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Shelly S. Dunner

January 15, 2021


Shelly Dunner, age 43, a beloved mother passed away peacefully on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Wilmington Hospital surrounded by family.

Shelly was born in 1977 in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of Sandy Seid (Glass) and Stephen Dunner. Shelly started working with children with special needs at a young age. Shelly was a camp counselor at Camp Manito, a summer camp for children and young adults (ages 3-21) with orthopedic disabilities. She graduated from the Brandywine High School in Wilmington, Delaware, and was actively working toward a degree in Special Education at Delaware Technical Community College. She had made the Dean’s List the last 3 semesters of her life. Shelly even became a painter in her own right, and after only a few months of doing so, her work was of a professional caliber.

Shelly is preceded in death by her daughter, Destiny Jade Berg 9/17/99 – 8/5/2002.The life of Destiny profoundly impacted many lives in so many positive ways. Shelly was incredibly inspired by her daughter’s life, causing her to focus her time afterwards to help open Exceptional Care for Children Delaware’s first and only pediatric skilled nursing facility. Shelly is also proceeded in death by her forever in-law father, Aaron Berg of Milford.

Shelly is survived by both her parents, Sandy and Stephen of Wilmington; her sister, Stacy Dunner of Wilmington; her forever in-laws, mother Eileen Berg of Newark, sister Maggie Fauver and niece Malinda Fauver of Newark, nephew Eric Fauver of Aston, brother Tim Berg, sister in-law Marissa Berg, and nephew Luke Berg of New Castle; the fathers of her children, David Domanski Jr. of Wilmington, and ex-husband Joseph Berg of Wilmington; her two children, Hope Berg of Wilmington and Jaydon Domanski of Wilmington; and her extended family and friends.

A service will be held graveside for Family and close friends at Barratt's Chapel 6362 Bay Rd, Frederica, DE 19946. It will occur on Saturday January 23rd at 11:00 am. Upon the service ending balloons will be released as bagpipes are played.  Balloons will not be provided, so please bring your own, as well as a mask.  The cemetery asks that guests stay in their vehicles until the start of the service. Social distancing is a must at the service and people are being asked to leave immediately after the balloon release.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Exceptional Care for Children, Make-A-Wish, or Camp Manito.

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The Dunner, Seid(Glass), Domanski, and Berg families would like to thank relatives and friends for all the prayers and support during these stressful times.

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