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Loretta S. Dobbins

October 18, 1940 - August 22, 2020

Loretta S. Dobbins, age 79, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 22, 2020.

Born in Wilmington, DE on October 18, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Edgar Dill Slaughter and Florence Virginia (Moore) Baine. Loretta was a long-term and loyal employee at Avon for 35 years. She had a love for lighthouses, traveling, country music, and taking tons of pictures. She will be deeply missed by her friends and family.

In addition to her parents, Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Richard E. Dobbins. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon; son, Kevin; sister, Shirley; grandchildren, Angel and Ryan; and her new great granddaughter, Layla.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Loretta’s memory to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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8 Condolences for Loretta S. Dobbins

  • My heart goes out to Loretta’s family and loved ones. May you all find comfort in each other and peace in her memories.

  • Sorry for your loss and ours as well. She will be missed. Keep her spirit close to your heart.

  • I knew Loretta from working with her at Avon. She was friendly and always had a smile on her face. My condolences to the family.

  • I WORKED WITH LORETTA AT AVON. SHE WAS A SWEETHEART. I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. SENDING ((HUGS)) 💖 AND PRAYERS 🙏 TO HER FRIENDS AND FAMILY. GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

  • Many great memories Loretta from our years together at Avon. You will be missed! My prayers of comfort go out to the family. MaY you rest in glory for running a good race.

  • I loved loretta we had a lot of fun thru the years.

  • Rett and I had many good years growing up together. We are 1st cousins living next door to each other and spending days together with our Mommom Moore and our family. I have many great memories of us going to country music concerts together that she loved. She was a very sweet and fun loving person.

  • I knew Loretta from Avon, very special lady. My prayers of comfort to the Family and also to the wonderful grandson Ryan. RIP Loretta