Grace S. Neiger
August 8, 1930 – June 30, 2017
Grace S. Neiger, age 86, of Wilmington, DE, and formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 30, 2017.
Born in Harrington, DE, on August 8, 1930, Grace was the daughter of the late Frederick and Anna (Wiggins) Sharp. She was a member of the Harrington High School graduating class of 1948. Grace worked for the Diamond State Telephone Company for a number of years prior to becoming a devoted homemaker.
A woman of strong Christian faith, she was a longtime member of New Castle United Methodist Church. In her leisure time, Grace loved visiting the beach, reading, crabbing, and was an avid bowler. Above all else, she adored spending time with her family and was truly happiest while in their company. Grace was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and best friend of 55 years, Thomas Louis Neiger. Grace is survived by her children, Judy N. Harrison of Timonium, MD and Thomas J. Neiger of W. Palm Beach, FL; grandsons, Chase, Bryce, and Hunter Harrison; and great grandson, Rylan.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11:00 am on Wednesday morning, July 5, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Port Penn Road, Port Penn, DE .
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Grace’s memory may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 248 E. Chestnut Hill Rd., Suite 4, Newark, DE 19713.