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Hazel B. Denney

Died: 7/12/2011

Mrs. Hazel B. Denney, age 95, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

A native Delawarean, Mrs. Denney was born in Wilmington on June 19, 1916, daughter of the late Charles T. Dunlap and Floy B. Fisher Dunlap. She made her career in professional child care, operating her own day care center for 32 years until her retirement in 1986. She was a devout Christian throughout her life and an active member of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Wilmington. In earlier years, she was an avid bowler and also greatly enjoyed tending her flower garden.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 48 years, David C. Denney, Sr., in 1984, and by her sisters, Dorothy Jacobi and Gladys Donahue. She is survived by her son, David C. Denney, Jr. (Peggy) of Wilmington; grandchildren, Sherri Lynn Zatwarnytsky of Hockessin, Gail Maureen Foraker (Robert), Alicia Ann Denney, and Tanya Ann Denney, all of Wilmington; great grandchildren, Michael, Alyson, Christopher, Matthew, Noelle, Hatti, and Caylee; and niece, Barbara Mancini (Henry) of Newark.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Entombment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Denney may be made to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.

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

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