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Geneva Depew

July 13, 2018

Geneva Depew, of Greenwood, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018, at her home surrounded by the family she loved so dearly, she was 90.   Mrs. Depew was born in Bridgeville, DE to the late Watson David and Mabel Moore.

Mrs. Depew worked at LD Caulk for over 16 years. 

In her younger days, Mrs. Depew loved to bowl and bowled on a league.  She enjoyed watching television, especially her game shows Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, and The Price is Right, doing seek and find puzzle books, and getting her hair done on Fridays.  She enjoyed going to church and was a member of the Pilgrim Chapel of Harrington. 

Mrs. Depew was known for her straight to the point attitude.  She would tell you what was on her mind, and did not sugar coat it.  She ran a tight household and always kept her bills straight, and kept her family straight as well.  She will be remembered as a great mother, wife, and grandmother, and will be sorely missed.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. "Grant" Depew; son, Larry Depew; brother, Archie Moore; and a sister, Catherine Pearson.

She is survived by a son and daughter in law, Ronald and Cheryl Depew;  daughters and son in law, Pamela A. and Jaime Tijerino, Charlene Depew; brothers, Robert Moore, Allen Moore; 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren.

Services will take place at the Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy., Harrington, on Friday, July 20, 2018, at 1PM.  A visitation for family and friends will take place Thursday evening (July 19) from 6 to 8 PM.  Interment will take place at Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.

Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington, DE.  Visit us at to send flowers or sign condolence book

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