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Ernest Dean “Ernie” Woolman, Sr.  

Ernest Dean “Ernie” Woolman, Sr.

June 18, 1957 – November 1, 2018

Ernest Dean “Ernie” Woolman, Sr., age 61, of Earleville, MD, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

Born in Salem, NJ, on June 18, 1957, he was a son of Ervin Ernest Woolman and Patricia (Eastlack) Suiters. Ernie was a hard worker and dedicated his career to road construction as an Equipment Operator.

In his spare time, Ernie enjoyed boating, fishing and hunting. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles. Ernie will be remembered as being a very social person who loved life and enjoyed his family.

In addition to his parents, Ernie is survived by his children, Paul Poppe (Heather), Christina Golt, Jessica Woolman, Casey Woolman, and Ernest Woolman, Jr.; brothers, David Suiters, Arnold Woolman and Monte; sisters, Ruby Gonzalez, Rhonda Reeves, Kelly Woolman and Tina; and grandchildren, Abigail Poppe and Emily Poppe.

A Celebration of Life for close family and friends will be held at 6 pm on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Dragon Run Hall, 611 Madison Street, Delaware City, DE 19706.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to assist with funeral expenses may be sent to Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE  19720.

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  1. Kasey Dykas, November 6, 2018

    I love you uncle Ernie and you will be truly missed I think also were missing a brother on there..RIP

  2. Rai heal E Grosman, November 6, 2018

    Love you Uncle Ernie.. Although I regret i haven’t made it up to MD the last few years to spend time over the years i always looked forward to seeing you and will always remember your smile, your jokes and ability to see the good in every situation you were put in! Your hard working, sweet personality and disposition shined with the heart of gold you have. I pray that although our hearts are hurting for your loss that you are looking down on us in a place free of the pain you endured. Even though we’re not blood you’ll always be my uncle Ernie and I miss you very much. You and your family are forever in my prayers and in my heart.

  3. Monte Duenno, November 6, 2018

    Rest easy big brother , even though whom ever wrote the obit left this brother out

    • CASEY & JESSICA, November 7, 2018

      Hey sorry this Casey n Jessica we fixed the obituary, sorry we have a lot going on right now. Love you.

  4. Amy Macatee, November 6, 2018

    RIP Ernie you’ll be missed by many…

  5. Bill Finkbiner, November 7, 2018

    Ernie, R.I.P. my friend, Bill F.

  6. Mike Pinder, November 7, 2018

    I remember Ernie from his days on the Wm Penn wrestling. He was a fun loving , hardworking lighter weight wrestler with a ton of heart. Rest in peace Ernie. Very sorry to hear of this loss.

  7. Larry & Debbie Gulick, November 7, 2018

    RIP Ernie you will be dearly miss !

  8. Shawn Wagner, November 7, 2018

    Paul, sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Hope you and your family are managing through this difficult time. Anything you need,let me know!!

  9. Monte DiEnno, November 7, 2018

    My last name is DiEnno ! Im youngee then Davve but older then Arnold ,i am the middle brother

  10. David Woolman Suiters, November 10, 2018

    To my Big brother Ernest Dean Woolman you may be gone but you will never be forgotten. Brother you have giving me a lot of good memories and I will charish them forever. I have cried my last tear brother and now I am happy you are no longer suffering and in heaven with our love ones and friends. So Ernie take your spot in Heaven ” The carpenter” Go brother and help build them mansions in heaven. I will see you some day .
    Love your brother David


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