In Memory

Norma Lee Knox

Norma Lee Knox of Newark, DE passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. She was born in 1936 to the late Walter and Edna (French) Foraker.

Norma was a graduate of Newark High School Class of 1954. She was a homemaker prior to pursuing a career with the Christina School District as a baker and eventually a manager of several elementary school cafeterias. Norma was dedicated to the Firefighters Ladies Auxiliary at the local and county levels. She was a life member of the Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company Ladies Auxiliary with 53 years of active service, holding offices such as President, Treasurer, and Director Emeritus, as well as Assistant Treasurer and Treasurer for the New Castle County Firefighter Ladies Auxiliary. Norma also enjoyed many other interests including being an avid bowler at Blue Hen Lanes, and a very creative soul, she custom decorated cakes, loved flower arranging, and often amazed family and friends with her beautiful paintings.

In addition to her parents, Norma is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Raymond; their daughter, Sharon Skidmore; and her brother, Warren Foraker. She is survived by her son, James Knox (Rosa Nolan), son-in-law Stephen Skidmore, grandchildren; Jennifer Scott (Jon), Stephanie Skidmore, Michael Knox, and Deborah Knox, great-grandchildren; Gavin Ward, Dylan Skidmore and Brantley Scott, and several nieces and nephews.

Raymond "Jiggy" Knox

The Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company regrets to announce the passing of Raymond "Jiggy" Knox. Mr. Knox was a volunteer for 54 years and held the positions of Ladder Captain, Fire Police Captain, Treasurer, and Director. Please see the below link to the obituary and funeral arrangements.

Raymond Knox Obituary


John Bonner

The Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company regrets to announce the passing of Life Member John Bonner. Mr. Bonner was an active volunteer for over 50 years and held the positions of Assistant Chief, Chief Engineer, Director, and Fire Police Officer. Please see the below link for the obituary and funeral arrangements.

John Bonner Obituary

Charles "Freddy" Luderitz

The Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company regrets to announce the passing of Life Member Charles "Freddy" Luderitz. Please see the below link for the obituary and for arrangements.

Obituary and Arrangements