Marie G. Garyantes
Mrs. Marie G. Garyantes, age 83, of Wilmington, DE, passsed away on Saturday, February 26, 2011, at her residence.
A native Delawarean, Mrs. Garyantes was born in Wilmington on December 11, 1927, daughter of the late Richard Gary and Caroline Helbing. She made her career with the former Diamond State Telelphone Co. in Wilmington, where she she worked as an operator and supervisor, retiring after 42 years of service. For many years, she was an active member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Mrs. Garyantes delighted in spending time with her beloved family and caring for many cherished family pets over the years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ronald B. Garyantes, in 2006. She is survived by her daughter, Caroline M. Chahalis (Nick) of Bear; brother, Richard Gary of Newark; sister, Carol Clark (Richard) of New Castle; and grandchildren, Nicolette Chahalis and Christopher Chahalis.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Friday, March 4th, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 702 B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805; or Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801; or Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.
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