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Pauline B. Wiggins

Died: 9/18/2010

Mrs. Pauline B. Wiggins, age 83, of New Castle, DE, died on Saturday, September 18, 2010, at her home.

A native Delawarean, Pauline was born in New Castle on November 18, 1926, daughter of the late William Collins and Elsie Starkman Collins. She was a talented homemaker and devoted her life to caring for her beloved family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence E. Wiggins, daughter-in-law, Kathy Wiggins, and sister, Dorothy Blansfield. She is survived by her children, Shirley Wiggins, who tirelessly cared for her during her illness, Lawrence Wiggins (Dorothy), Wayne Wiggins, and Diane Yates (Edward); brother, George Collins (Connie); sisters, Josephine Schneckenburger and Janet Tobin (Philip); grandchildren, Dawn Edwards (Nick), Christopher Wiggins, and Brian Yates; and step grandchildren, Edward and Eric Yates and their families.

The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff of Compassionate Care Hospice, including Robin and Janice, and to family friend, Beryl Kubik, for their many kindnesses during this difficult time.

A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will begin at 1 pm. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 702 B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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