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Nicholas T. Sisofo, Jr.

October 18, 1940 ~ May 1, 2019 (age 78)
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Nicholas T. Sisofo Jr., 78, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 surrounded by his family.

Nick was born in Wilmington, DE, son of the late Nicholas and Elizabeth Sisofo. He was a graduate of Conrad High School and DeVry Technology Electronic Program in 1959.

Nick was a hard-working family man who worked for Penn Fruit, RCA, GE, Telanova, and his father’s cleaners. Mr. Sisofo also owned his own telephone wiring systems company, which he operated with his son, Nick III. From 1960-1970, Mr. Sisofo was a member of the Army Reserves.

In his free time, Nick enjoyed seeing friends at the YMCA, gardening, skiing, and most importantly staying connected with his family members. Nick was proud of his grandchildren’s academic achievements and often attended their athletic games

Nick is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Linda; his children, Cynthia & Nick III; his grandchildren, Nick IV & Alyx Sisofo, Ashley & Michael Brown; and his siblings, Barbara Devlin & her husband Thomas, and Joseph and his wife Judith.

In addition to his parents, he preceded in death by his sister, Sandy Hahn.

A funeral service will be celebrated at 11:30am on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, where family and friends may visit beginning at 10:00am. Interment will be held in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Nick’s memory can be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 1355 Peachtree St NE, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30309.

Donations may be made to:

Arthritis Foundation
1355 Peachtree St NE, Suite 600, Atlanta GA 30309

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