Beatrice S. Hunter, 85

Beatrice Street Hunter, 85, of Millsboro, Del., passed away and went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Coastal Hospice in Salisbury, Md. She was born Dec. 13, 1931, to the late Carlos and Myrtle Street.

Hunter received her education at Warrick 204 in Millsboro Del., Millsboro Seventh Day Adventist School, Pine Forge Institute in Pine Forge, Pa., Oakwood College in Huntsville, Ala., and Business Administration School in Lincoln, Neb. Prior to retiring, she worked for the Medical Examiner’s Office in Philadelphia as a pathologist administrative assistant.

Hunter and her husband returned to Delaware in 1980. She became vice president of Street’s Bus Service, and co-owner and was secretary for Street-Hunter Rentals, both in Millsboro. She was also a member of the First Millsboro Seventh Day Adventist Church in Millsboro.

Hunter was a collector of vintage dolls and stuffed animals. She enjoyed camping, traveling, shopping and spending quality time with her husband of 49 years, Wade J. Hunter, who survives her. She is also survived by her goddaughter, Judith Tunnell; son-in-law, Linden Tunnell; a special cousin, Evan Norwood of Harbeson, Del.; two sisters-in-law who were loved like sisters, Elizabeth Johnson and her husband, Walter, of Fayetteville, N.C., Albertine Brown and her husband, Callis, of Sloatsburg, N.Y.; a special sister-in-law, Ernestine Hunter of Rocky Mount, N.C.; special friends Cathy Hall of Frankford, Del., Albert Clark of Salisbury, Md., Alana Zacrociemski, Leslie Butler, Sharon Jackson, Cheryl Pritchett, Craig Wright, Jeff Hopkins and Trevor Harmon, all of Millsboro, Meredith Showell of Landsdown, Fla., Denise Vann of Newport News, Va., Earl and Elaine Sessoms of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and several other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She will be greatly missed.

A graveside service was planned for March 26, 2017, at First Millsboro Seventh Day Adventist Church cemetery in Millsboro, Del., officiated by the Rev. Henry Fordham. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to the Millsboro Seventh Day Adventist Church; 30007 Cordrey Rd.; Millsboro, DE 19966. Condolences may be sent online at