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Obituaries

Faye M. Duffy, 61 of Wilmington passed away peacefully on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Manor Care-Pike Creek surrounded by her family.
Elaine M. Hargan, 72 of Newark passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019 at Christiana Hospital. Elaine was born in Patterson, NJ, the daughter of the late Betty Marie (Downs) and Donald Hosier. She worked as a computer operator for the University of Delaware for six years. She was predeceased by her son, David Allen Brandt.
Marie A. Stroik, 87 of Wilmington, DE passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Caraway Manor in Elkton, MD.
Anne F. Mooney, 87 of Lancaster, PA passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Anne was born Newark NJ, the daughter of the late Leslie James and Margaret M. (Maher) Fitzsimmons. In addition to her parents, Anne was predeceased by her husband, John Mooney; and her brother, James Fitzsimmons.
Sharon Lynn Connor, age 69, of Newark, DE passed away Sunday, August 4th, 2019.
Chuan-Shue (Mike) Lee, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, August 4, 2019 as a result of a brain aneurysm.  He was born in Tsingtao in the Shandong Province of China in 1938.  Chuan-Shue received his Bachelor's degree in Taiwan and his Master's degree in Statistics at the University of Delaware.  He was employed as a Biostatistician at the V.A.
Joan passed away at home on August 4, 2019, surrounded by her family.  She was born in New York City on February 6, 1933, to the late Patrick J.
Lance C. Mazerall, age 66, of Wilmington, DE passed away at his home on July 26, 2019. Born in Long Branch, NJ, he was the son of Ruth (Tully) and the late Rudolph C. Mazerall. He served his country in the United States Air Force and worked in administration for American Airlines.
Elizabeth (Liz) M. Vath RN BSN, age 54, passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 28, 2019, surrounded by family & friends. Liz was born on January 25, 1965 in Glenolden, PA to Elizabeth & Robert Vath, Sr. She was a graduate of Archbishop Prendergast HS and continued her education earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Widener University in 1987.
Thera Ailanthus Detwiler fell asleep early Saturday morning in the hope of the Resurrection.  Born in Wilmington on December 17, 1981, to Douglas Morea and Katherine Sheedy,  Thera lived in Newark for all but a few years of her life.  As a girl, she attended the Newark Center for Creative Learning, Newark High School, and The New School.  Always intense and full of feeling, she grew up with a joy in the outdoor
Theresa M. (O’Brien) Romanoski, 91 of Newark passed away to be with the Lord on Friday, July 26, 2019.
Sherry Ann Zdon, age 55, of Aberdeen, MD, passed away tragically on Monday, July 8, 2019 from injuries sustained from a traffic accident.
Geraldine T. Steinebach, age 71, of Bear, DE and Melbourne Beach, FL passed away surrounded by her family on July 22, 2019. Born in Upper Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late Edna (Lance) and Charles Fleming Sr. Geraldine was a homemaker for her three children.
Ricky Dale Medlock, age 62, passed away tragically while hiking with friends on July 20th, 2019. Born in Long Beach, CA, Ricky was the son of the late Allie Lee (Hale) and Abraham L. Medlock. He worked as the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor at Winterthur for nearly 25 years until his passing.
Sherry Maye Lopez, formerly Sherry Taylor, 79, of Lewes, previously from Wilmington and Hockessin, transitioned peacefully on July 17 in the arms of her loving husband, Carlos Daniel Lopez. Born in High Point, North Carolina on July 6, 1940, Sherry was the daughter of the late Odell and Gulia George. In addition to her parents, Sherry was preceded in death by her twin brother Jerry and sister Laverne.
Elizabeth Pitts, 76 of Elkton, MD passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Christiana Hospital. Elizabeth was born in West Chester, PA, the daughter of the late Charlotte (Woods) and Lancaster Dow, Sr. She was a graduate of Henderson High School and worked for over 20 years for Aramark. Her hobbies included cooking and bowling. In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband, James Cuff and her daughter, Deneen Dow.
Ursuline Sister Anne Walsh, OSU, former teacher at the local Ursuline Academy, died in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York on July 19, 2019. She was 86. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, Sr. Anne was the youngest of the eleven children of John J. and Margaret O’Hanley Walsh. Her parents and all her siblings pre-decease her.
Age 95, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Manor Care Pike Creek surrounded by her family.
Constance L. Starr (Pike) age 80 of Hockessin passed away peacefully on July 19, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Connie was born in Wilmington, Delaware and was predeceased by her husband of 52 years Robert L. Starr in 2011, her mother, Dorothy Lofland, her father, Lawrence W. Pike, her sister, Barbara Frost (Pike) and her brother, Gary E. Pike.
John "Jack" Patrick Brooks, Sr. age 75, of New Castle, DE passed away on July 15th, 2019.

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