Ethel Irene (Conner) Williams Packo
June 3, 1923 – October 11, 2015
Ethel Irene (Conner) Williams Packo, 92, died peacefully after a short illness on Sunday, October 11, 2015. She is now safe in the arms of Jesus along with loved ones who have passed on before her.
She was born on Sunday, June 3, 1923 in Wilmington, Delaware to the late George A. and Ethel L. (Young) Conner. She was a life-long resident of New Castle County, Delaware. Ethel came to live with her daughter in Indiana three years ago. She was also preceded in death in 2009 by her husband, Paul F. Packo. Her husband was a professional musician and a small business owner. Her first husband, Paul Thomas Williams, died in 1964. He was a World War II prisoner-of-war and suffered all his life from injuries of war until his death. Ethel’s sister, Mary Jane Conner, passed away when she was a child.
She retired from Sears Warehouse when she was 62 years old.
She is survived by her son, George Thomas Williams of Delaware, daughter, Judith Irene Asmus of Indiana, stepdaughter, Lynnette Packo Bowers of Delaware, stepdaughter, Michelle Packo Coykendall of Oregon, and stepdaughter, Sue Ann Packo Johnson of California. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Saturday morning, October 17, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10 am. Interment will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Ave, Wilmington, DE 19805.