Anna B. Sentman, age 88, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
She was born and raised in Christiana and was the daughter of the late Rachel (Stafford) and John T. Burge. Anna graduated from Newark HS in 1946. She was a homemaker and a member of Christ United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Dorcas Class and taught Sunday School. She enjoyed entertaining her grandchildren at the summer home on the Indian River, DE. Anna was also an avid bird watcher and enjoyed baking cookies.
Her husband of 47 years, Frank M., died in 1999. She is survived by her 2 children, Bruce K., Sr. (Mary Ann) of Millsboro and Beverly S. Shirk (Alex) of New Holland, PA; a brother, Paul Burge of Bear and 7 grandchildren and a great granddaughter. Anna is also preceded in death by her daughter Barbara L. Marta and 2 brothers, Ralph and Charles Burge.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, May 10, from 10:30 to 11:30 am at McCrery and Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington where a funeral service will follow at 11:30 am. Burial will be in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.
In honor of Anna’s love for the color pink, the family request all attending to please wear attire with pink or with pink accents.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Dr., Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.
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