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Elizabeth M. (Braune) Bachman

February 2, 1950 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 70)

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Elizabeth M. Bachman, 70, of Wilmington, Delaware peacefully passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Betty was born in Wilmington on February 2, 1950, daughter of the late Benjamin and Margaret (Balbach) Braune.  A graduate of Corpus Christi High School, she was employed as a receptionist with Nationwide Insurance Company, having retired in 2015 after 40 years of dedicated service.  Betty was an avid Eagles and Phillies fan, a Three Stooges enthusiast, enjoyed watching Dark Shadows and reading books authored by Dean Koontz.

She was predeceased by her husband, Bob Barker.

Betty will be dearly missed by her son, Troy Bachman, her daughter-in-law, Janet Bachman, her grandson, Trayton Bachman.  In addition, she is survived by her brother, Bill Braune and his fiancée, Diane Carney, her sister, Marie Frances Grib, her brother-in-law, Joseph Grib, her nieces, Jennifer Palmer, Katie Ghione and Melissa Wich, and her best friend, Ken Izbiansky.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Monday, August 3 from 4:00-5:00PM, with a Catholic funeral service immediately following.  Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Betty may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720.

Funeral arrangements for Betty will be conducted in accordance with COVID-19 directives, which require mandatory face masks, social distancing and occupancy limits.


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August 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Catholic Funeral Service
August 3, 2020

5:00 PM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Private Interment


American Cancer Society - Delaware
PO Box 669, New Castle DE 19720
Web: https://www.cancer.org

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