August 24, 1917 – May 21, 2014
Frances Blades, age 96, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.
Frances was born in Wilmington, Delaware on August 24, 1917. She was a devoted and talented homemaker.
Active in her community, Frances was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in New Castle, the Tall Cedars Cedarettes and a member of the Wilmington Manor Ladies Auxiliary for 50 years. She especially enjoyed the many happy memories she made at her home in Ocean City, NJ where she loved spending time with her family and friends.
Frances was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Raymond L. Blades, daughter, Constance B. Paris and son, Robert E. Blades and his wife, Patricia. She is survived by her daughters, Donna F. Bianco (Richard), Susan Rae Sewell (Bill) and Sheila Warren (John); son-in-law, George Paris; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday morning, May 27, 2014 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a celebration of life will begin at 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wilmington Manor Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 645, New Castle, DE 19720.