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Gardner Nelson Street Sr.

October 30, 1932 ~ February 21, 2022 (age 89)


Gardner Nelson Street Sr. passed away peacefully on the morning of February 21st, 2022. He was born on October 30th, 1932 to Father and Mother Jeremiah and Mildred (Fleming) Street. Gardner is predeceased by both of his parents, as well as his sisters Janice Silvester and Edith Pelletier, as well as his brother Robert Gumbs. He is survived by his daughters Dawn Grous and Victoria Richter. He is also survived by his daughter Rachel Street and her fiancé Luke Pendleton, his son Gardner Street Jr., his daughter Yvette Chacon, and his son Jeremiah Street. Gardner had many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as extended family that loved him deeply.


Gardner enlisted in the Army, and served his country in the Korean War. He worked hard all of his life, as a welder, public transportation driver, and, more recently, as a public school-bus driver for the Dutton Bus Company. He loved his job and the company of others very much. Gardner also had an interest in flying airplanes and learning about aviation. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witnesses in Georgetown, as well as part of the Nanticoke Tribe. He will be missed dearly by all…Love you, Dad!!


Gardner will be laid to rest at the Georgetown / Millsboro Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery on Friday, March 18th, 2022.

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Memorial Service
March 18, 2022

2:00 PM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way
Millsboro, DE 19966

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