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Edward “Ed” Stanley Homer

June 22, 1930-February 25, 2016

Edward “Ed” Stanley Homer, age 85, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 25, 2016.

Born in Wilmington, Delaware on June 22, 1930, Ed was a son of the late William and Anna (Garonski) Homer. A lifelong Delawarean, he made a career with DuPont as a machinist, retiring after 42 years of dedicated service. Ed proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Following his retirement, he and his family opened Just Fish in the Fox Run Shopping Center, where he made many friends throughout the years. Ed was an avid sports fan. In his younger years, including the time he spent serving our country, he enjoyed playing all sports. Fishing and bowling were activities he especially enjoyed. Ed was an active and dedicated member at Holy Angels R.C. Church where he ushered for several years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and dear friend to many.

In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his brother, William Homer.

He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Pierina Alisa “Perry” Homer; son, Michael Homer (Irene); daughter, Carleen Webb (Kevin); brother, Robert Homer; sister, JoAnne Karpinski; nieces, Johnette Bell, Perri Quesenberry, and Donna Cebenka; nephew, John Casey; and 4 grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Monday morning, March 7, 2016, at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE, where a visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305.

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  1. Bernie and Ann Milyo, February 27, 2016

    Homers,

    Please know Ed is at peace and our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Ed was a wonderful man. He will be missed, especially by his grandson Matthew.

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    • Carleen Webb, March 8, 2016

      Ty

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      • Carleen Webb, March 8, 2016

        Ty for your thoughts and prayers

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  2. Robin Taylor, February 29, 2016

    My daughter and I have been going to your store for many years. Ed was always so kind. We wanted you to know how sorry we are and that you are in our prayers.

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    • Carleen Webb, March 8, 2016

      Ty for your thoughts and prayers

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      • Carleen Webb, March 8, 2016

        Ty for your thoughts and prayers

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  3. Lynn (Homer) Overstreet, March 2, 2016

    We are all very sorry for your loss and know after losing dad in August there is nothing that can be said to help ease the pain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Ed, Lynn, Conor and Matthew Overstreet

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    • Carleen Webb, March 8, 2016

      Ty for your thoughts and prayers

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  4. Kathy (Homer) Morgan, March 2, 2016

    We are so sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. As you know we lost our dad (Bill) in August and as hard as it still is we know that he is at peace and in a much better place just as Ed is.
    Steve, Kathy, Brittany and Madison Morgan

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    • Carleen Webb, March 8, 2016

      Ty for your thoughts and prayers

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  5. Barbara Licki-Lutz, March 2, 2016

    Purina~
    May Christ comfort and console your grieving heart.

    Barb Lutz — Utah

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  6. The Patone Family, March 2, 2016

    We are all so very sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.

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  7. William Woznicki, March 3, 2016

    Perry and family,

    So sorry to hear about Ed passing away. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

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  8. Jim Maio Sr., March 4, 2016

    Perry,
    Know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Jim

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