Etta M. Welker (DePhillippis)
October 12, 2013
Etta M. Welker, age 79, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013.
Born in Atlantic City, NJ, Etta was the daughter of the late Louis DePhillippis and Louise DePasquale DePhillippis. She was a well known hairdresser in the Wilmington area for many years.
Etta greatly enjoyed spending time with family and friends, reading, playing slot machines, and shopping with her “BFF”, Pauline.
Etta will be sadly missed by her family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Claire Ingargiola and brother, James Earl. She is survived by her daughters, Winifred Tan (Lawrence) and Tina Bridgeman; sisters, Pauline Stewart and Barbara Frantz; grandsons, Michael and Alexander Tan; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where friends may call from 9:30 am until 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.