Carolyn Christine Neil
April 30, 1959 – December 2, 2018
Carolyn Christine Neil, age 59, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018.
Born in Wilmington, DE on April 30, 1959, she was a daughter of the late George Thomas and Helen (Gutowski) Draper and her mother who raised her, Judith Anne Draper. Carolyn attended Glasgow High School and Hodgson Vo-Tech, earning her certificate as a Certified Nursing Assistant in 1978. She went to work for Citizens Bank, formerly Mellon Bank on Main Street in Newark as a loan officer.
Carolyn held a special place in her heart for horses and was a former horse coordinator for the Delaware Valley Point to Point. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially gardening, boating and the beach. In her spare time, she liked crafting and watching sports. Carolyn’s fondest memories were made with her family at holidays, picnics and gatherings. She relished in keeping everyone on their toes.
In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her sister, Cynthia Draper. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, David L. Neil; children, Sarah Anne Neil and Eric David Neil; brothers, Christopher T. Draper (Rhonda), Stephen Scott Draper, Richard L. Trincia, Carl F. Trincia (Linda) and Brian Draper; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and her long hair Chihuahuas, Tiki and Dixie.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10 am on Friday, December 7, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Kemblesville U.M. Church Cemetery, 1772 New London Rd, Kemblesville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Carolyn’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, #205, New Castle, DE 19720.