Marie Rose Kane
Miss Marie Rose Re Kane, age 91, of Wilmington, DE, died on Wednesday, December 1, 2010.
A native Delawarean, Miss Kane was born in Wilmington on March 1, 1919, daughter of the late Harry C. Kane and Helena V. Nichols Kane. She made her career in the clothing industry, working for over 50 years at the Wiltex Corporation in Wilmington before her retirement as a supervisor in the mens suits division. She was a devout Catholic throughout her life and a longtime member of St. Anns R.C. Church in Wilmington.
Known affectionately as Saint Marie for her great gentleness, wisdom, and kindness, Miss Kane delighted in spending time with her beloved family and will be deeply missed by the four generations of nieces and nephews whom she helped raise.
She is survived by her sister, Dorothea M. Houghton of Wilmington; and many devoted nieces and nephews.
A committal service will be held at 11:30 am on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Operation Smile, 6435 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509.
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