Marion R. Shanks
Mr. Marion R. Mike Shanks, age 90, of New Port Richey, FL, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away at home on Tuesday, September 14, 2010.
A highly decorated US Army veteran, Mike served in Europe during World War II. He retired from Sunbeam Bakery on Union Street in Wilmington and moved to Florida in 1991.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily. He is survived by his children, Marion R. Shanks, Jr., Ronald Shanks, Warren Shanks, Karen Birdsall, Joann T. Morowski, and Lois Hitt; ten grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; a nephew and two nieces.
A graveside service will be held at 12 Noon on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE 19720.
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