Wilmington Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Wilmington, DE

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  • Saturday | via Cape Gazette 

    Ret. Lt. Raymond X. Querey, 83, of Rehoboth Beach, f...

    Ret. Lt. Raymond X. Querey, 83, of Rehoboth Beach, formerly of Wilmington, died Friday, May 1, 2015, at home surrounded by his loving family.


  • Wednesday Apr 29 | via Cape Gazette 

    Charles 'Chick' Bradford III, artistic photographer

    Charles "Chick" W. Bradford III, 63, of Harbeson, formerly of Newport, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015. He was born in Wilmington, Friday, April 4, 1952, son of the late Charles W. and Florence Barbara Bradford II.


  • Friday Apr 24 | via Cape Gazette 

    Ruth Roney Willey Ash, retired court manager

    She was born March 29, 1935, in Wilmington, daughter of the late Curtis J. Roney and Ruth Pierce Roney; In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husbands, Richard W. Reinhart, Preston T. Willey and Harry B. Ash, and her grandparents, Steven G. Pierce and Joanna Walls Pierce. She and her family moved to the Lewes area in 1949 where she later graduated from Lewes High School in 1952.


  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Cape Gazette 

    Linda C. Mullens, retired secretary

    Mrs. Mullens was born June 13, 1942, in Wilmington, daughter of the late John Henry and Jacqueline Wilson Bowen. She had worked as a secretary for the Water Department for the City of Newark for 30 years, retiring in 2005.


  • Monday Apr 20 | via Cape Gazette 

    Jean Abplanalp, former Lewes resident

    Jean M. Abplanalp, 87, of Garnet Valley Pa., formerly of Lewes and Wilmington, passed away with grace surrounded by her loving family. Jean grew up in Yeadon, Pa., and received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Delaware.


  • Monday Apr 13 | via Philly.com 

    John Taylor Jr., journalist

    John Harvey Taylor Jr. was the type of person who would volunteer for an experimental therapy for lung cancer because the results could potentially help others. A lifelong journalist, community leader, and education advocate, Mr. Taylor, 71, of Wilmington, died Saturday, April 4, at his home after a three-year battle with lung cancer.


  • Monday Apr 13 | via Cape Gazette 

    Dorothy J. Peterson, lighthouse lady

    Dorothy "Dot" J. Peterson, 82, of Millsboro, formerly of Bellefonte, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 12, 2015, at her home. She was born in Wilmington Oct. 15, 1932, daughter of the late Charles and Violet Phillips.


  • Saturday Apr 4 | via The Review 

    Jane Ann (Chandler) Mason, 74

    Jane Ann Mason, age 74, formerly of Chester, WV. went to be with her Lord in the early hours of April 2, 2015, two weeks shy of her 75th birthday while under the care of the Hospice of the Western Reserve at Kemper House of Mentor.