Obituaries

Ella Winder
B: 1923-08-21
D: 2018-02-12
View Details
Winder, Ella
Elsie Strohlein
B: 1917-02-17
D: 2018-02-12
View Details
Strohlein, Elsie
Howard Allen
B: 1945-12-22
D: 2018-02-12
View Details
Allen, Howard
Wilbert Jones
B: 1953-08-03
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Jones, Wilbert
Stanley Morris
B: 1943-04-19
D: 2018-02-10
View Details
Morris, Stanley
Parker Teagle
B: 1928-05-20
D: 2018-02-09
View Details
Teagle, Parker
Pedro Rivera
B: 1942-10-24
D: 2018-02-09
View Details
Rivera, Pedro
Bennie Dunn
B: 1941-04-22
D: 2018-02-08
View Details
Dunn, Bennie
Fannie Armwood
B: 1937-12-06
D: 2018-02-08
View Details
Armwood, Fannie
Clarissa Crevda
B: 1931-11-23
D: 2018-02-08
View Details
Crevda, Clarissa
Mark Isler
B: 1961-07-23
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Isler, Mark
Herbert Brown
B: 1940-07-31
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Brown, Herbert
Robert Bell
B: 1928-11-09
D: 2018-02-07
View Details
Bell, Robert
Gretchen Taylor
B: 1969-07-21
D: 2018-02-06
View Details
Taylor, Gretchen
William Caulk
B: 1951-08-19
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Caulk, William
Gary Willey
B: 1964-10-26
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Willey, Gary
Gregory Jenkins
B: 1974-06-11
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Jenkins, Gregory
William Dill
B: 1930-05-12
D: 2018-02-04
View Details
Dill, William
Delonia Copper
B: 1942-07-07
D: 2018-02-04
View Details
Copper, Delonia
Viola Spencer
B: 1932-11-17
D: 2018-02-04
View Details
Spencer, Viola
Mary Ratledge
B: 1955-08-13
D: 2018-02-04
View Details
Ratledge, Mary

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
717 West Division Street
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 678-8747
Fax: (302) 744-9350

View Our Caskets

Click here to view a listing of our available caskets.

View Our Urns

Click here to view our available urns.

About Cremation

Click here to learn more about cremation options.

Find Us On Facebook

Click here to connect to our Facebook page.
The Grieving Process - Bennie Smith Funeral Home

Contact
Us

The Grieving Process

When we experience a major loss, grief is the normal and natural way our mind and body react. Everyone grieves differently. And at the same time there are common patterns people tend to share.

For example, someone experiencing grief usually moves through a series of emotional stages, such as shock, numbness, guilt, anger and denial. And physical responses are typical also. They can include: sleeplessness, inability to eat or concentrate, lack of energy, and lack of interest in activities previously enjoyed.

Time always plays an important role in the grieving process. As the days, weeks and months go by, the person who is experiencing loss moves through emotional and physical reactions that normally lead toward acceptance, healing and getting on with life as fully as possible.

Sometimes a person can become overwhelmed or bogged down in the grieving process. Serious losses are never easy to deal with, but someone who is having trouble beginning to actively re-engage in life after a few months should consider getting professional help. For example, if continual depression or physical symptoms such as loss of appetite, inability to sleep, or chronic lack of energy persists, it is probably time to see a doctor.

Sign up to receive local news from Bennie Smith








Our Services

Loading Services ...
Search Our Tributes

Click here to have our funeral service notifications delivered to your email

Providing your email address will allow us to notify you of recent obituaries.

Pre-Arrangement

Dying is one of the few events in life that's certain to occur, yet one we rarely plan for. Should we spend more time preparing for vacation than we do our last days on this Earth?

Book of Memories ™

The pinnacle of memorialization, anybody can take advantage of this service by creating an account and a book to memorialize loved ones.

Our Affiliations: