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Barbara N. Wisowaty  

Barbara N. Wisowaty

February 2, 1949 – June 30, 2017

Barbara Newcomb Wisowaty, age 68, passed away at home on Friday, June 30, 2017, surrounded by family, following a battle with cancer.

Barbara was a lifelong resident of Delaware City, DE. She was a member of the graduating class of 1967 from Mount Aviat Academy in Childs, MD, and then attended Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington. She married in 1968 and dedicated her life to her husband and four daughters. Barbara retired after 20 years working at Air Products.

A devout Catholic, she was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bear. Barbara enjoyed cooking, crocheting, and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She was a private woman, generous beyond words, and was happiest any time her family was gathered together at her home.

Barbara was preceded in death by her mother, Regina (Curlett) Newcomb and father, William Wallace Newcomb; brother, Wallace Newcomb; and infant sons, Lawrence and Joseph Wisowaty. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Walter R. Wisowaty; daughters, Karen Christian, Susan Lebowitz, Jennifer Wisowaty, and Christine Elliston; grandchildren, Sam, Morgan, and Alex; and brothers, Lawrence Newcomb and Michael Newcomb.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Thursday morning, July 6, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church, 345 Bear-Christiana Rd., Bear, DE. Interment will follow in St. Paul’s New Catholic Cemetery, Cox Neck Rd., New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Barbara’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  1. Ana Tapia, July 1, 2017

    My heart goes out to family. She was a dear friend and will be missed…”say hi to mom for me” Gods speed Barbara.

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  2. Ronda Broussard Scott, July 1, 2017

    Prayers for all of You girls and Sonny
    Hugs from Virginia
    We love you all❤️
    She is in Gods hands now, what a wonderful place to be

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  3. Caroline Romeo, July 1, 2017

    We are so sorry for your loss and love you all

    The Romeos

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  4. Samantha White, July 1, 2017

    Barbara was such a wonderful woman. One of the most loving and caring friends I have ever been lucky enough to have. I will miss her smile dearly . What a fighter, and boy did she love her family… my heart is so heavy for your family . Sending love and prayers your sway, Sam

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  5. Shiela, July 3, 2017

    I’m sorry to hear about your loss and pain and wanted to share the Bible’s hope of a resurrection at John 5:28,29 at a time when there is no more sickness pain or death anymore right here on earth according to Revelation 21:3,4.Please read these scriptures and may the god of comfort give you comfort in this time of bereavement.

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  6. Tim Gannon and Family, July 3, 2017

    Sonny and Family: So sorry for your loss. May your grief be short and your memories long

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  7. Francis Zaborowski, July 3, 2017

    Walt and family so sorry for your loss. I know she’ll be missed. May she Rest In Peace!

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  8. John Gosnay, July 4, 2017

    To the Walter Wisowaty Family, Sorry to learn of your loss. Our prayers go out to you. Coach Gosnay

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  9. Karen Erskine, July 4, 2017

    Dear Jen and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was always so very welcoming, and had such a wonderful sense of humor. I pray God will comfort you in your time of loss.
    Karen, Brian, Olivia and Juliette Erskine

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  10. Dolly & Marty Ziegler, July 5, 2017

    So sorry for your loss. She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  11. Richard Farmer, July 5, 2017

    To the Wisowaty family: We were so sorry to learn of your loss. We always looked forward to seeing Mrs. Wisowaty at the events at WP. She was such a great supporter. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Richard & Dottie Farmer

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  12. Susan Kerns, July 6, 2017

    Thinking of you all today and wishing we could be there for Mass today, to celebrate Mrs. Wisowaty’s life with all of you, your family, and friends. I have many wonderful memories of Mrs. Wisowaty coming to McCullough Elementary when the girls were little. She was a very thoughtful parent and generous with her time and goodies! We all know that she is an angel in heaven watching over all of you and us now!
    Love and prayers,
    Susan and John Kerns

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