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Wanda B.  Stopyra

Obituary for Wanda B. Stopyra

October 20, 1922 - January 22, 2017
Middletown, Delaware | Age 94


Wanda B. Stopyra, age 94, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Season's Hospice at Christiana Care in Newark, DE. She was born on October 20, 1922, in Passaic, NJ to the late August and Agnes Benben Stopyra.

Wanda worked her life as a quality control inspector in several manufacturing businesses, starting at a sewing factory, and ending at Westvaco in Newark, from which she retired. In her retirement, she enjoyed traveling, visiting places in Europe, including Italy and Poland, attending several cruises, and her favorite, Hawaii. When at home, she was a member of the Newark Senior Center, participating and enjoying all it had to offer.

Wanda is survived by her sister, Agnes Ragan, and her husband, Robert; brother, Francis Stopyra, of Newark, DE, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her brother, Joseph Stopyra, and her sister, Laura Stopyra.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday, January 27, 2017, at the Chapel at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution checks can be made to "Holy Angels Catholic Church" and sent c/o R. T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, Inc., 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. To send an online condolence, visit

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