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Obituaries

Edward Cunningham Jr. ” Eddie” age 56 passed away in his home on Feb. 16, 2017, surrounded by his family and friends. He leaves behind his wife Jewel, mother, Erma, sister, Ella, his children and longtime childhood friend, Marice. Eddie was a veteran of the Armed Forces and a Chef by trade. He will be deeply missed and forever loved by his family and friends. Services are private and to be announced for family and friends only.
Age 95, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, February 13, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Wilmington, DE, Margaret was the daughter of the late Matthew and Mary Josephine (Bozzo) Sarro.  She was a lifelong devout Catholic and a member of Holy Angels Church.  She was very active in St. Patrick’s Church and school while raising her family.  Her husband, Anthony J. Fiorelli, predeceased her in 1999 and her son, William P. Fiorelli in 2004.
Age 75, of Newark, DE, passed away at her home on Sunday, February 12, 2017.
Barbara A. Hall, age 78, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at her residence on Thursday, February 9, 2017.
Edward Matthew Sikina “Bud”, 81, went to be home with the Lord on Wednesday, February 8th at the Christiana Hospital in Newark following a courageous battle with cancer.
Age 70, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at his residence on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 surrounded by his family.
Mary C. Hoffecker, 95, of Wilmington, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at Seasons Hospice, surrounded by her family. Born in Sharptown, MD, Mary was the daughter of the late Georgia (Bounds) and Levin Collins. She was a homemaker as well as a secretary for DuPont and the U.S Government during World War II.
Age 67, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, February 6, 2017.
Lawrence “Larry” Nai—father, husband, son, uncle, nephew, friend, musician, poet and animal lover—died in his home on Friday, February 3, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was 62. Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Gladys (Smith) and Albert Nai, and his sister, Linda Nai Ward.
Sonya E. Clark “Sandy”, 72 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Heartland Hospice House.
Mrs. Patricia Ann Levering, 68 of Wilmington Delaware passed away after a long fight with Breast Cancer surrounded by her family on February 3, 2017. Pat was born in Wilmington Delaware on December 18, 1948, the daughter of the late Mary and Walter Przybylek. She is a 1966 graduate of St Hedwig’s High School. She enjoyed the many years of employment at Women’s Imaging and the life-long friendships she had there.
Anna passed away peacefully on February 2, 2017, surrounded by her family. Anna was born in Lacko, Ukraine on February 8, 1923. During WWII, Anna went into forced labor in Germany to work on a farm. She married while in Germany, then immigrated to Brazil in 1947 and was fortunate to immigrate to Wilmington, Delaware in 1958.
Veronica Szczepkowski passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.
Massimo Giribaldi, 50 of Garnet Valley, PA passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 30, 2017 at Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.
Wilmington – Nelson Edwin Wise, Jr., 92, died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at the Manor Care Nursing Facility following a brief illness.
Age 94, of Wilmington, formerly of Newport, DE, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Compassionate Care Hospice surrounded by his family.
Elizabeth Curran LaRocca “Liz” passed away on January 25, 2017, after a very long courageous battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Age 66, of North East, MD, passed away peacefully at her home on January 24, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Wilmington, DE, Mary was the daughter of the late John A. and Virginia A. (Williams) Carozzo.  She worked as a manager and baker at Dunkin Donuts.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters, Anne Bowers and Theresa Lyons.
Donald F. Gagnon, 83 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Seasons Hospice, surrounded by his family.
Age 88, of Wilmington and Dagsboro, DE, passed away peacefully into the welcoming arms of Our Lord at St. Francis Hospital on Saturday, January 21, 2017.

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