AUDREY B. HATFIELD
Audrey B. Hatfield, devoted wife, mother and grandmother of Wilmington, DE peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on January 19, 2017.
Born in 1935 in Allentown, PA, she was the daughter of Edward R. Bohlen and Katharine P. Peters.
She married Richard G. Hatfield on June 25, 1955 in Allentown, PA. In 1965, Audrey and Richard moved to Wilmington, DE.
Audrey was the life of the party. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family with a glass of wine in hand. She always had time to talk with anyone nearby, and loved to share stories and jokes. Audrey was a talented interior decorator. She enjoyed antiques, knitting, making jewelry, and playing bridge and board games. Audrey especially looked forward to winters in Bonita Springs, FL and summers in Stone Harbor, NJ and Bethany Beach, DE. She was a volunteer for the Junior Board of Wilmington and was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her husband, Richard G. Hatfield of Wilmington, DE; her brother, Jack R. Bohlen of Lake Forest, IL; her four children: Gregory S. Hatfield (Patricia) of Owings Mills, MD; Jeffrey S. Hatfield (Marianne) of Milford, CT; Jamie H. Hickey (Jonathan) of Garnet Valley, PA; and John E. “Jed” Hatfield (Elizabeth) of Media, PA; her eleven grandchildren: Katelin E. Hatfield of Washington, DC; Joshua M. Hatfield of San Francisco, CA; Alexandra M. Hatfield of Milford, CT; Jeffrey S. Hatfield II of Atlanta, GA; Brandon R. Hickey of Garnet Valley, PA; Christopher R. Hickey of Garnet Valley, PA; K. Britt Hickey of Garnet Valley, PA; Patrick J. Hatfield of Philadelphia, PA; Samantha H. Moore (Patrick) of Media, PA; Jacob R. Hatfield of Media, PA; and Sara K. Hatfield of Media, PA.
Audrey was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Robert E. Bohlen of Allentown, PA.
A memorial service for Audrey Hatfield will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1502 W. 13th Street, Wilmington, DE on Tuesday January 24 at 1 PM. After the service, the family will receive guests at a memorial tea at the church. Interment at Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery will be private.
In support of scholarships for Wilmington youth, the family kindly suggests memorial contributions in Audrey’s name be made to Rotary Club of Wilmington Educational Foundation, PO Box 685, Wilmington, DE 19899. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.mccreryandharra.com