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Brenda P. (Hurst) Roeper

September 27, 1941 ~ September 16, 2017 (age 75)

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Brenda P. Roeper, 75 of Landenberg, PA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 16, 2017, with her loving family at her side.

She was born in Wilmington, one of ten children of the late Leon S. and Anna E. (Wagner) Hurst. Brenda was a graduate of Newark High School and after starting and raising her family, she worked as an office manager for a local assisted living facility.

Brenda enjoyed traveling with her late husband, Charles. The two of them were also members of the Delaware Model T’s Club. She liked gardening and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Brenda is survived by her sons, Carey, Mark and Stephen (Rebecca); her grandchildren, April, Amanda, Zachary and Carleigh; her siblings, Wayne Hurst (Sandra), Pamela Carmine (Robert), Vivian Moore, Betti Bentley (Elijah) and Thomas Hurst (Nancy); and many members of her large extended family.

In addition to her beloved husband, Charles, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Buddy Hurst, Theda Peco, Ramona Marvel, and Faye Teel.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808 from 11:00am – 12:30pm on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, where a funeral service will begin at 12:30pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Brenda’s memory can be made to the Ministry of Caring, 115 E. 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, or to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Office of Development, PO Box 27106, New York, NY 10087.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Ministry of Caring
115 E. 14th Street, Wilmington DE 19801

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Office of Development
PO Box 27106, New York NY 10087

 Service Information

September 20, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Funeral Service
September 20, 2017

12:30 PM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Private Interment

St. Patrick's Cemetery - Ashland
Ashland Clinton School House Road
Ashland, DE 19707

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