Caroline W. Neal
Mrs. Caroline W. Neal, age 85, of New Castle, DE, passed away Friday, July 2, 2010 at Christiana Hospital.
Born in Bear, DE on April 26, 1925, Mrs. Neal was the daughter of the late William H. Walther and Dora Thorp Walther. After a long career, Mrs. Neal retired from WSFS which afforded her the opportunity to offer her services as a volunteer as an Ombudsman with the State of Delaware. Additionally, she was a member of the Bear Ladies Club, the Claymore Quilting Group, and the Friendship Quilting Stars Group of St. Georges. Mrs. Neal was a longtime member of the Church of God of Prophecy. A loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she greatly enjoyed spending time with her family.
Mrs. Neal was predeceased by her husband, A. Harlan Neal, Sr., in 1998, and her sister, May Proud. She is survived by her sons, Albert H. Neal, Jr. and wife, Grace, and Alvin H. Neal and wife, Alex, all of New Castle, DE; daughters, Louise Havens and husband, Joseph of Dover, DE, and Carol Walton and husband, William of Wilmington, DE; brother, William Walther; sisters, Sylvia Walther, Dora Edwards, Wilma Gott and husband, Wally, Frances Rogers, and Ruth Scott; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at the funeral home.
Contributions in Carolines memory may be made to your favorite charity.
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