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Edith Jane Cecconi  

Edith Jane Cecconi
“Janie”

January 7, 1934 – April 15, 2014

Edith Jane “Janie” Cecconi, age 80, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 to join her beloved husband, Bill, with whom she had shared 51 years of marriage.

Born in Altoona, PA on January 7, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Hundley and Gladys Lannon Hundley. Jane graduated from Notre Dame High School in Moylan, PA, where she met her lifelong friend, Pat Kerezsi. She worked for MBNA for a number of years, retiring in 1997.

Jane was a devout member of Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, where she generously volunteered her time for many years and was a member of the sodality.

Of all her many interests, Jane’s love and passion for her family was endless and provided them with an extremely happy and loving home. In her earlier years she was a Girl Scout Leader for Troop 475 and enjoyed attending many baseball games and dance recitals. Throughout the years, she enjoyed collecting cat figurines. During her retirement years, Jane and Bill enjoyed vacationing with their family in Port Aransas, TX.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Cecconi; brother, Donald Hundley and son-in-law, David C. Tartaglio, Sr.

Jane’s love, quiet strength and warm heart will be dearly missed and forever cherished by her sons, William Cecconi (Robin) and Donald Cecconi (Gigi); daughter, Jan Marie Tartaglio; twin brother, Paul E. Hundley; six grandchildren, David Tartaglio, Jr., Bill Cecconi, Jr., Donny Cecconi, Patrick Cecconi, Melissa Cecconi and Nadia Sosa; four great-grandchildren; several sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, nieces and nephews and her faithful feline companion, Williamena.

On behalf of Jane’s family, they would like to extend a very special thank you to three true angels on earth, Debra, Dee and Michelle for caring for their mother as if she was their own.
Friends may visit with Jane’s family from 10:30 am until 11:30 am on Monday morning, April 21, 2014 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12 Noon on Monday, April 21, 2014 at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE. Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, Jane’s family suggests memorial contributions be made to Evergreen Alzheimer’s Day Center, 3000 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, DE 19808 or to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711.

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  1. Lorraine Cooper, April 16, 2014

    Jan and Family;

    My sincere condolences on the loss of your mom. May the love from family; the support from friends and your faith in God bring you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

    Lorraine Cooper and Family

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  2. Lillian Cleaver, April 16, 2014

    Oh my Janie Jane, I think of you so often and now it is time for our good byes. It was a pleasure to work with you at MBNA. Your friendship was a blessing and thanks for sharing the Rueben sandwiches too.

    Your family loved you and your friends too. The memories of the “Toootsie’s” luncheons will be with us always along with your smile.

    My sympathy to the Cecconi family and may your fond memories always with you.

    Sincerely,
    Lillian Cleaver

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  3. Susan Episcopo Boyer, April 17, 2014

    Jan, my friend, I am so sorry you have had to deal with the loss of another loved one. We are here if you need anything.

    We are keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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  4. Annette Schuler, April 17, 2014

    My heart goes out to the family. Your home as kid was always welcoming. Your mom let me stay over when my grandparents locked me out for not making curfew. lol.
    She was very sweet lady.
    Jan, I’m thinking of you. you take after your mom with your kind heart, like her.
    I’ll see ya soon my friend.
    Peace be with you and the family.

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  5. Fran Rockey, April 18, 2014

    Jane was a loved co-worker at MBNA for many years. She always had a smile and kind words to share with everyone. Many happy memories!

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  6. Chris Mazza, April 18, 2014

    Jane, you will now find peace and happiness in Heaven. We had lots of good memories from the old MBNA days. Prayers go out to your family now that they will also find peace within.

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  7. Virgil and Vonnie Testerman, April 20, 2014

    Sorry for your loss

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  8. Debbie Long, April 21, 2014

    Jan, I am so sorry that you are experiencng the loss of your mom! Your mom was an inspiration to me as her neighbor. She always had a beautiful smile on her face and was just a total sweetheart of a human being. You and your family are in my prayers. God bless each and every one of you at this very difficult time in your lives. You have gone through so much in such a short time. I know it seems an easy thing to say that if you need any help with anything to please knock on my door and I will be glad to help in whatever way I am able, but I truly mean that.

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  9. Patty Riley Vickmark, April 22, 2014

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your son.

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