D. Danette Poole Eberly
December 3, 1956 - May 25, 2020
D. Danette Poole Eberly, age 63, of Bear, DE, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020.
Born in Clarksburg, WV on December 3, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Marianne (Lough) Poole. Danette was a graduate from Newark High School in 1974. She was a stay-at-home mother and later was the secretary for Newark United Methodist Church for 22 years. Danette took care of preparing memorial, baptism, wedding and Church bulletins, as well as weekly and monthly parish notes.
Danette enjoyed reading, playing Bonco, and could often be found cooking. She loved the Philadelphia Eagles and hosted 30 straight Super Bowl parties. Above all, she loved spending time with her family. She was known by all her family and friends for her positive spirit and laughter.
Danette is survived by her husband, with whom she celebrated her 42nd wedding anniversary on May 20th, R. Bruce Eberly; sister, Pamela Forte of Newark; son, Michael (Kate) of Newark; daughter, Jennifer (Eberly) Peterson of Lewes; cherished grandchildren, Anthony and Luke Eberly of Newark and Redmen and Cassidy Peterson of Minneapolis, MN; and great-granddaughter, Mavis of Minnesota. Aunt Danette is loved by her nephews, Samuel, Mitchell, Bob, and her nieces, Kristin and Kim.
All services will be held privately. A Celebration of Danette’s Life will be held at a later date.
The family would like to acknowledge the excellent care that Danette received from Seasons Hospice the last two months.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Danette’s memory to the National MS Society, P.O. Box 91891, Washington, D.C. 20090-1891.