Anne Rose Drain
July 10, 1925-May 15, 2016
Anne Rose Drain, age 90, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family, on Sunday, May 15, 2016.
Born in Little Ferry, NJ on July 10, 1925, Anne was a daughter of the late Dominic and Rose Verdi. She devoted her life to caring for her family and was a talented homemaker.
A woman of strong faith, Anne possessed a deep sense of spirituality. She was a dedicated and active member of Faith City Family Church where she enjoyed being a greeter for many years. An avid gardener, Anne adored working in her yard and tending to her flowers. She was a nurturing grandmother and great grandmother who lovingly helped to raise many of her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Anne was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James A. Drain, Sr., a daughter, Carol Ann Drain and 11 of her siblings. She is survived by her children, James A. Drain, Jr., Kevin S. Drain, Cynthia S. Richman and Robin L. Smith; sister, Betty “Mary” Vorisek; 15 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and 1 great great granddaughter.
A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday afternoon, May 19, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 1 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Anne’s memory may be made to Seasons Hospice of Delaware, 220 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.