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Martha D. Chippie

August 16, 1928 - December 13, 2017

Martha D. Chippie, age 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Lodge Lane Assisted Living in Wilmington, DE.

Martha was born in Audenried, PA on August 16, 1928, the daughter of the late George S. and Margaret (Lesko) Dvorscak.  Martha was a devout Catholic and charter member of Saint Polycarp R.C. Church in Smyrna, DE, where she was very active, especially in the B.V.M Sodality and the Prayer Group.  She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and dear friend to many, and gifted in needlecraft and sewing.

Martha was also preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Edward T. Chippie, Sr., and ten sisters and brothers.  She is survived by her daughters Maryanne C. Trexler (John) of West Chester, PA and Suzanne C. Craven (Paul) of Newark, DE; son, Edward T. Chippie, Jr. of Camden, DE; brother, George Dvorscak of Allentown, PA; sister, Cecilia Eisenhart of McAdoo, PA; and grandchildren, Naomi, Andrew and Rebecca Trexler.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm on Wednesday, December 20, at Saint Margaret of Scotland Parish, 2431 Frazer Rd, Newark, DE 19702, followed by Mass at 12:30 pm.  Interment will be private at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, her family suggests a donation to the charity of your choice or to Saint Margaret Parish.

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  • Dear Aunt Martha

    Rest in Peace my sweetest Aunt.

    Love,

    Roseanne

  • Suzie, Maryanne and Ed,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Having recently lost my dad and nephew, I know how hard it is right now. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Candace Coons Snyder

  • I am so sorry about the loss of your mother. She was a very nice lady and I know Kelly loved her very much.

  • Dear Family of Martha, we were richly blessed to have known your mother. We will miss her very much; but know she is at peace! God bless, Sisters Ellen and Janet

  • We are so sorry that we could not be with you at this time. All of you were with us during our happy and our most difficult times.
    We will be thinking of you.
    Love,
    Lynn and Michael

  • Maryanne, Ed and Suzie,
    So sorry to hear about Aunt Martha. Our prayers and love are with you and for her soul’s repose.
    I loved spending the days at your house in the summer, even doing the weeding in her large garden.
    I am sure she is enjoying the heavenly garden weed-free!
    Love
    Helen and Brian and family.

  • I just recently found this. It was so sad to hear of Aunt Martha‚Äôs passing. I am so sorry for your loss. I truly enjoyed visiting Uncle Eddie and Aunt Martha when I was a child. May God bless you and their souls.
    Love, Aurora