Alice Eaton

Alice R. Eaton, 87, of Newark, died October 15, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Amiee Schexnayder. She graduated from Louisiana State University and worked briefly for the Navy until meeting her late husband George W. Eaton Sr.

She was an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church and attended regularly until her failing health no longer allowed it.

Alice is survived by her children and their spouses, George Eaton Jr. (Barbara)of Bear, DE, Beverly Adkins (David) of Smithfield, VA. Dennis Eaton (Faye) of Bear, DE, Mary (Cricket) Rehal of Newark, DE, George Eaton III (Dawn) of Newark DE and Stephen Eaton (Anna) of Newark, DE. She is also survived by six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Friends called on Wednesday, October 19, at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Road, Newark, where a Mass of Christian Burial was held. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Seasons Hospice 220 Continental Dr. Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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Joanne Hruska
Joanne Baffone Hruska, 55, of Newark. After a five-year battle with cancer and life-long renal disease, Joanne died on Wednesday, October 12, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, surrounded by her family. Born in Wilmington on July 20, 1956, she was the third child of a family of 10 to loving parents Aleseo (Ben) and Nancy Baffone. Married to Philip Hruska for 35 years, they wed on October 2, 1976.

Proud to be part of a large family, she is survived by husband Philip, daughter and son-in-law, Alesha Hruska Snyder & Jared Snyder, son Vincent Hruska, mother and father-in-law Charles and Betty Hruska, nine brothers and sisters and 18 in-laws: Kathleen Baffone and Chris Kennedy, Gregory and Kathleen Baffone, Aleseo (Lee) and Kathleen Baffone, Judith and Daniel DiFrancesco, Nancy and Tom LaPorte, Clare Serio and Dennis LePere, Marie and Jeff McLearie, Anthony and Jena Baffone and Vincent and Stephanie Baffone, Steve and Jane Hruska, Kenny and Sandy Hruska, Carol West, Karen and Danny Pappa and Eileen and George Watson, Godchildren Danny DiFrancesco and Nichole Baffone, 32 nieces and nephews, and nine great nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, October 17, at Holy Angels Church, 82 Possum Park Rd., Newark, with burial following in All Saints Cemetery. Visitation was held on Sunday, October 16, at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests that flowers be omitted. Donations in memory of Joanne may be sent to

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Natalie Magnoli
Natalie R. Magnoli, 83, of Newark, died on Sunday, October 9.

A viewing was held on Thursday, October 13, at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Hwy., Newark. Services and interment will be private.

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Christopher Peters
Mr. Christopher Ryan Peters, known fondly as "Chris," 37, of Bear, died suddenly on Thursday, October 13.

A native Delawarean, Chris was born in Wilmington on May 29, 1974, and was a 1992 graduate of St. Mark's High School, where he was a standout athlete on two state championship soccer teams. He would go on to receive his bachelor's degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management from the University of Delaware in 1999.

Chris enjoyed a varied and interesting professional career. After training in the financial services industry in New York City, he was employed as a financial advisor with American Express and as a broker with Morgan Stanley. More recently, he had chosen to return to school to pursue a degree in psychology.

A truly gifted musician throughout his life, Chris may have been best known to his many fans as a founding member and drummer for the very popular local band, Chorduroy.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Jill Marie Altevogt Peters; stepson, Sam Michael Holquist; parents, Charles H. Peters and Marcy Beck Peters; mother-in-law, Diane Altevogt; father-in-law, Charles Altevogt; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and good friends.

Visitation was held on Monday, October 17, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, October 18, at Kingswood United Methodist Church, 300 Marrows Road, Newark. Interment was in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Chris may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713; or to Kingswood U.M. Church, 300 Marrows Road, Newark, DE 19713.

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Pamela Scott
Pamela J. Scott, 50, of Newark, died on Monday, October 10.

Mrs. Scott is survived by her husband of 18 years, William "Footloose" Scott Jr.; son, William Goff and wife Ashley; daughter, Courtney Goff; 11 siblings; and two grandchildren, Emani and Kaydence.

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Dinalynn Sinko
Dinalynn Sinko, 43, died October 9, after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Detroit, MI, Dinalynn grew up in the Newark area. A graduate of the University of Delaware and Widner University she worked for Bank of America.

Dinalynn is survived by her husband John, two sons, Robbie and Matthew, her parents Irvin and Carol Bartoletti and sister Tina along with many nieces and nephews.

A Mass will be said in Dinalynn's memory Friday, October 21, at 11 a.m., at St. Mary of Assumption, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Heartland Hospice, 5661 Ocheltree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.

Arrangements by Creation Service of Delaware.


Robert Teeven
Robert L. Teeven, 77, of Newark, died peacefully on Saturday October 8, at his home with his family by his side.

Robert was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. He graduated from Belmont High School in 1954. He attended Boston University where he played ice hockey and earned an invitation to tryout for the 1960 Gold Medal Olympic Ice Hockey Team. Robert also served in the Army while stationed at Fort Hood Medical Center in San Antonio, TX.

Robert was a serial entrepreneur who founded several successful companies, and lastly focused on commercial real estate development.

Through his life Robert was actively involved in numerous philanthropic causes, and was a proud supporter of the Church, the University of Delaware, St. Mark's High School, and DFRC Blue Gold Programs. Robert was also one of the founders for the first youth travel ice hockey programs at the University of Delaware.

Robert was preceded in death by his grandfather Caleb, father Paul, mother Gertrude, and aunt Dorothea. He was a devoted husband, loving father, and dedicated grandfather. He leaves behind his loving wife of 48 years, MaryJane Teeven, his three children and their spouses Robert F. and Dina Teeven, Kelly and Ken Ralsten, Jeff and Suzanne Teeven, along with nine grandsons Kevin, Brendan, Lance, Will, Alexander, Everett, Parker, Caleb and Riley, and one sister Sally and two brothers Paul and Gerald.

A visitation was held on Thursday, October 13, at St. Mary of the Assumption Chapel, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, October 14 at St. Mary of the Assumption Church. Interment followed at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Ashland, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004, St. Mark's High School, 2501 Pike Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, or DFRC, 640 Plaza Drive, Newark, DE 19702.

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Timothy Vettori
Mr. Timothy Eliot Vettori, 37, of Newark, died suddenly on Saturday, October 8.
Tim lived to be with his daughter, Ciara. He was an avid Pittsburgh Penguins fan. He liked tinkering or helping out wherever and whenever he could. He loved spending time outdoors. He was a graduate of Wilmington University.

He is survived by his adored daughter, Ciara Michele Vettori; his parents, Frank Louis Vettori and Ann Madigan Vettori; his brothers, Marc Vettori (Diane), Craig Vettori (Beth), and Bryan Vettori (Tabitha); and his nieces and nephews, Connor, Gracie, Taylor, and Carter.

A visitation for family and friends was held on Thursday, October 13, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ciara Michele Vettori Education Fund, c/o Wells Fargo Bank, 622 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19713.

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