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Anita A. Oliver

May 31, 1959 ~ August 8, 2019 (age 60)

Anita Oliver was born May 31, 1959 in Wilmington, Delaware; she went home to be with the Lord quietly in her sleep on Thursday, August 8, 2019.  She was the daughter of the late Dorothy Spencer and James Leroy Spencer.

She received her early education in the public schools of Wilmington, Delaware and received her high school diploma from Conrad High School.  She continued her education and received an Associate’s Degree, and later became a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).  

Anita was employed by the Delaware Veterans Hospital as an LPN for 20 years. She was a devout Christian who loved watching TBN and contributed on a regular basis. She enjoyed catalog shopping. She would order very unique and personalized gifts for family and have it delivered to their home.  She never forgot a birthday and Christmas was her favorite holiday.   

She loved her cat LyLy, that was her baby. All her cats were considered her children.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Muriel Spencer-Stewart.

Anita leaves to cherish her memory:  her loving husband, Milton J. Oliver; siblings, Glenda Frederick, Jacqueline McLaurin, Christine DuBose (Miichael), Darlene Spencer, Patricia Spencer, Sharon Spencer and Florence Garnett; one aunt, Delores Spencer, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Her Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Newark Church of Christ, 91 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE, 19713. There will be a viewing from 9:00 – 10:45 am only.

Her interment will be in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE 19805.

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