January 7, 1919 – January 18, 2015
Edward Vandever, age 96, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 18, 2015.
Born in Pennsgrove, NJ on January 7, 1919, Mr. Vandever was the son of the late William H. Vandever and Mabel Russell Vandever. He bravely served his country as a member of the US Air Force during WWII. Mr. Vandever made his career with DuPont, where he worked as a painter at the company’s Chambers Works site in Deepwater, NJ, and retired in 1981 after 33 years of dedicated service.
In his youth, he loved building model airplanes and enjoyed fishing in his leisure time. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Mr. Vandever will be dearly missed by his beloved family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Elva Marvel Vandever; sons, Edward A. Vandever and Richard D. Vandever; and grandson, Jason E. Vandever.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Monday morning, January 26, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 10:30 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Judy Marvel Charities, Inc., 555 Deer Pointe Road, West Chester, PA 19382.