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“Rest in our Lord!!! may you know how much you were loved and will be missed. Debbie Depta ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Deota - Seafird, DE

“I will always carry Maryanne in my thoughts and my heart. She was a true gift from God. Loving and caring for her ministry. And her fellow DRE's. ....Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Depta - Seaford, DE

“I will miss you, MaryAnne. You were one of the nicest people I know. Always concerned about how you were doing. I will never forget your kindness to...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Donna Price - Wilmington, DE

“Marianne and I were friends for many years. She was a great person and enjoyed a good time. She was a happy person. I hope she did not suffer....Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Judy Scranton - Lafayette Hill, PA

“I'm very sorry for your loss. May God strengthen you for the days ahead. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Nicole B

“My thought and prayers are with you.Sorry I am unable to attend the funeral.Loved the times I was with Maryanne.a thoughtful and kind person.Peace...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sister Jane Small - hanover, PA

“I am shocked and sad to learn of Maryanne's "leave-taking" into eternal life.I have known her for years in her religious education ministry and we...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Louise Chesley-Cora - DE


Maryanne Bemiller, age 74, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at her home.

Maryanne was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Thomas P. and Mary (Bowdren) Bemiller. She graduated from Bishop Egan High School in Fairless Hills, PA in 1961. She attended Chestnut Hill College from 1963 to 1972, graduating as a Sister of St. Joseph with a B.S. Degree in Education.

Maryanne then earned a Masters Degree in Religious Education from LaSalle University in 1989.

Maryanne was the Director of Religious Education at several parishes in the Wilmington area, most recently at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine where she retired in 2016. She was a great supporter of Faithful Friends Animal Society in Wilmington.

Maryanne is survived by her brothers: Thomas (Janine) of West Chester, PA and Paul (Bebe) of Broomall, PA., 2 nieces, 3 nephews, 1 great-niece and 3 great-nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Joseph's on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Rd, Greenville, DE 19807. A visitation will be held at the church prior to the mass from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. Interment will follow the mass in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution in Maryanne's memory may be made to St. Joseph's Villa, 110 West Wissahickon Ave, Flourtown, PA 19031.