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Alfred Patton English III  

Alfred Patton English III

September 24, 1960 – May 18, 2016

Alfred Patton English III, age 55, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

Pat was born in Salem, New Jersey on September 24, 1960 and was the son of Alfred Patton English II and Kathleen “Kay” (McManus) Bartlett. A graduate of Pennsville High School, he worked for the Town Of Pennsville, NJ, retiring after over 20 years of service.

Pat was a loyal and avid fan of all of the Philadelphia sports teams. He had a wonderful, dry sense of humor – always focusing on the many things he could do and never on his limitations. His niece Brooke was a great source of comfort to him and also provided great care to him during his illness.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred II and step father, Bill Bartlett. Pat is survived by his mother, Kay with whom he lived; sister, Sherry Sweetman (Ronald); nieces, Brooke Alston and Kate and Lauren Sweetman; step mother, Elizabeth English; step brothers, Richard Wilber and Andrew Wilber; step sisters, Deborah Wilber and Peggy Foster; and aunt, Shirley Beasley.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Tuesday morning, May 24, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11:30 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Pat’s memory may be made to the A.I. duPont Hospital for Children Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, 1600 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803.

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  1. norman gabay, May 21, 2016

    My deepest sympathies are with you and your family.Surely, no words can describe the pain of losing a loved one in death, especially one so young. Rest assured though, that the Bible promises at John 5vs.28and29 a sure resurrection for all those we have lost.

  2. E.M. Hubler, May 21, 2016

    My sincere sympathy to the family and friends of “Pat” English, III. It is a sad time, and to perhaps bring some comfort, I would like to share that our Creator is not indifferent to our suffering. He will soon provide a complete solution. You can read this promise, in your copy of the Bible, at Isaiah 25:8 and Revelation 21:3,4.

  3. Barbara English Cunningham, May 22, 2016

    I am so sorry to learn of Patrick’s passing…I remember babysitting him when he was just a baby.

  4. Paula Krumm, May 22, 2016

    Kay, Pat was one of my favorite students. Thought and Prayers are with you. Paula

  5. Nancy Parris, May 25, 2016

    Kay and family. Mom and I were very sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. He is now out of pain, but that doesn’t make it any easier, as I well know. It isn’t easy to bury your son, as we both have.
    Mom and I wanted to come to the service, but we were already committed to Meals on Wheels at the same time. As you know, you are considered family to both of us. Hope to see you soon. Love you.


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