Wilmington Obituaries

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via Cape Gazette 

    Marian V. Smith, former Millsboro councilwoman

    Mrs. Marian V. Smith, 105, of Millsboro, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the Capitol Nursing Home in Dover.


  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Ex-Duke all-America Ed Koffenberger dies

    Former Duke basketball and lacrosse standout Ed Koffenberger passed away Sunday morning in Delaware at the age of 88. Koffenberger had been battling leukemia and was undergoing a second round of chemotherapy when his health rapidly declined. On the basketball court, Koffenberger led the Blue Devils to a 21-6 record and the Southern Conference Championship in 1946.


  • Tuesday Sep 23 | via Cape Gazette 

    David H. Lemmon, 24-Karat Parrot

    David H. Lemmon passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.


  • Tuesday Sep 23 | via Cape Gazette 

    Florence E. Dailey, retired manager

    Florence E. Dailey, 84 of Warwick Park in Millsboro and formerly of Winterbury in Wilmington passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, after a short illness.


  • Tuesday Sep 23 | via The Kingstree News 

    James Turner, Kingstree

    Funeral services for James Ernest Turner, conducted by Bishop Roosevelt Fulton, were held Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Clauddie Henryhand Memorial Chapel of Kingstree, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home. Mr. Turner died Monday, September 8, 2014.


  • Monday Sep 22 | via USA Today 

    Bus in Delaware crash was taking tourists back to N.Y.

    The tour bus company named by police as involved in a crash in Delaware on Sunday afternoon that killed two people, had been stopped by federal agents for inspections 30 times since August 2012. Bus company in Del.


  • Saturday Sep 20 | via Cape Gazette 

    Joseph J. Matzuras, Scott Paper retiree

    Joseph J. Matzuras, 88, of Millsboro, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.


  • Monday Sep 15 | via The Times Bulletin 

    Kellie Jo May

    Kellie Jo May was received into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 15, 2014 at 2:20 a.m. at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born on January 14, 1974 in Van Wert, Ohio, to Cynthia K. and Bradley D. Dickson.


  • Friday Sep 12 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Reverend Stewart E. Hild

    Stewart E. Hild died July 12th after a brief illness. Born on March 3, 1924 in Wilmington, Delaware, son of Edward and Grace Hild.


  • Wednesday Sep 10 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Elizabeth A. Chew

    Born Oct. 8, 1951, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Mary Kinzler. Liz loved singing, knitting blankets, playing jeopardy, reading, flea marketing, and her cats.


  • Wednesday Sep 10 | via Southwest Times 

    Lillian Keister Dalton

    She is preceded in death by her spouse, T.S. Dalton; parents Byron Sydney and Margaret Whittaker Keister; and brothers Byron Keister and Donald Keister. She is survived by her nephew and wife, D. Steven and Lynn Keister of White Gate, Va.; nephew John Keister of Salem, Va.; great-nieces Sarah Keister Williams and spouse Mike of Ashland, Va., Kelly "Sweet Pea" Keister of Wilmington, Del., Hillery Lester of Roanoke, Va., and Heather Ramsey of Richmond, Va.; devoted friend of 40 years Nellie Hazel of Pulaski; and friends Barbara and Bob Ingram of Pulaski.


  • Tuesday Sep 9 | via The Miami Herald 

    Trump Entertainment files for bankruptcy

    The project being sold by Douglas Elliman is slated for delivery in January 2015. "> To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .