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Robert P. Cunningham

August 27, 1941 ~ July 4, 2019 (age 77)

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Robert P Cunningham, age 77, of Wilmington, DE went up to the Lord on Thursday, July 4, 2019. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.

Robert started his career at Bancroft Mill. He then served 35 years on the Wilmington Fire Department, retiring as a Battalion Chief. He enjoyed spending time with his family, his beach home and fishing.

Robert leaves behind his beloved wife of 56 years, Bernadette. He also leaves behind his 5 children. Chris (Maureen, Molly & Shane), Elizabeth (Jim, Tom, Katie & Brian), Tom (Karen & Maggie), Jack (Cyndy) and Andy (Colleen, Bernadette, Kyle & Robert).

Robert will be missed but will always be remembered as a Wonderful Man.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 10 from 9-10:30 am at the Doherty Funeral Home, 1900 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE 19806, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in St. Ann Church, Gilpin Ave and Union Street. Burial will be in Cathedral Cemetery.

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July 10, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Wilmington
1900 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806

Mass of Christian Burial
July 10, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Ann Church
2013 Gilpin Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806

Interment following Mass
July 10, 2019

Cathedral Cemetery
2400 Lancaster Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805

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