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Charles E. Sculley  

Charles E. Sculley

October 5, 1924 – January 3, 2016

Charles E. Sculley, age 91, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2016.

Born in Claymont, DE on October 5, 1924, Mr. Sculley was the son of the late Charles E. and Grace D. (Plummer) Sculley. He graduated in 1942 from Ridley Park High School in Ridley Park, PA. He would then work for one year for American Viscose Corporation in Marcus Hook, PA before entering the U.S. Army during WWII. Mr. Sculley was honorably discharged in 1946 after achieving the rank of Sergeant. In 1947, he accepted a position in the Tabulating Department with the DuPont Company. Mr. Sculley retired from the company’s Information System Department in 1985 after 37 ½ years of dedicated service.

In his leisure time, he was an amateur radio operator whose station call sign was AE3H and he also held an Extra Class License. Mr. Sculley was a member and past president of the Delaware Amateur Radio Club and was also a member of the Amateur and Advanced Radio Club of North Wilmington. He was an avid stamp collector and collected both U.S. and Scandinavian stamps. He was a member and past president of the Scandinavian Collectors Club, Chapter 13 of Delaware. Mr. Sculley was a longtime member of Asbury United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dorothy B. Sculley and a son, Keith E. Sculley. Mr. Sculley is survived by his son, Geoffrey C. Sculley (Lonie); grandchildren, Megan and Brenton Sculley; and great granddaughter, Aubree Rose Sculley.

A memorial service will be held at 6 pm on Thursday evening, January 7, 2016 at the Asbury United Methodist Church, 300 E. Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 5:30 pm until 6 pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Sculley’s memory may be made to the Asbury United Methodist Church at the address listed above.

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  1. David Brimer, January 5, 2016

    A true gentleman, Mr. Sculley will be long remembered and surely missed. He rightfully earned the affectionate title of “Pop Pop Sculley”. My condolences to Geoff, Lonie, Megan, and Brent.

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  2. June Moses, January 5, 2016

    Dear Geoff and family,
    Sending thoughts and prayers to you in the loss of your Dad.

    June(Kennedy)Moses

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  3. Debbie Dacey Kaufman, January 5, 2016

    So sorry to hear of your father’s death. I remember lots of good times with the parents when we were little.

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  4. Bob Shevchuck, January 5, 2016

    Charlie was a fellow co-worker and great friend. He always kept you smiling. He will be sorely missed.

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  5. Tina Fontana, January 6, 2016

    Dear Geoff, Lonie and family,

    We were so sorry to hear the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Dominic and Tina Fontana

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  6. Linda & Scott, January 6, 2016

    We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad & PopPop. His obituary showed what a special man he was. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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  7. Megan Bradley, January 7, 2016

    Geoff, Lonie, Meg, & Brent

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

    With Love, Megan Bradley

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  8. Jeanne and Kevin Boylan, January 7, 2016

    Dear Geoff, Lonie and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of the death of your Dad. Sounds like he was a great guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  9. Ian Wellings, January 7, 2016

    Remember your father and the fun we had at the club years ago.

    Ian and Kjerstin Wellings

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  10. Walter and Robyn Bower, January 8, 2016

    Dear Geoff, Lonie and family,
    We were very saddened to see your father’s obituary in the paper. We didnt see it until today. So sorry we missed the service. He lived a long, rewarding life and now is with your Mom.
    Stay strong Geoff.
    Your friend and co-worker,
    Walter and Robyn Bower

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