Sara Virginia "Gina" Bachman
AGE: 87 • Wilmington
Sara Virginia "Gina" Bachman, age 87, died Saturday, July 9, 2016 at home.
Born to the late Howard and Anna Powel in Miami, FL, Gina was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Aside from raising her seven children, Gina was devoted to her church, and did a lot of volunteer work. In her spare time she enjoyed reading, puzzles, sewing, needlework, and working in her garden tending her flowers.
Gina was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, of 67 years in 2015, as well as her daughter Jane Kerns. She is survived by her children, Diane Thompson (John), William J. Bachman (Judy), Barbara Barton (Kim), James Bachman, Richard Bachman (Sue), Virginia Shaw; son-in-law Kenneth Kerns; 21 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and two brothers Wesley Powel and Donald Powel.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, July 14 at 1:30 pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4701 Weldin Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803 where friends are invited to call after 12:30 pm. Entombment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in Gina's name to Catholic Charities, 2601 W. 4th St. Wilmington, DE 19805 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 248 East Chestnut Hill Rd., Suite 4, Newark, DE 19713
Published by The News Journal from Jul. 11 to Jul. 13, 2016.
William C. Bachman
1923–2015 (m. 1948)
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