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Mary E. Werzenski

April 26, 1927 – March 3, 2015

Mary E. Werzenski, age 87, of Millsboro, DE and formerly of Edgemoor, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

A native Delawarean, Mary was born in Wilmington on April 26, 1927, and was a daughter of the late Thomas Sinex and Ruth (McClay) Sinex. She made her career as a clerk at the former Super Fresh grocery store located on Market Street in Wilmington, retiring after many years of dedicated service. She then joined the staff of the Brandywine School District where she worked as a school bus aide for a number of years.

A true nature lover, she adored spending time outdoors and especially liked feeding the many squirrels and birds that visited her backyard. Mary enjoyed gardening and spent many happy hours tending to her flowers. Above all else, she was a devoted and loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother who will be dearly missed by all.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph J. Werzenski; 3 sisters; and 8 brothers. Mary is survived by her daughters, Marsha A. Coale (Wilson) of Millsboro and Sharon M. O’hara of New Albany, PA; sisters, Emma McGarrity of New Castle, Joan Eisenhart of Elsmere and Aggie Reno of Rehoboth; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday morning, March 9, 2015, at The Chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

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  1. Jeanne Stoppel Smith, March 6, 2015

    Marsha & Cookie,,
    So sorry to read in the paper about your Mother. I had many a good times at your home. I’ll never forget the camping trips to the beach. What fun we had. Your parents were wonderful people. Would love to see you both again. Love to you both and your families.
    Jeanne Stoppel Smith

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  2. Nancy Hitch, March 7, 2015

    Cookie and Marsha,
    I am so sorry about the loss of your mother. I know she has been in pain for quite a long time and her suffering has now ended. I will always remember your mother as a kind and wonderful woman who always made me feel welcome in her home. Also, as my girl scout leader she was the best! A beautiful woman who was loved and will be missed. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Nancy.

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