Candice Ruth Maio
Mrs. Candice Ruth Maio, age 64, of Newark, DE, died on Thursday, December 9, 2010, at Christiana Hospital.
Mrs. Maio was born in Ligonier, PA, on September 13, 1946, daughter of the late Lloyd Johnson and Muriel Waugh Johnson. She was a graduate of Ligonier High School and would go on to attend Goldey Beacom College.
A talented homemaker throughout her life, Mrs. Maio was a wonderful cook and delighted in preparing delicious meals for family and friends. She was a gifted craft artist as well who enjoyed all types of artistic and creative projects. She had been a member of AA for the past 23 years.
Mrs. Maio truly cared for others and will be deeply missed by the many people who loved her. She is survived by her devoted husband, James A. Maio; son, James A. Maio, Jr. and daughter-in-law, Holly; grandchildren, Kieran, Aedan, and Simon; siblings, Carol Johnson, Judy Mulgrew, Alan Johnson, Karen Cunningham, Holly Warren, and Melody Geiger; mother-in-law, Corrinne Maio; sister-in-law, Barbara Manchester; close friends, Sandy Lott, who was her AA sponsor, Marsha Cornibe, Margaret Rafal, Annette and Harry Giffear, Carol and Robert Bredahl, and Janet Russell; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Elise Johnson, and brother, Lloyd Johnson, Jr.
A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Wednesday, December 15th, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where visitation will begin at 10 am. At Mrs. Maios request, the family asks that everyone attending wear the color red.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE 19720.
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