her family.   She was the daughter of the late, Leonard and Katherine Nicholson and was a former customer service representative with Comcast in Wilmington.  
Age 73, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at Wilmington Hospital on Thursday, May 14, 2015. Born in Greenfield, MA, Christine was the daughter of Helen L. (Bonk) Pekenia and the late John Pekenia.  She worked as a travel agent for over 15 years for My World Travel and made more than 25 trips to Europe with her favorite country being Italy.  Her husband, John Molinaro, predeceased her.
Age 77, of Dublin, Ireland and Wilmington, DE, died peacefully on January 5, 2015 in Galway, Ireland.
Age 68 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital. Walt was born in Trenton, NJ, the son of the late Joanne (Deering) and Walter P. Wilson.  He was a graduate of the College of New Jersey and received his Master’s Degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.  From 1985 to the present, Walt was a sales representative for many carpet and flooring companies, most recently Portobello Ceramic Tile Supply.
Age 48, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice on Monday, May 11, 2015 surrounded by his family. Born in Wilmington, Walter was the son of the late Grace Elizabeth (Perkins) and Walter William Talley, Sr.  He formerly lived in Felton and Camden, Delaware.  Walter was a chef at various Delaware restaurants.  He enjoyed watching football and was an avid Eagles fan.
Age 89, of Wilmington, DE suddenly passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015 at Christiana Hospital. Born in Laurens, Iowa to the late Mary Alice (Lampe) and Roy Augustus Parks.
Virginia K. Fahey, “Ginny”, 74 of Wilmington passed away on May 7, 2015 at Christiana Hospital.
Age 86, of Wilmington ,DE died peacefully at Compassionate Care St. Francis Hospital on Thursday, May 7, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Wilmington, DE to the late Margaret Anna (Ingram) and Timothy D. Hartnett.  Besides his parents he is predeceased in death by his brother, one sister and the two loves of his life Alice and Pat.
Joseph G. Robinson, Age 54, passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, May 3, 2015. He was born May 9, 1960, Wilmington, De the son of the late Marie T.  (McGarrity) and William P. Robinson.  Joe was a 1978 graduate of McKean High School.  He had such a huge heart and would whatever he could for his friends and family.  He love his trips to the beach with his family and his vacations to Clearwater, FL for Phillies Spring Training.
In Loving Memory of Jeffrey J Kee
Age 61, of Newark, DE, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 25, 2015. He was born June 21, 1936 in Wilkes County, NC a son of late Pearl & Charles G. Hunter Sr.  Buck was a union sprinkler fitter for over 50 + years. He had resided in New Castle County Delaware since 1963. 
Vera passed away on April 25, 2015 after being in failing health recently.  She was born in Point Pleasant, WV a daughter of later Eleanor and Herman Hall.  She was a secretary with Rollings Leasing Corporation prior to retiring in 2001.  
Age 81, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 24, 2015 due to complications from pneumonia in the Hospice Unit of Christiana Hospital.  Janet was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania on November 26, 1933 and descended from Scottish immigrants who settled in Westmoreland County Pennsylvania in 1853.
On April 26, 2015 Jacqueline Whalen Homan passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family.  Jackie was predeceased by her husband Richard Edward “Dick” Homan in 2003.  Jackie was born on February 8, 1932 to Dr. Joseph Aloysius and Sarah Launder Whalen. She grew up as the youngest of four with three older brothers; Dr. Gerald Whalen, Robert Whalen and Jay Whalen, in White Plains, New York.
Evelyn Ann Pupillo, 78 of Newark passed away on April 24, 2015 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her family. Evelyn was born in Wilmington, the daughter of the late Ann (Petangelo) and Frank Phillips. She was predeceased by her daughter, Francine Siminari, her grandson, Vincent Pupillo, her brother, William Phillips and her grandson–in-law, Eric Quinn.
David M. Barlow Sr.
David Michael Barlow Sr., age 49 of Newark, Delaware passed away suddenly on Monday April 20th, 2015. He was the son of Elaine Barlow and the late Frederick Barlow Sr.
Kristine R. Burpee passed away peacefully on April 18, 2015, after a courageous battle with leukemia. Joe P. Brown, Kris’s significant other, was with her at the time of her passing.

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