Wilma E. Fye, 88


Wilma E. Fye, 88, of Selbyville, Del., and formerly of Mt Airy, Md., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at Harrison Senior Living of Georgetown, Del. Fye was born in Connellsville, Pa., daughter of the late Frank Cavanaugh and Emma (Dillinger) Cavanaugh.

She retired from Montgomery County (Md.) government as an elementary school health room aide. In her free time, Fye enjoyed baking, ceramics, sewing, crocheting and attending yard sales.

Fye was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Max R. Fye, who passed away on Oct. 19, 2016. She is survived by two sons, Mark B. Fye and his wife, Alice, of Louisa, Va., and Gregg S. Fye and his wife, Helen, of Mt. Airy; a daughter, Karen F. Drescher and her husband, Steve, of Selbyville; a brother, Everett Cavanaugh of Bloomingdale, Ill.; 16 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In honor of the “angels” at VITAS Hospice, memorial contributions may be made to VITAS Hospice; 20773 Professional Park Blvd.; Georgetown, DE 19947. Condolences may be sent online at www.bishophastingsfh.com.