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Jennifer Lynn Fertig  

Jennifer Lynn Fertig

May 23, 1981 – July 21, 2015

Jennifer Lynn Fertig, age 34, of Bear, DE, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.

Jennifer was born in Wilmington, DE on May 23, 1981, and was a daughter of Peter A. Fertig and Carol A. (Ham) Fertig. After graduating from Glasgow High School, she attended Wilmington University where she would receive her bachelor’s degree in business. Jennifer possessed a strong work ethic and took great pride in holding two jobs, first as an operations control analyst at Bank of America where she was employed for the last 8 years and second, as a clerk at the Safeway grocery store in Peoples Plaza where she had worked since she was 17.

She was a longtime parishioner of Holy Family R.C. Church in Newark. Jennifer loved the beach and looked forward to spending multiple summer vacations in Ocean City, MD. She absolutely adored her nephews, Camryn and Jaxyn who were the apples of her eye and she cherished every moment she spent with them. A loving daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece, cousin and friend to many, Jennifer will be dearly missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, William and Jeanne Fertig and her aunt, Susan Whalen. Jennifer is survived by her parents, Peter and Carol; maternal grandparents, Fred and Norma Ham; sister, Amanda and husband, Chris; nephews, Camryn and Jaxyn; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12 Noon on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 Noon. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jennifer’s name may be made to Holy Angels R.C. Church, at the address listed above.

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  1. Chris, July 23, 2015

    Jen, you will be missed dearly by all. Thank you for being a great aunt to camryn and jaxyn. You will always be loved. Rest in peace…. Love you aunt Jen… Love, Camryn and Jaxyn

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  2. Lisa DiGiacomo, July 23, 2015

    My heart goes out to you Amanda, I pray that you will find peace within the great memories you have of Jennifer.

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  3. Tina Miller, July 24, 2015

    Carol, I’m so sorry for your loss.. my thoughts & prayers are with you and family..
    Love you

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  4. June Unruh, July 24, 2015

    Sincere sympathy Carol to you and your family.

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  5. Kim Whyte, July 24, 2015

    My condolences to Jennifer’s family and friends. Taken way to soon. Rest easy ❤️.

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  6. Shayna Madonna, July 24, 2015

    I went to school with Jennifer for many years. We were good friends as children. She was a great person. My prayers and condolences go out to her family and friends.

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  7. Missi Colella, July 24, 2015

    Our thoughts are with your entire family at this most difficult time. Much love to all! Mike and Missi Colella

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  8. DJ, July 24, 2015

    Dear Fertig Family: It breaks our hearts when death separates us from the ones we love so much especially when they are as young as Jennifer. The Bible reminds us that God sees our pain and sorrow and has promised that soon death will be no more.(Revelation 21:4) He will heal our broken hearts by resurrecting our precious loved ones to life again.(John 6:40) May you find comfort in the memories of Jennifer and these promises from God in the days to come. I am so sorry for your loss.

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  9. karen torrance, July 24, 2015

    My prayers are with you, Pete.

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  10. Jenny Baez, July 24, 2015

    I heard the news yesterday and since then I have not being able to focus on anything else, all I think is about the great times Jen and I had, now all I have is memories. We lost contact in the last couple of years since my move to NY but she was always on mind and will always be in my heart. So sorry for your loss Carol and the Fertig family, I cant even begin to imagine how you feel. God Bless You.

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  11. john fantazier, July 25, 2015

    carol , my prayers to you and your family I will miss her and she will always be in my heart

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  12. Mary Thompson, July 25, 2015

    Jen, I have know you since you were a teenager, makes so sad you are know longer here with us .. prayers for your family.. I will miss seeing your smiling face.. Heaven has gained another angel. May you rest in peace sweet girl…

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  13. BJ DiDonato, July 25, 2015

    Dearest Amanda and your entire family,
    God bless you all. There are no words to ease your pain. Please know that you have so many that love you and are praying for you.
    Sincerely,
    BJ and family

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  14. Shanna Clark, July 26, 2015

    Jen you will be missed you had such a big heart my thoughts and prayers are with your family

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  15. Jack Volk, July 27, 2015

    Pete, and the entire Fertig family,
    I cannot imagine experiencing the loss of a child. My prayers are with you. With a life of prayer death not only loses its sting but ceases to exist. There is no blackness. We leave this earth fully conscious, aware of the separation of spirit from body. At that moment all those Hail Mary’s will come back with interest. May the perpetual light shine upon the soul of Jennifer. May you find peace knowing that one day you will be re-united.

    My heart felt condolences to all of Jennifer’s family and friends.

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  16. Peter Morrow, July 27, 2015

    Amanda please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers….there no words to express my deepest sympathies to you and your family….

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  17. Selina Mendez, July 28, 2015

    My heart goes out to the Fertig family during your time of great loss. Jenn was a wonderful, giving, and life-loving girl. I will always remember her and will always love her. Selina

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  18. Danielle T. Brown, July 28, 2015

    To Amanda and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!

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  19. Ashanta, July 31, 2015

    My heart and prays go out to the Fertig Family. Jen was a wonderful person with a wonderful spirit, loving and kind. I will always keep her in my heart.

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