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1175 South State Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 734-2281
Fax: (302) 678-1176
Kathleen King

Kathleen M King (LaFrance)

Thursday, November 15th, 1923 - Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Kathleen M. King, age 96, formerly of Dover, DE died January 18, 2020 in Mount Sinai, NY. Born in Portland, ME she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ruth (Mc Glaughin) La France.

She moved to Dover, DE as a result of her husband serving in the US Air Force. Mrs. King
was an active member of the USO, DAF Base Chapel, DAF Base Hospital and the DAF Base Museum.

She also worked at the Base Child Care Center as a cook. Her most important job was being a mother of 6 children and a Military wife as she was most supportive of her husband and family while experiencing several moves throughout her husband’s career.

Kathleen is predeceased by her husband, Raymond Donald King and her eldest son Raymond David King. She is survived by her two sons, Oliver King of Dover, DE and James and wife Beth King of Frankford, DE, three daughters, Linda King of Glen Allen, VA, Brenda Landry of Beaufort, DC and Patricia and spouse Vito Carbonara of Mount Sinai, NY. Twelve Grandchildren, Krista Squires, Karen King, Matthew Landry, Samantha Landry, Ashley King, Jamie King, Erin King, Ryan King, Valentina Carbonara, Gabriella Carbonara, Francesca Carbonara and for Great-Grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 22 at Holy Cross Church, 631. S. State Street, Dover, DE 19901. Interment to follow at 11 a.m., at the Delaware Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 8:30am - 9:00am
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 8:30am - 9:00am
    Michael J. Ambruso Funeral Director, Inc.
    1175 S. State Street
    Dover, Delaware 19901
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 9:30am
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 9:30am
    Holy Cross Church
    631 S. State Street
    Dover, Delaware 19901
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    Fr. Idongesit Etim
  • Interment

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 11:00am
    Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery-Bear
    2465 Chesapeake City Road
    Bear, DE 19701
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Ollie, Krista, Karen, Andrew and Claire Anne

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In Memory of a Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother ,
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James King

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With love and hugs, Ashley and Jamie King
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Patricia carbonara

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Sent with love and remembrance to our devoted mother. Love,Ollie ,Jim , Beth, Linda, Brenda, Vito and Patti
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Sent with love and remembrance, we love you Nana Matthew, Lauren. Samantha, Justin
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The Maher Family

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King Family: We are all so sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother. We remember her energy, kindness, and her commitment to her community.
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