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“Chris was a wonderful caring co worker at St. Anthony School. Rest in Peace friend. Sympathy to daughter and son and family. Anita DiSimplico ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Anita DiSimplico

“We were so sorry to hear about Chris's passing. What a lovely person she was. MI first met Chris at Hercules. We met up again at St. Anthony's...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Genevieve Igo - Wilmington, DE

“My prayers and thoughts to the Obara family. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Paul ELDRIDGE - Newark, DE

“My thoughts and prayers are with the O'Bara family. May God give you the strength and courage to move forward on this sad journey. ...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Tritelli - Newark, DE

“To Dr. Elizabeth Obara-Piedramartel and the Obara Family:Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not heal. As you go through this difficult time be...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Pinkett - Baltimore, MD

“SAMSON FAMILY SENDS CONDOLENCES TO OBARA FAMILY....FRANK/ROSALIE WERE KIND TO OUR FAMILY WHEN WE MOVED TO DELAWARE 1955...LOTS OF CHERISHED MEMORIES...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: ARNIE SHER SAMSON - TOWNSEND, DE


7 of 8 | Posted by: BEVERLY/ARNIE SHER SAMSON

“Christine, you were always so kind to me and our grandchildren loved you deeply. You stepped in for me at a time when I needed it most and I will...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Steelman - Greenville, NC


Christine Weiss Obara, age 76, of Wilmington, Delaware, formerly of Lansford, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 17, 2017 in her home.

She attended Lansford High School, and graduated from Goldey Beacom College in 1958. After working at Hercules, Inc., she served as the secretary at St. Anthony of Padua Grade School for more than 25 years. A true woman of faith, she was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church and loved to sing hymns. She enjoyed entertaining, celebrating holidays, birdwatching, and country music, as well as spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Emma Weiss, brother Charles William, and her husband of 46 years, Frank Obara, Jr. Her warm smile, caring spirit, and loving generosity will be missed and cherished by her beloved family: her sister Carol Robichaud of Wilmington, her children Frank Obara III of Wilmington and Elizabeth Obara Piedramartel of Baltimore, and their spouses (Paige Obara and Abdel Piedramartel) and children (Charles and Leyna Obara and Nathaniel and Gabriel Piedramartel).

A Visitation will be held at Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 901 N. duPont St., Wilmington. Interment will follow the Mass at All Saints Cemetery, Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington.