Wilmington Obituaries

Wilmington Obituaries

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  • Wednesday | via Cape Gazette 

    Helen Ritter Geyer, Lewes native

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Carl Ritter, Elberta Johnson and Charles Ritter. She is survived by her children, Corinne Cooper , Walter John Geyer Jr. , Denise Moore and David Reidar Geyer Sr. and her childhood and lifetime best friend, Beauna Mae Newcomb; 16 grandchildren, Laurie, Angela, Kimberly, Leroy Jr., Dustin, Steven, Jaime, Jennifer, Christopher, R.J., David Jr., Davon, Michael, Maryha, Jackie, and Jasmine; 14 great-grandchildren; eight nieces; and five nephews.


  • Wednesday | via StarNewsOnline.com 

    Shrewsbury, Joseph A.

    JOSEPH A. SHREWSBURY Joseph Asa Shrewsbury, age 81 of Harrells, NC and formerly of Wilmington passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015. Joe was born in Alabama on May 17, 1934 to Thomas and Ethel Shrewsbury.


  • Tuesday Sep 1 | via Cape Gazette 

    Karen Marie Duko, free spirit

    Karen Marie Duko, 55, of Lewes, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, surrounded by family at her home. She was born Aug. 19, 1960, in Chester, Pa., daughter of Bernard and Judith Duko.


  • Thursday Aug 27 | via Cape Gazette 

    Robert D. Maedler, "Bunker Bob"

    Robert D. Maedler, 78, of Lewes, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington. He was born March 22, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Robert H. and Jennie W. Maedler.


  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via The Washington Post 

    Maryland launches initial plans to fight heroin epid...

    Maryland will add treatment beds for heroin addicts on the Eastern Shore, boost law enforcement efforts to disrupt dealers and launch a public-awareness campaign about the dangers of addiction as part of an initial state response to a growing and deadly overdose epidemic, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford said Tuesday.


  • Sunday Aug 23 | via Cape Gazette 

    Jean D. Vareha, woman of great faith

    Jean D. Vareha, 69, of Lewes, passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. She was born Aug. 16, 1946, in Queens, N.Y., daughter of the late George and Dorothy Richardson.


  • Thursday Aug 20 | via Free Press 

    Geraldine Linda Greenwood

    Wilmington-Geraldine Linda Greenwood, age 66, of Wilmington, IL, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at Regency Care in Morris, IL, following a courageous battle with lung cancer. Born Feb. 17, 1949 in Joliet, IL to Frederick and Doris Nickel.


  • Friday Aug 14 | via Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc. 

    Anne C. Sinclair

    A long time resident of the Philadelphia area, Anne was the youngest daughter of Samuel J. and Anna C. Sinclair of South Philadelphia and Secane. Anne worked for several decades for Bell Telephone in Philadelphia and Wilmington, moving from operator to management across her career.


  • Friday Aug 14 | via Cape Gazette 

    Holly Rae Townsend, devoted to family

    Ms. Holly Rae Townsend, 28, of Greenwood, passed away as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Holly was born July 11, 1987, in Milford, to the late Phillip E. Townsend and Mona Ray Wootten Mitchell who survives her.


  • Tuesday Aug 11 | via USA Today 

    Beau Biden child-protection law signed

    Beau Biden child-protection law signed WILMINGTON, Del. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell on Tuesday signed into law the Joseph R. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1NoNiSv Delaware Gov. Jack Markell on Tuesday signed into law the Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III Child Protection Act, strengthening background check requirements for entities like summer camps and other youth programs serving children.


  • Aug 3, 2015 | via Daily Reporter 

    Willie Thomas "Bill" Anderson, Jr., Rock F...

    Willie Thomas "Bill" Anderson, Jr., 77, of Rock Fork Road, Morehead, Ky., passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at the Life Care Center of Morehead. Born Nov. 9, 1937, in Rowan County, he was a son of the late Willie T. and Carrie Caudill Anderson.


  • Jul 29, 2015 | via Cape Gazette 

    Sandra F. Mitchell, loved kayaking

    Sandra Faye Mitchell, 70, of Lewes, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. She was born Sunday, March 18, 1945, in Wilmington, daughter of the late Clarence Martin and Margaret M. Mitchell.


  • Jul 28, 2015 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Vickie E. Grazier

    She was born in Maryland, daughter of the late Ross O. and Alice Marjorie Schmidt. She married Jerry M. Grazier on June 28, 1969, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bellwood.