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Cora V. Foy

Died: 8/7/2011

Mrs. Cora Virginia Warrington Foy, age 90, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011.

Born in Wilmington on November 30, 1920, Cora was the daughter of the late Thomas Moore Warrington and Cora Hall Warrington. She delighted in being a supportive Air Force wife and had lived in Hawaii, Delaware, and Massachusetts, before retiring to Florida. For a time in Florida, Cora had also been employed in school cafeteria service.

In her later years, Cora was a member of the Howard Weston Senior Center, where she enjoyed visiting with her many friends. Her hobbies included playing cards and collecting Hummel figurines.

In addition to her parents, Cora was preceded in death by her husband, Edward E. Foy, son, Thomas J. Gerstley, Sr., three brothers, and three sisters. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Margaret D. Peggy Gerstley, brother, James Roland Warrington (Irene), sister, Ruth Ellen Taylor, grandchildren, Tom Gerstley, Jr. (Kathleen) and Trisha Collings (Charles), great grandchildren, Matthew, Sean, Connor, Jane, Dylan, Senna, Annie, Paul, and Shannon; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, August 12, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Cora may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center Special Needs Fund, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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