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Born: August 20, 1930

Place of Birth: Cheswold, DE

Death: September 27, 2011

Place of Death: Wilmington, DE






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Dorothy Newhard

    August 20, 1930  -  September 27, 2011






Life Legacy


Dorothy E. Newhard,” Dottie”, of Dover, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at the Heartland Hospice House in Wilmington. She was 81.

Mrs. Newhard was born in Cheswold, Delaware on August 20, 1930 to the late Wilson Barber and Edith Sapp Barber. She was a waitress for many years at the Smyrna Diner and also was a line worker for the Metalcraft Company. She was a Past President of the Dover Lioness Club, loved cooking, crafts, and especially spending time with her great grandchildren. She was a homebody.

Mrs. Newhard was preceded in death by; her brother, George Barber; three sisters, Beartice Barber, Grasce Barber, and Marietta Odorn; a grandson, Fanklin Stubbs II and ; a great grandson, Dylan Ailworth. She is aurvived by her companion, Ned Newhard; a daughter and son –in-law, Sherrie and Frank Stubbs of Frankford; a son and daughter in law, Kenny and Tricia Brown of Dover; a grandson she raised, Charles McGuire Jr. of Dover, grandchildren, Jenny and Greg Brown of Dover and Crystal Seneca of Seaford; a brother, Charles Barber of Elkton, Maryland. Also surviving are seven great grand children and ; two step children, Ruth Ann Gares of Smyrna and Walter Brown of Smyrna, and seven step grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at the Torbert Funeral Chapel, South, 1145 E. Lebanon Rd., Dover, DE 19901 where friends may call from noon until service time.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ochiltree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.