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Angeline Mae Solway

April 13, 1932 ~ June 23, 2018 (age 86)
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Angeline Mae Solway, age 86, of Dover, Delaware, passed away peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

Mrs. Solway was born on April 13, 1932 in Alden, New York, the daughter of the late Vernon Zehr and Verna (Schrock) Zehr.

Angeline grew up in Bridgeville, Delaware and attended Lancaster Mennonite High School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She also attended Milford School of Nursing at Milford Hospital and graduated as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. She started her career in the Delaware Division at Wilmington in Labor and Delivery and finished her 35-year nursing career through Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals simultaneously, retiring in September of 1997.

Angeline enjoyed volunteering for Smyrna School District Book Store, and the Smyrna Public Library. She was an avid reader, enjoyed traveling, attending dinner theaters, and ballet performances. More than anything, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her late husband, Barry Richard Solway, Sr.; her brothers, Robert Zehr and Vernon Zehr; and her sister, Joyce Maust.

She is survived by her three children, Alethea Twardus and her husband Daniel of Dover, Delaware, Barry Solway, Jr. of Boulder, Colorado, and Christina Pusey and her husband Craig of Seaford, Delaware; her grandchildren, Aaron Solway, Matthew Twardus, Carl Solway, Colin Twardus, Rayne Lawrence, Rose Solway, Hunter Twardus, and Isabella Twardus; her great granddaughter, Lunafreya Endres-Solway; and her sisters, Violet, Phyllis, Edith, Alma, and Ester.

A visitation will be held from 3 to 4 pm on Friday, July 6, 2018 in the Faries Funeral Chapel, located at 29 South Main Street in Smyrna.

Memorial services will begin at 4 pm.

A reception will follow on the Faries premises following the services.

Burial will be privately held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro, Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, the family is establishing a dollar-for-dollar matching fund to the Alzheimer’s Association of America, so that every contribution given will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the family. Details and instructions on the matching fund will be forthcoming. 

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