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  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Liberty Fellowship Church, c/o R. T. Foard & Jones, 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19711.

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Doris B. DeStafney, age 86, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2013 at the Christiana Hospital.

Doris was born in Newark DE on June 19, 1926 to the late Charles & Mary Biddle. She was a graduate of Newark High School. After high school, she worked for Delmarva Power as a clerk, retiring after more than 20 years of service. Delivering Meals on Wheels to the home bound for many years was her way to give back to the community and brought her much joy. She also enjoyed baking mini pumpkin breads and donating them to The Red Lion Church Christmas Bazaar for numerous years.

Doris enjoyed spending summers at her home in Bethany Beach, DE with her family and her dear friend Louise Edmonson. Her favorite pastime was crossword puzzles and walking her beloved dog Duchess. Being a Newark native, Doris would spend afternoons on her porch reading the paper and chatting with the many college students from the U of D. In her senior years she moved to her son's home in the Glasgow area.

She is survived by her son, Louis F. DeStafney, daughter-in-law Linda DeStafney, grandchildren and cousins.

A Christian Burial service will be held on Friday March 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cherry Hill Methodist Cemetery in Elkton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Liberty Fellowship Church, c/o R. T. Foard & Jones, 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19711.