Alfred A. Marcozzi
Mr. Alfred A. Marcozzi, age 90, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2011.
A native Delawarean, Mr. Marcozzi was born in New Castle on September 15, 1921, son of the late Pasquale Marcozzi and Francesca DeNardis Marcozzi. He proudly served his country in the US Navy during World War II. In civilian life, he owned and operated the Concord Pike Gulf Station for 30 years until his retirement in 1981. He later accepted positions with Belak Florist and the Comstock Corporation.
A devout Catholic, Mr. Marcozzi was a longtime member of Holy Family parish. He was also active in the Newark Senior Center for many years.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marie J. Blansfield Marcozzi, in 2010, and by five siblings. He is survived by his children, Sandra Reardon (Joseph) of Newark, Cynthia McDaniel (Ken) of Lexington, KY, Valerie Foster (Steven) of Munich, Germany, and Gregory Marcozzi (Jan) of Bear; eight grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 8:15 am to 9:15 am on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:45 am at Holy Family R.C. Church, E. Chestnut Hill and Gender Roads, Newark. Interment will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Road, Newark, DE 19713. Mark donations for building fund.