DOVER, Del. – Patricia Ann Ference, 72, died peacefully Sunday, May 4, 2008, at her daughter Ann’s home. Mrs. Ference was born Dec. 5, 1935, in Old Town, daughter of the late Frederick and Corinne (LaBelle) Paul. She moved to Dover, Del., in 1988. Mrs. Ference was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Robert and Eugene Paul; her sister, Dorothy Morgan, all of Old Town; and a brother, Joseph Paul of Roslindale, Mass. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Clarence “Bud” Ference of Dover, Del.; two daughters, Ann Dombrowski and her husband, Robert, of Dover, Del., and Corinne Burgholzer and her husband, Richard, of Clayton, Del.; two sons, John Ference and his wife, Donna, of Hahira, Ga., and Joseph Ference and his wife, Cherie, of Dover, Del.; two sisters, Phyllis Nason and Laurie Cammack, both of Bangor; six grandchildren, Joseph Ference Jr. and his wife, Cassie, Patrick Ference, Laurie Ann and Patricia Dombrowski, all of Dover, Del., Danny Holmes and his wife, Monica, of Clayton, Del., and Stephaine Ference of Hahira, Ga.; and two great-grandchildren, Zackary and Allyson Holmes of Clayton, Del., and Areianna of Dover, Del. A celebration of life will be held noon Wednesday, May 7 at Luther Towers, 430 Kings Highway, Building 1, Dover, Del. Letters of condolence may be sent and guest book signed at