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Robert J. Finnimore III

Died: 4/25/2010

Mr. Robert J. Finnimore III, age 44, of New Castle, DE, died on Sunday, April 25, 2010, at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Woodbury, NJ, on September 13, 1965, Mr. Finnimore was the son of the late Robert J. Finnimore, Jr. and Mildred Bowers Finnimore. He was a 1985 graduate of Clearview Regional High School in Mullica Hill, NJ, and had been employed in the maintenance division of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DELDOT) for the past three years. Active in the fire service community throughout his life, Mr. Finnimore was a dedicated member of the Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Company in New Castle, DE, where he served as a firefighter, a past rescue captain, and a member of the fire police. He was a member, as well, of both the Delaware State Fire Police Association and the New Castle County Fire Police Association. Previously, he had served as a firefighter with the Centre City Fire Department in Mantua, NJ, and with the Stratford (NJ) Fire Company. Mr. Finnimore was a parishioner of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity and a longtime, passionate advocate in the child adoption community. He will be forever remembered as a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend. He is survived by his beloved wife of 19 years, Robyn M. Goslin Finnimore; children, Stella A. Finnimore, Lamar R. Finnimore, and Russell J. Finnimore, all at home; sisters, Nancy Brown (John) of Browns Mills, NJ; Joyce Dutill of Philadelphia, PA; Ethel Hughes of Franklinville, NJ; and Joanne Moore (William) of Franklinville, NJ; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on Friday, April 30, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, May 1, 2010, at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 206 Sykes Road, Manor Park, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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