A photo of Harold D. Wilbur

Harold D. Wilbur

January 11, 1925 - November 19, 2017

Harold D. Wilbur, age 92, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Born in Scranton, PA on January 11, 1925, Harold was the son of the late Harold M. and Dorothy (Tressler) Wilbur. He was a graduate of Binghamton (NY) High School. During WWII, Harold proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, and then with the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War. He retired from the DuPont Co. in 1986 after 30 years as a manufacturing representative.

Harold was a member of Elks Lodge #2281, Wilmington Manor Lion’s Club, and St. John’s Lodge # 2, AF & AM.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Kathleen (Humbert) Wilbur and his sister, Jean McMahon. Harold is survived by his sons, Peter D. Wilbur (Veronica) of Lincoln University, PA and Michael D. Wilbur (Deborah) of Bear; grandchildren, David and Samuel Wilbur, Christine Jones (Ean), and Amy Wilbur; and great granddaughter, Nikita Jones.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 until 11 am on Monday, November 27, 2017, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Castle United Methodist Church, 510 Delaware St., New Castle, DE 19720.

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  • Mike,

    sorry to hear of your loss, please accept my condolences to you and your family

    Bill Dobbins

  • Mike,
    My deepest condolences on the passing of your Dad to you and your family, may he rest in peace

  • We are thinking of your during this difficult time, and may God bless you and your family.

    -Amanda and Joshua

  • Mike, sorry to hear about your dad.

  • Pete and Ronnie, I am so sorry for your loss. Please take care. Perhaps we can visit over the holidays.
    Joyce

  • Mike and Debbie
    Sorry to hear about your father. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
    Dave

  • so very sorry to read of Harolds passing. We will miss seeing him sitting in front of us at church. Please accept of deepest sympathy.

  • Dear Mike:

    I was sorry to read of the passing of your father. I know you were close and I hope our prayers and thoughts will ease the pain of your loss.

  • Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Take care. Thinking of you and your family.

  • We are so sorry to hear of MR Wilbur passing he will be greatly missed.

  • Mike/family:
    I’m very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.