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Obituaries

Winifred T. Previtera, 92 of Milton, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the home of her daughter, Catherine.
Shelley Lenick-Watts, 58 of Wilmington Passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Saturday, June 22, 2019.
Joan T. Browne, 87 of Townsend and formerly of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Seasons Hospice with her family.
Emily Katherine Rose DeGrazia, 92 of Pike Creek passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by her family.
Freda Rondeau, 89 of Wilmington passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at her residence at Shipley Manor. Freda was born in Birmingham, England, the daughter of the late Dora (Collins Selby) and John Hardman.                
John J. Socko, 85 of Wilmington passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the VA Hospital in Elsmere surrounded by his family, friends and the staff of the VA.
William Samuel Vickery, known by his friends and family as “Colonel”, age 54, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on June 13, 2019. Born in Chester, PA, Bill was the son of the late Sylvia (Hand) and William Vickery. Bill graduated from Chester High School and went on to work as an Assistant Vice President of Banking at Citi Bank.
Edward J. Palivoda, Jr. “Jack”, 83 of Wilmington passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Autumn Lake Nursing Home in Chestertown, MD.
Graham Paul Russell, 61 died peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Born and raised in Wilmington, DE, Graham began his professional career with Dupont in the engineering division then went on to co-found Precision Inspection, Inc. where he remained for over 20 years. He retired in May, 2017 to enjoy his new life in Sarasota, Florida.
Age 91, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Foulk Manor South surrounded by her family.
Edith L. Sylvester, 96 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at Christiana Hospital on Thursday, May 30, 2019. “I’ve lived a good life and God bless you all. "
David C. Gerhardt, age 67, of Wilmington, DE passed away surrounded by his family on May 29, 2019 at Christiana Hospital.
Dr. Regina Giannone-Tyler, age 66, lovingly known by her family as “Queenie”, passed away at home surrounded by her family on May 31, 2019. Born in Wilmington, Regina was the daughter of the late Carmella (Cicatelli) and Angelo Giannone.
Jeanette A. Simpler, 76 of Dover formerly of Stanton passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Seasons Hospice.
Nicholas D. Brown, “Nick”, age 40 of Wilmington, DE passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with brain cancer on May 30, 2019. Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Joanne (Chelucci) and Harold W. Brown. He was a 1997 graduate of Howard High School. Nick had a quick and quirky sense of humor that put a smile on everyone’s face.
Barbara L. Pullen, age 76, of Wilmington, DE passed away at Christiana Hospital on May 29, 2019.
Michael J. Viscount, Sr., age 88, of Linwood, NJ, formerly of Selbyville and Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 27, 2019.
Herbert C. Buckalew, 86, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday May 22, 2019.
Glenn P. Adams, “Jimmy”, age 76, passed away at The Antonian on May 20th, 2019. He was born on April 17, 1943 in Wilmington, DE to the late Jean C. (Worth) and William Adams. Jimmy attended Richardson Park Junior High School, Conrad High School, Goldey Beacom College and the University of Delaware. He spent 25 years working for E.I.
James Nicholas Caras, age 61, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Inglis House surrounded by his family. Born in Wilmington, James was the son of the late Nicholas H. and Christina Caras.  He was self-employed in the food and beverage industry.  He will be missed by his sister, Marilyn Caras Newman (Patrick) of Chicago, IL; his brother, Harry Caras (Susan) of Hockessin, DE; and his nephew and nieces, Nicholas, Kristin and Kendall Caras.

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