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Clara M. Streets

June 25, 1931 - November 9, 2022

Clara M. Streets, age 91, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on June 25, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Elwood S. and Marie Christina (Peterson) Wilkins, Jr. Clara made her career as a crossing guard for New Castle County, retiring after 21 years of dedicated service.

Dedicated to her faith, she was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gardening and collecting antique miniatures. Most of all, she loved her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Clara was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert W. Streets; and brother, Elwood S. Wilkins III. She is survived by her loving son, Dale A. Streets, Sr. (Kara); and grandchildren, Dale A. Streets, Jr., and Alexandra M. Streets.

A graveside service for family and friends will be held at 11 am on Thursday, November 17, 2022, in Hockessin Friends Meeting Cemetery, 1501 Old Wilmington Road, Hockessin, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Clara’s memory to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899 or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

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  • Dale and Family –

    I’m so sorry to read of the loss of your mom. I’m sure this is a difficult time for you, and if I can do anything to help, please let me know. Take care of yourselves and may she rest in peace.

  • Dale and Street family and friends so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Thoughts and prayers for you.

  • Dale and family, I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a wonderful woman, she will be dearly missed by all who knew her. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this time.

  • Diane and I are sorry for your loss.

  • I’m so sorry, Dale and Kara and family to hear of your loss!! Her legacy lives on in all of you! My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Kim Petrella

  • Dale and Kara,
    Aunt Clara was such a special person and such a good friend to Mom. While I know that losing her is hard, I like to think that her and Mom are having quite a reunion now. May your memories bring you comfort during this time and may her memory be eternal. Love to you and your family.

  • Dale: we’re very sorry for your loss. Thinking of your and your family at this time.
    Sam & Deb Palermo

  • Dale sorry to hear about your mom may she rest in peace Sandy Grinnage

  • Dale: Condolences to you and your Family. At 91 years she was able to enjoy children and Grandchildren. Peace