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Gail Chambers of Middletown, DE passed away peacefully at Christiana Care on Thursday, May 17, 2012.
Born in Richlands, VA on June 12, 1945, Gail left the south at an early age and made her home in Delaware. While raising her family, she worked and retired from the U.S. Postal Service at Bear, DE.
Gail enjoyed having the company of her family and friends, especially at her Easter dinners and summer picnics. She also enjoyed traveling to family and friends and finding casinos along the way, playing video games, her birds and flowers, astrology, country music and telling stories, but her greatest joy in life was being with her best friend and husband, Ralph, being side by side, day and night for over twenty years.
Gail will be missed by her husband, Ralph; her children, Kimberly Sue Ciccaglione and her husband, Paul of Bear, Brenda Lee Wynne and her husband, Rob of Middletown, Sharon Lynn Rigney and her husband, Joe of Smyrna; as well as Robert Chambers and companion, Sue of St. Georges, Richard Chambers and his wife, Patty of Middletown, Cara Alexander and her husband, Rocky of Bear; 17 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Tony Cocus of Adita Springs, LA, Jerry Cocus of Newark, Mike Cocus of Bluefield, WV and Burnis Dobson of War, WV; a sister, Carol Swanson and her husband, Carl of Middleville, MI and many nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her shadow, Dakota.
Gail was preceded in death by her father, Edward Cocus; mother, Ella Busciglio and two brothers, Mickey Busciglio and Butch Cocus.
Funeral services will be held 2 pm on Thursday, May 24 at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, 212 N. Broad Street in Middletown, where friends may visit from 12:30 – 2 pm. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Chesapeake City, MD.
Mrs. Chambers’ family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Christiana Care Breast Center, c/o Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19713.
Arrangements by Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, Middletown, DE
On-line condolences may be sent to www.daniels-hutchison.com