Ann F. McElhinney
June 1, 1956 – April 5, 2015
Ann F. McElhinney, age 58, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Born in Wilmington, DE on June 1, 1956, Ann was the daughter of Charles Pernot and Frances (Keenan) Pernot. She was raised in New Castle, attended St. Peter’s School and was a graduate of William Penn High School. Ann worked for the DuPont Company and Avon before accepting a position as an office manager with Spacecon LLC located in New Castle.
Ann enjoyed trips to the Outer Banks, taking road trips and date nights with her husband. She spent many happy hours in her yard birdwatching. An avid supporter of QVC, Ann liked shopping with the company. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who spoke her mind on topics she felt strongly about. Her boisterous spirit will be missed.
Ann was preceded in death by her father, Charles. She is survived by her beloved husband of 22 years, James McElhinney; mother, Frances; daughters, Frannie Tucker and Kerrie Kettner; grandchild, Alex Tucker; and her 22 year old faithful feline companion, Penny.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday morning, April 11, 2015, 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 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ann’s memory may be sent to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd Street, Ste. 1100, New York, NY 10016.