J. Herbert Fenimore
Age 63, of Wilmington,
DE passed away at his home on Friday, August 17, 2001,
surrounded by his loving family and friends.
Mr. Fenimore was co-owner
and President of B&F Towing Co., Inc., New Castle,
DE for 35 years.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, Harvey C., Sr. and Annie F. Fenimore,
his nephew, Philip R. Fenimore, and sister-in-law, Bettie
He is survived by his
wife of 41 years, Kathleen Redmond Fenimore; sons and
daughters-in-law, James H., Jr. and Marie, Wayne R.
and Michelle, and daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa M.
and Michael Cassidy, and Karen E. and John Pinter, all
of Wilmington, DE; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harvey
C., Jr. and Donald R. of Dover, DE, Robert D. and Carol
of Middletown, DE, Roger A. and Susanna of Chadds Ford,
PA, Henry W. and Johnnie Sue of Newark, DE, and Randall
B. and Deborah of Lewes, DE; sisters and brothers-in-law
, Phyllis F. and Charles Campbell, Sr., Audrey F. Serge,
Ellen J. and James Harkness, Sr., and Evelyn J. F. and
Edward Callahan, Jr., all of Wilmington, DE; his seven
beloved grandchildren, Michael J., Shannon and Patrick
Cassidy; Rachel, Ryan, Matthew and Christopher Fenimore
of Wilmington; and numerous devoted nieces, nephews,
cousins and relatives.
Mr. Fenimore, a member
of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, was also
a member of the Delaware Towing Association, Towing
Recovery Association of America (TRAA), Delaware Motor
Transport Association, Delaware Auto and Truck Recyclers
Association, Automotive Recyclers Association, honorary
lifetime member of Cranston Heights and Millcreek Fire
Companies, charter member of The Cluster Buster Hot
Rod Club of Cranston Heights, President of B&F Racing
Team, Inc., and an avid fan of NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt,
Herbie was a devoted
husband, father, grandfather and dear friend to many
including strangers in need to whom he showed kindness,
generosity and compassion. His greatest joy was spending
time with his family and playing with his grandchildren.
Relatives and friends
are invited to his Life Celebration on Thursday, August
23, 2001, 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic
Church, 2503 Centerville Road, Wilmington, DE. Calling
hours on Wednesday evening will be from 6:00 p.m. to
9:00 p.m. at McCrery Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway,
Wilmington, DE. Interment at All Saints Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers,
the family suggests contributions to Delaware Hospice,
Inc., 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE; St. Catherine
of Siena Catholic Church; Multiple Sclerosis Society,
Delaware Chapter, Two Mill Road, Wilmington, DE.