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Faine and Earl Hobson

Died: 3/12/2011

Mrs. Faine Eleanor (Brobst) Hobson, age 65, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011, from complications of cancer. Her beloved husband of 48 years, Mr. Earl W. Hobson, Sr., age 67, passed away just one day later on Sunday, March 13, 2011, also from complications of cancer.

Faine, a talented homemaker, was born in Aristes, PA, on June 15, 1945, daughter of the late Clair E. Brobst and Helen Raker Brobst. Born in Shamokin, PA, on October 21, 1943, Earl was the son of the late Carl W. Hobson and Leah M. Wolfgang Hobson. He worked as a salesman for Bond Bread and Wonder Bread for many years.

They are survived by their four sons, Earl Jr., Clair, David, and Brian, and their spouses, and close family friend, Matt Edelmann; numerous grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Faine is also survived by sisters, Anna Rubright, Claire Seinkiewicz, Norma Klien, and Brenda Cimino. Earl is also survived by sisters, Norma Ramsay, Shirley Morgan, and Carol Hobson.

In addition to their parents, both were preceded in death by a daughter, Colette (Hobson) Hollohan. Faine was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Wagner and Belva Scholosky.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Friday, March 18th, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ochletree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808 or to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, 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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