Wilmington Morning News
Wilmington Morning News
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Description: Dr. Wiltbank Dies Beebe Hospital Lewes August 15, 1975 :

Date: August 16 1975

Newspaper published in: Wilmington

Source: newspaper

Page/Column: Sussex County Deaths

Lewes, August 16, 1975 :

Dr. Gilbert Mariner Wiltbank , age 79, of 15 DeVries, died yesterday, August 15th in the Beebe Hospital of Lewes, after a short illness. Dr. Wiltbank was born in Lewes January 8, 1896, his father was Edward
Wooten Wiltbank and his mother DeLima Russell Wiltbank both of Lewes. He was the grandson of Cornelius
Robert Wiltbank and Lettie Joseph Wiltbank. On June 15, 1918 he married Margaret O'Donnell of Philadelphia
who died in 1971. Margaret is buried in the Lewes Presbyterian Cemetery.

Dr. Wiltbank practiced dentistry in Lewes since 1918, 50 years or more. He was a WWI veteran.

He is survived by a son, Gilbert Mariner Wiltbank, Jr., of Wilminton and a daughter Kathleen Metcalf of
Alexandria, Virginia, two sisters Mildred Morris and Helen Manning, both of Lewes, one grandchild
and two great-grand-children.

There was no viewing, service by Atkins Funeral Home with burial in Lewes Presbyterian Cemetery.


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