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Obituaries

Martin Bernard McDonough, Jr. of Newark, son of Martin B., Sr.
Our loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, W. Janina Konwinska passed away on March 16, 2017. She was born in Siennica, Poland, about 35 miles east of Warsaw. Her 17th birthday, September 3, 1939, coincided with the invasion of her beloved country and the start of WWII. Within two weeks the invading forces had destroyed over 80% of her hometown, Siennica.
Age 82, of Wilmington, DE, passed away at Christiana Hospital on Sunday, March 12, 2017.
Age 89, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital. Born in Wilmington, DE to the late Anna (Wagner) and John Grochowski, Regina graduated from Wilmington High School and attended Goldey Beacom College. She retired from DuPont where she worked as a secretary.
Age 63, of Newark, DE, passed away on March 6, 2016, surrounded by her loved ones.
On March 5, 2017, the world lost one of the greatest fathers, husbands, sons, siblings, teachers, and scholars on the planet. Raymond Paternoster, who was born on February 29, 1952, was taken much too early from so many people who loved him. He died in the arms of his wife, Ronet Bachman, and son, John Bachman-Paternoster, after a nearly 3-month herculean battle against idiopathic pancreatitis.
Age 86 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on March 7, 2017 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by his family.
Leonard “Len” E. Egnor, age 82, of Dagsboro, Delaware passed away on Thursday, February 23rd from lung cancer.
Marybeth Morrissey, 53 of Sacramento, CA formerly of Wilmington passed away on February 19, 2017 at her home. Marybeth was born in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of Anne (Roddy) and the late Elmer Lee Morrissey. She attended St. Mark’s High School and graduated from St. Mary’s School, Gerrards’ Cross, England and worked as an underwriter in the real estate and banking industries. She was predeceased by her loving father, Elmer in 1996.
Anne Hafner, age 85, of Newark, DE passed away at her home on March 2nd 2017. Anne Georgina (McCabe) Hafner was born in Dublin, Ireland and formerly lived in Baltimore, MD.
Richard Joseph Turnbull. Sr., 70, went peacefully back home on February 22, 2017. He leaves behind his daughter, Kimberly Ciliberti (Michael), son, Richard "Rick" Turnbull, Jr and one grandson, Dominic.
Joe passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Joe was born in Southwest Philadelphia, PA on March 3, 1949. He graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. Degree in Psychology. Joe was a regional service advisor for Subaru of America and Kia Motors for many years.
Thomas J. Chisholm, Jr. was granted his angel wings on February 26, 2017. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Thomas J. and May Jackson Chisholm and was educated in the Philadelphia Public School System. Tom was a graduate of West Philadelphia High School. He matriculated to Lincoln University, Pennsylvania later graduating from Temple Uni-versity where he was initiated into his beloved fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi at the Temple Univer-sity Chapter, the Lambda of Kappa.
Paul E. Winkelman, 91 of Newark passed away peacefully on February 28, 2017 at Seasons Hospice.
April 14, 1939 – February 25, 2017 Joseph J. Ranallo M.D. died at home on Saturday evening following a brief illness.
Mary J. Sheldrake, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away on February 26, 2017 at her home. She was born at home in Collingdale, PA, a daughter of the late Charles and Ellen Engle Hartmann.  Mary worked in insurance and at the family business, Automation Inc. of Delaware, prior to retirement.
James B. King, age 93, passed away on February 26, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Eleanor King, and his brother John King. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Mercante) King.
Timothy "Bird" Carr, 48 of Wilmington passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, February 24, 2017. Tim was born in Philadelphia, son of Daniel J. Carr, Jr. and the late Frances (Hassett) Carr. He was a graduate of St. Mark’s High School class of 86' and the University of Delaware. He worked as a project manager in the financial services field. He was predeceased by his mother, Frances in 1993 and his sister, Teresa in 1998.
Miguel Pascual, age 78, of Garnet Valley, PA passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. 
Anthony J. Lofink, 38, died suddenly in New Castle, DE. Tony’s passing has created a profound sense of loss for his family and his many friends. Tony was employed by Charming Movers and worked and lived in Rockville, MD.  Tony loved sports. He was a Delaware High School All State baseball player and a member of the Salesianum 1995 State Championship Baseball team.

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