Audrey W. Holley
Mrs. Audrey W. Holley, age 87, longtime resident of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2013.
Mrs. Holley was born in Pottsville, PA on September 19, 1925, daughter of the late Norman Wright and Kate Clemans Wright. A talented and resourceful homemaker throughout her life, she greatly enjoyed knitting lovely items as gifts for family and friends, as well as planting a beautiful flower garden each year. In later years, she also looked forward to trying her luck on the slots at local casinos.
Most of all, Mrs. Holley will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She took great pride in having raised two fine sons and was always at her happiest when spending time with them, her daughters-in-law, and her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Holley, in 1996. She is survived by her sons, William N. Holley (Addie) of Smyrna, and James W. Holley (Paula) of Bear; brother, John Wright; sister, Norma Coulson; grandchildren, James M., Candie W., William Jr., and Timothy R.; and seven great grandchildren.
The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff of Seasons Hospice and to Dr. Angela Davis Brown for their many kindnesses to Mrs. Holley during her illness.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Friday, May 10, 2013, at Silverbrook Cemetery, Lancaster Ave. and DuPont Rd., Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713; or to Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Fire Company, P.O. Box 148, Newark, DE 19715.
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