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Ursula Willey

June 20, 1937 ~ June 8, 2021 (age 83)

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Obituary of Ursula Willey 

Ursula Willey of Seaford, DE passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Tidal Health Nanticoke.  She was 83 years old.   

Ursula was born in Hamburg, Germany on June 20, 1937, to the late Hugo and Wilhelmina Thomas Reinhard.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother Klaus Reinhard, a granddaughter Courtney McDowell, and a great granddaughter Elliana McDowell.   

She was born in Germany and moved to the U.S. when she was seven years old.  Ursula lived in the Greenwood and Bridgeville area most of her life.  She was a 1957 graduate of Bridgeville High School.  In her free time, she enjoyed spending time with her family   and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren  who affectionately  called her “Nanny”.   

Ursula is survived by her husband Jon Willey of Sumter, SC, two daughters Dawn Chism (David) and Heidi McDowell (Mike) both of Bridgeville, DE; and a sister Heike Kinne of Palm Bay, FL.  She also leaves behind three grandchildren Brianne Campagnini (Michael), Christian McDowell and Cheyenne Chism as well as four great grandchildren Brennan and Kobe McDowell and Leia and Qi’ra Campagnini.  She is also survived by nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.   

A celebration of life will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 25607 Brookside Drive, Seaford, DE  19973.   

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, PO Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA  19178-1352 or giving@email.chop.edu.   

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Celebration of Life
June 10, 2021

3:00 PM
Willey Home
25607 Brookside Dr.
Seaford, DE 19973


PO BO 781352, PHILADELPHIA PA 19178-1352
Web: http://giving@email.chop.edu

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