Alice Mae Hartnett
September 15, 1929 – November 18, 2014
Alice Mae Hartnett, age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.
Alice was born in Wilmington, Delaware on September 15, 1929, and was a daughter of the late Clinton H. Mitchell and Catherine E. Green Mitchell. After retiring from B & M Meats, she went on to serve the citizens of New Castle as crossing guard for 10 years.
Alice was a lifetime member of Mt. Salem United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for over 40 years. She loved traveling to the beaches of Wildwood, NJ and Rehoboth and especially enjoyed taking trips to see her children in Florida and Ohio. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Alice will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 1 sister. Alice is survived by her husband, Leonard; children, Catherine Jordan (Robert), Mary Alice Gainey (Gerald), Margaret Smith (Raymond), Leonard Hartnett (Brenda), John Hartnett (Karen) and Timothy Hartnett (Stacey); 18 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, November 22, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Alice’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.