2018-05-16 / Obituaries

Frank Dilley

Frank B. Dilley died April 13, 2018 following a surgery. He was 86.

Frank B. Dilley and Jane Long, married in the New Kingston Presbyterian church in 1983, spent many summers on the New Kingston farm owned by Jane’s parents, Frank and Blanch Long.

Frank helping his father-inlaw and neighbors with summer haying and harvesting. Frank graduated from Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University in New York City and went on to a long career teaching in higher education in Massachusetts, Illinois, and lastly in Delaware. He chaired the Department of Philosophy at the University of Delaware for over 30 years growing it to over a dozen full time faculty.

Upon his retirement, he and Jane moved to a Continuing Care Retirement Community (Jenner’s Pond) in West Grove, PA in 2007.

He is survived by his wife Jane, his three grown children, Carol, Kathryn and Brian, and six grandchildren.

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