April 12, 2007
Age 63, of Wilmington passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at her home. Joanne was born in Baltimore to the late James and Naomi (Ammenhauser) Lacey. She was a Librarian who retired from Hercules Corporation and earlier had worked at The Wilmington Institute Library. Joanne is survived by her sister, Mary E. Lacey and husband Steven A. Rubin of Baltimore, MD; uncle, Lawrence R. Lacey of Baltimore, MD and several cousins. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service in celebration of Joanne's life on April 15, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Beeson Funeral Home, 412 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 100 West 10th Street, Ste.1103, Wilmington, DE 19801.
March 10, 1991
Carole Harden Freeman, a former Baltimore homemaker, died last Sunday at her daughter's home in Wilmington, Del., after a long illness.Mrs. Freeman, who was 77 and lived at a retirement home in Greenville, Del., worked as a volunteer at Longwood Gardens and Winterthur. She was also a member of the Wilmington Country Club.Born in Baltimore, she was a 1930 graduate of Eastern High School. She attended the Martinette School of Art and was also a model.Her husband, Alfred Freeman, was director of marketing for the carpet division of Du Pont in Wilmington before his death in 1979.
January 25, 2009
UNC Wilmington 103, Towson 98, 2OT - Josh Thornton and Junior Hairston each scored 25 points for Towson, but UNC Wilmington outlasted the Tigers in double overtime last night at Towson Center. Hairston added 15 rebounds, and Thornton forced overtime with a three-pointer with 8.1 seconds left in regulation. UNC Wilmington (5-16, 2-7 Colonial Athletic Association) ended a three-game losing streak. Jarrel Smith had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (7-14, 2-7), who have lost six straight.
March 31, 2006
CAROL JANE HOLDEN OOSTERWYK, of Wilmington, NC, died Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. She was born in Wilmington, NC, January 23, 1938 the daughter of the late Roderick Hannibel and Mary Jane Richardson Holden of Holden Beach. Mrs. Oosterwyk's love for people led her to give back to her community in many ways. She was the church organist at Bethany Presbyterian Church for 15 years. It was there that she met her husband of 49 years. She taught piano, was a member of the Jaycette's and PTA. Carol's mother founded Camp Pretty Pond and inspired Carol to give many years as a Girl Scout leader.
May 17, 2004
On May 16, 2004 LILLIAN SHUR (nee Lipson) died in Baltimore, MD. She had been very active in Women's American ORT, Past President of the Ladies Auxillary of the Jewish War Veterans, and had worked at the Wilmington (DE) Medical Center, before retiring in 1989. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Manuel; daughter Judy Handelman; sons Bruce and Harry; grandchildren Lisa Berman, Thomas Handelman and Marcie Cooke. Graveside services will be 3 P.M., Monday, May 17, 2004 in the Jewish Community Cemetery, 400 Block Foulk Rd., Wilmington, DE. Shiva will be observed 7:30 P.M., Monday at the residence of Michael Shur, 604 Hillcrest Ave., Wilmington and 7:30 P.M. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the residence of Fred and Judy Handelman.
February 15, 2006
ALMA B. HANDELMAN, age 82, of Reisterstown, formerly of Wilmington, DE, died February 13, 2006 in Wilmington, she had been a member of Cong. Beth Shalom and its sisterhood, Deborah Heart & Lung Foundation, Jewish Community Center, Volunteer at the Gift Shop of the A.I. du Pont Hospital for Children and the Jewish Historical Society. She is survived by her son, Fred A. Handelman of Reisterstown; grandchildren, Lisa Berman, Tom Handelman and Marcie Cooke; two nieces and a nephew. Graveside services are Thursday in Wilmington.
March 26, 2003
CAROL (nee Forenski) KENDRICK, age 51, of Cockeysville, MD, passed away suddenly at her residence on Saturday, March 22, 2003. Ms. Kendrick was a salesperson for Gardiners Furniture Store in Maryland. She attended the College of Notre Dame in Baltimore. She will be dearly missed by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Forenski of Wilmington, DE and two sons, Glenn Kendrick of Key West, FL and Blake Kendrick of Baltimore. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 28, at 11 AM at Mealey Funeral Home, Limestone and Milltown Roads, Wilmington, DE where friends may call after 10 AM. Interment will be at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, DE. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association, 2306 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.
March 28, 2004
On March 23, 2004, REBECCA GREEN, age 64 passed, in Wilmington, DE. She leaves to cherish her memory a son Herbert Green; four sisters Jessie Mae Lee, Hester Garris, Emma Russell, and Lillie M. Smith, one brother Willie Garris, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral 10 A.M. Monday, March 29, 2004, at Congo Funeral Home, 201 N. Gray Ave., Wilmington, DE 19805, 302-652-8887. Viewing 9 to 10 A.M. Burial private.
January 31, 2007
On January 22, 2007, ROSA ABRAMS. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue, on Wednesday after 9, where the family will receive friends on Thursday at 11:30, followed by funeral services at 12. In lieu of flowers, donations to Delaware Kidney Fund, 1100 Lovering Avenue, Wilmington, De 19806 and the American Diabetes Assoc., DE Affiliate, 110 S. French Street, Wilmington, De 19801.
January 12, 2004
J. Francis X. Lyness, who traveled the world representing manufacturers of high-tech fibers and was a founding parishioner of the Roman Catholic Church of the Nativity in Timonium, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday on his morning walk near his retirement home in Wilmington, Del. He was 77. Mr. Lyness was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Towson, graduating from Loyola High School in 1944. He served in the Navy during World War II, then earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Villanova University in a suburb of Philadelphia.