Dorothy W. McCaffery, age 98, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in Pinnacle Rehabilitation & Health Center.
Mrs. McCaffery was born in Wilmington, DE on October, 28, 1919 and was the daughter of the late Louis (Sr.) and Anna May (Lightcap) Way. Dot worked for the DuPont Company before becoming devoted to her family. She was talented in knitting, crocheting, baking and ceramics. She was a lifelong member of First & Central Presbyterian Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Charles B. McCaffery, Sr., who passed away in 2000; brothers, Walter, Ellwood, Louis (Jr.) Way, and sisters, Edith Brown, Ann Bartels and Ethel Meredith.
She is survived by daughters, Cynthia M. and Paul A. Kastner of New Castle, Susan J. and James J. Gestwicki of Townsend, Dorothy A. Stockman of Milford and son and daughter-in-law Charles B. (Jr.) and Stephanie L. McCaffery of Newark, sister Evelyn McKinnon, 11 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews all cherished by her.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Pinnacle Rehabilitation & Health Center in Smyrna, DE who helped care for Dorothy when she could not.
Visitation will be Tuesday, afternoon February 13, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy at Duncan Road, Wilmington, DE where a Funeral Service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sunday Breakfast Mission, P. O Box 352, Wilmington, DE 19899.
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