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Ely Saul Urdaneta Maza  

Ely Saul Urdaneta Maza

September 29, 1989 – September 24, 2013

Ely Saul Urdaneta Maza, age 23, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.
Ely was born on September 29, 1989, and proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps. Currently a customer service professional, he was employed with Capital One Bank in Wilmington. He was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers throughout his life and was also a member of the local truck club known as the “Backwoods Boys.”
He is survived by his parents, Angela Maza and Ely S. Urdaneta, many beloved cousins and extended family members, and good friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 am on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the assist the family with funeral expenses may be made to Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  1. Robert, Ruth, Bobby & Justin Russell, October 2, 2013

    Love you, Ely! Miss you terribly! Thank you for your service to our country. You are a great man! See you in Dixie heaven! Hugs.

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    • wendi ramirez, July 14, 2016

      hola, quisiera conocer mas sobre lo que le ocurrio a ely saul, soy de venezuela de donde era el… estudiamos juntos… este es mi correo…. wr_em10@hotmail.com y wred1009@gmail.com
      mi facebook: wendi ramirez de paez
      instagram: @wendiramirez10
      por favor… comunicarse conmigo…

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  2. Terry, Dorette, Kelley & Shane Madden, October 3, 2013

    We’re all going to miss Eli and our hearts are heavy. Many of us will wonder what could have been from a young man with a good heart whose smile and laughter echoes still. As I searched for the words to share to best express how we felt, I returned again and again to a famous Mary Elizabeth Frye poem that I’ll share. Partly also since Ms. Frye represented the common person without formal literary education who was somehow able to express feelings and hope so well for the rest of us. I hope we might all find comfort in her words in our own ways. We will miss you Eli but we’ll remember you always.

    Do not stand at my grave and weep,
    I am not there, I do not sleep.
    I am in a thousand winds that blow,
    I am the softly falling snow.
    I am the gentle showers of rain,
    I am the fields of ripening grain.
    I am in the morning hush,
    I am in the graceful rush
    Of beautiful birds in circling flight,
    I am the starshine of the night.
    I am in the flowers that bloom,
    I am in a quiet room.
    I am in the birds that sing,
    I am in each lovely thing.
    Do not stand at my grave bereft
    I am not there. I have not left.

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  3. Steven Dukell, January 11, 2014

    Rest In Peace brother. It was an honor to serve with you. Everyone will miss you.

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    • wendi ramirez, July 14, 2016

      hello, please , I need to talk to someone about this news … I’m too sad… :'(
      please comunicate with me

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  4. michael koldys, January 11, 2014

    rest easy brother , it was and honor and a priveledge to have known and served with you

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    • Justin Russell, July 12, 2016

      Michael, me and my brother were very good friends before Ely’s passing, he didn’t talk about his time in the marine corps much and I can’t find any information about him anywhere. Me and my brother Robert really want to know more about his time in the military. If you could please contact me by email it would be really appreciated.

      jurussell7@gmail.com

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