Wilmington Obituaries

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  • 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.


  • Monday Mar 30 | via Cape Gazette 

    Stephen X. Calvarese, Rehoboth salon owner

    Stephen X. Calvarese, 66, of Wilmington, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015. He was predeceased by his father, Dr. Joseph A. Calvarese; mother, Louise DiSabatino Calvarese Conway; and stepfather Al Conway.


  • Sunday Mar 29 | via Cape Gazette 

    Philip A. Freccia Jr., retired police officer

    Born in Wilmington to the late Anne and Philip A. Freccia Sr., he served as a Wilmington police officer for 30 years, retiring in 2003. Phil started as a police cadet and retired as a lieutenant.


  • Tuesday Mar 24 | via Cape Gazette 

    Casimir T. Urbanski, retired technician

    Casimir Theodore Urbanski, 90, of Harbeson, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 22, 2015, at his son's home in Salisbury, Md., surrounded by his loving children. He was born in Wilmington to Felix and Aniela Urbanski and spent much of his working life in New Castle.


  • Monday Mar 23 | via Business Journal 

    Influential local venture capitalist dead at 52

    Early Stage East founder David Freschman , posing here in 2011 with then incoming director Marc C. Mathis, died last week. Wilmington, Del.-based venture capitalist David Freschman , who backed several local startups and was an adviser to the television show Shark Tank , died March 17 at the age of 52 because of pancreatic cancer, Bloomberg reported.


  • Friday Mar 20 | via Log Cabin Democrat 

    Maudene Brummett Bryant

    She is survived by her son, Ricky Joe Bryant, of Wilmington, Del.; daughter, Edwinia Gail Bryant Gardner of Dallas, Texas; a brother, John Brummett of Fort Smith; two grandchildren, Steven Thomason and wife D.J. of Benton, Ark.


  • Mar 17, 2015 | via Palladium-Item 

    Jack Welch

    He was born February 28, 1944 in Winchester to Earl Ellis and Edna Phyllis Fields and lived in this area all of his life.


  • Mar 16, 2015 | via Palladium-Item 

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