Edward T. Dever

  • Born: September 3, 1944
  • Died: November 1, 2016
  • Location: Bear, Delaware

R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

318 George Street
P.O. Box 27
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Tel. (410) 885-5916

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Ed by adding your memories and photos.

Edward T. "Ed" Dever, age 72, died on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 with his family by his side. He was born on September 3, 1944 in Philadelphia, PA to the late William and Jane (Black) Dever.

Ed served his country proudly in the United States Army. He spent his career working with information technology, specializing in communications and computers. Ed retired from Sun Oil and went on to become an owner of a Laundromat spending his time counting quarters. Ed was an avid thoroughbred race horse fan and owner that enjoyed spending time at Delaware Park. He was good with his hands and enjoyed keeping busy helping his family with perfecting construction and repair projects.

Ed is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Donna (Thielmann) Dever of Bear, DE; two daughters: Denise Butler and her husband Dan of Norwood, PA, and Kim Wanner and her husband Steve of Ocean City, MD, seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild, his brother, Jack Dever and his wife Joanne of Ephrata, PA; one niece and ten nephews. In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his sister Jane Vitale-McNeil and his brother, Billy Dever.

A memorial service for Ed will be held on November 9, 2016 at 10AM at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A. 318 George St. Chesapeake City, MD 21915. Friends and family can begin visiting at 9AM. Burial will follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made payable to either "Seasons Hospice" or "The American Cancer Society" and sent in care of the funeral home.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Our sincere condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this time. God Bless, you are in our prayers.

Posted by Bonnie & David Hunnings - Pennsville, NJ - Friend   November 09, 2016

Our sincere condolences to the entire Dever family. God Bless and Prayers sent. The Sokira Family, Neighbors in Country Woods

Posted by Michael Sokira - Bear, DE   November 08, 2016

Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. I am glad that I got to see you at the reunion.
You are in my prayers.


Posted by Madeline Yerger - Lansdowne, PA - Friend   November 07, 2016

Donna, Denise and Kim,
Rich and I are so sorry for your loss. We have fond memories of our time as next door neighbors. Please accept our sincerest sympathies.

Posted by Barb & Rich Walton - Harrington, DE   November 07, 2016

Donna, Denise and Kim we are so sorry for your loss. We have such good memories of our time as neighbors in Eagle Glen. We couldn't have had better neighbors than you all. Please accept our sincere sympathy.

Posted by Barb & Rich Walton - Harrington, DE   November 07, 2016

Donna, Denise and Kim, We are so sorry to hear about Ed. Please accept our condolences. We have many fond memories of being neighbors with you in Eagle Glen. Adrienne and Jeff Koltenuk

Posted by Adrienne and Jeff Koltenuk - The Villages, FL - Friend   November 06, 2016

Donna, Kim and Denise, So sorry to hear that Ed has left us. He is now free of pain. Our hearts are with you.

Posted by Sandy & Bob Hillegass - Ocean City, MD - Family Friend   November 05, 2016

Donna and family, so sorry to hear of Ed's passing.I'll see you Wednesday. Love Susie

Posted by Susan Meyer - Paw Paw, WV - Friend   November 03, 2016

Denise and Family,
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Paul & Teri Munro - Norwood, PA - Friend   November 03, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ed reminded me of my father so much and was a joy to be around. He is very fortunate to have had such a great life and have such a great family. Ed - I hope to see you at 5pm again someday. Rest in peace Ed.

Posted by Keith Mitchell - Berlin, MD - Friend   November 02, 2016

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