Alvertus “Gene” Stevens, 83, went home to be with the Lord October 10, 2017. He was born February 12, 1934 in Troy, NY, son of the late Cyril and Mabel Stevens.

Gene served in the US Marine Corp during the Korean War and was a member of the DAV and American Legion.

He leaves behind to mourn his loss and celebrate his life his beloved wife of 61 years, Jacquelyn Stevens (Ross); daughter Linda, son Dale (Patricia), grandchildren Dale (Samantha), Aubre, and Tyler; great grandchildren Isabella, Cullen, and McKenzie.

A memorial service will be held at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE on Tuesday, October 17 at 11:00 with military honors. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Sunday Breakfast Mission, 110 N. Poplar Street, Wilmington, DE or the Salvation Army, 400 North Orange St., Wilm. DE 19801.