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Maryann Hamby

Born April 17, 1950

Maryann Hamby, age 67, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, in the comfort of her home, on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

A native Delawarean, Maryann was born in Wilmington on April 17, 1950, and was the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Frances (Hagerty) Riccio. She was a member of the Conrad High School graduating class of 1969. A talented homemaker, Maryann devoted her life to caring for her family.

In addition to her parents, Maryann was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Hamby; daughter, Stacy Ann Hamby; sister, Mildred Baron; brothers, Joe and Angelo Riccio; and niece, Tammy Young. She is survived by her son, Michael J. Hamby, Sr.; grandchildren, Breanna Hamby, Callirissa Hamby, Michael J. Hamby, Jr. and George J. Moles; great grandson, Ryder Michael; sisters, Rosemarie Celia, Helen Inge and Francis Siminari; nephew-in-law, David Young; and grand niece, Eva Young.

Services will be held privately.

A new day has begun as the sun opens its eyes to the world a vision of hope, a pipeline of dreams to be one with yourself to believe. As a tear drop slides from the cheek of a face, a newborn child for the human race, in a battle against time, in which we can not win, at our moment of death, forgive those who sin. As the sun slides back across the land, we make our final stand. ~

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  • Sending condolences Mike to you and your family. Billy and Amanda

  • Michael & family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother/grandmother. As I remember, she was a beautiful soul. May she rest In peace, reunited with other members of your family, in God’s care.

  • Sorry, to hear your Mom passed!

  • I was in Cadia Rehabilitation with Maryann a few mos ago. Although I only knew her a few wks she always made me laugh. I’m so sad to read of her passing, but I know she’s at peace. I was the youngest patient there and she made me feel like she was my Mom..it was a nice feeling. May she rest in peace.

  • Thinking of you and your family and keeping you in my prayers. Your Mom was a very special lady and could always make me smile. She will be missed.

  • My condolences to the family of Maryann Hamby; May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding guard your hearts and mental powers.