Ada B. Fitzwater Bradley
April 27, 1939 – July 31, 2018
Ada B. Fitzwater Bradley, age 79, of Millsboro, DE and formerly of New Castle, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
Born in Fayetteville, WV, on April 27, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Royal L. and Evelyn M. (Peters) Redden. Ada worked for Morton Salt Company in Newark, DE as a packer for 18 years.
She was a proud member of the Colonial VFW Ladies Auxiliary 838 in Port Penn. Ada loved family gatherings. She enjoyed sewing, baking and making her famous fudge.
In addition to her parents, Ada was preceded in death by her first husband, Shirley G. Fitzwater and second husband, Dixon B. Bradley. She is survived by her children, Theresa M. Preston (Joseph A.) of Millsboro and Darrell W. Fitzwater (Wendy Wagner-Fitzwater) of New Castle; siblings, Betty Richmond of Sandstone, WV and Royal S. Redden of TN; grandchildren, Shawn, Shannon, Jonathon, Kyler and Nicholas; 8 great grandchildren; and step-grandchildren, Rebecca, Alexandria, Holly and Brandee.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff of Delaware Hospice for the exceptional care and support received during Ada’s illness.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ada’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, #205, New Castle, DE 19720 or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963