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Obituaries

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.
Age 87, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at his residence at Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Age 74, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at her residence on Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Age 73, of Landenberg, Pa, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in the Seasons Hospice Center in Christiana, DE, after an extended vigil by his family.   Frank was born in York, PA on July 3, 1941.  He was the son of Mary Watson (D) and Franklin S Eyster (D), and the brother of Jane Hagerstrom.
Mrs. Capparuccini was called home to be with the Lord and to join her husband and loved ones that have predeceased her.  Marina peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at her daughter Maria Felicia Vattilana’s home where she had resided.  Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends.
Thomas Seward Webster, Jr., age 85 of Hockessin, DE went home to be with the Lord on April 15, 2015.
Richard D. Iorii, age 83, peacefully passed away April 15, 2015.  He was born on August 29, 1931 to the late Anna and Joseph Iorii.
Rev. Oscar H. Frundt, priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wilmington since 1956 and long-time chaplain for the Delaware State Police passed away peacefully on April 13, 2015 with several Delaware State Troopers at his side.  He was 87 years old. 
Passed away peacefully on April 9 at Heartland Hospice House Delaware, after a courageous two year fight with lung cancer. During those two years he treasured the time he spent with family and enjoyed a wonderful cruise with his wife on the Elbe River in Europe. He was born September 5, 1937 in Charleston, West Virginia to William Hager and Dorothy Midkiff Hager Miller.
Age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at her residence at Millcroft Nursing Home. Born in Portage, PA, Helen was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Birka) Lazar.  She and her husband were self-employed and owned Trim Neat & Tidy Cleaners, a dry cleaning and laundry business until their retirement in 1988.
Of Hockessin, DE, Born July 13, 1956, to C. William and Elizabeth A. Kilmon...A gentle, innocent, angel on earth, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.
Delores J. Davis, age 86, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully at home on Monday, April 7, 2015 with family by her side.  Delores was born on April 27, 1928 in Flint, MI.  Delores retired from Delaware Trust bank where she was a branch manager.  Her passions were family and spending many summers at the family cottage in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Delores will be remembered by her warm smile, grace and vibrant presence. 
Age 71, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at her home. Born in Lampeter, PA, Arlene was the daughter of John and Arlene (Snyder) Flowers.  She worked in telemarketing and fraud investigation at Chase Manhattan Bank until her retirement.  She enjoyed being at the beach and baking cookies, but her greatest love was spending time with her family.
Age 73, of Elkton, formerly of Newark, passed away at Union Hospital on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
Age 89, of Hockessin, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Cokesbury Village.  Margaret was born in Birdsboro, PA the daughter of the late Ruth (Ortt) and George Snyder.  She was a graduate of Bucknell University and served as a deacon at Red Clay Presbyterian Church.  She enjoyed knitting and was an avid bridge player.  In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Dampman, her daughter, Nancy Lumley and her husband, Walter S, Lumley, Jr. in 2000.
Age 64 of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Wilmington passed away on April 4, 2015 at Manor Care Nursing Home in Sarasota, FL.
William J. Warren, III “Bill” Age 65, of Bear, DE, passed away at his residence on Sunday, March 29, 2015.
Age 85, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully at Compassionate Care Hospice on Monday, March 30, 2015.  Born in Philadelphia, PA, John was the son of the late Catherine (Conway) and James A. Russell, Sr.  He served his country proudly in the US Navy during the Korean War.  He worked as a self-employed plumber until his retirement.
Age 81, of Wilmington, DE. Passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital on Thursday, March 26, 2015.
Age 58, of Wilmington, DE passed away suddenly at his home on March 27.

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