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John E. Woolbert, Jr.

April 12, 1933 ~ December 29, 2022 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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John (Jack) Edmund Woolbert, 89 years old, of Millsboro, Delaware (formerly of Sewell, NJ) passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at the home of his son, James Woolbert, and under the loving care of VITAS Hospice.  Jack was born in Camden, NJ on April 12, 1933, to the late John and Elizabeth Woolbert.  He was a graduate of Audubon HS and immediately entered the US Navy for 4 years, and then worked for Pepsi-Cola later becoming a Union Carpenter until he retired and moved to Delaware.  Jack loved boating and fishing, spending time with his sister and family every summer, working in the yard, woodworking in his garage, watching his great-grandson’s sporting events, and spending time with his extended West family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan, of 62 years. He is survived by his son Jack & wife, Carolann; son Jim & wife, Chris; sister Betty Ann; granddaughter Jill Burger & husband Michael and great-grandchildren Tyler & Zachary; grandson Mark Avis & wife Meghan and great-granddaughter Avery; many nieces and nephews; and his “adopted” West-Rohlfing family, and extended family and friends. 

Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at the VETERANS MEMORIAL CHAPEL at 11:00 AM.  Burial will be private at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Jack Woolbert to VITAS HOSPICE, 100 Commerce Drive, Suite 302, Newark, DE, 19713.

 

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CHAPEL SERVICE
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January 10, 2023

11:00 AM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro

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