Homer C. Jennings
December 11, 1923 – February 3, 2014
Homer C. Jennings, age 90, of New Castle, DE passed away on Monday, February 3, 2014.
Born in Waltersburg, PA on December 11, 1923, Mr. Jennings was the son of the late Homer B. Jennings and Marjorie Asplin Jennings. He bravely served his country in the US Army during WWII. Following his honorable discharge, Mr. Jennings worked as a machinist for Pusey and Jones, Electric Hose and Rubber Company and later joined General Motors where he worked until his retirement.
Mr. Jennings was a longtime member of the St. John’s Lodge #2, A.F. & A.M. in New Castle. He was also a past patron of several local Eastern Star chapters. Above all else, Mr. Jennings was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Jennings. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Marjorie Briggs Jennings; children, Charles Jennings and wife Joyce of New Castle, DE, Judy Walmer of New Castle, DE, Gary Jennings and wife Mary of Glen Burnie, MD and Nan Cairo and husband Frank of Farmington, DE; sister, Betty Ann Homechuck of Maine; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
Family and friends may call from 5 pm until 7 pm on Thursday evening, February 6, 2014 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a Masonic service will be held at 6 pm. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday morning, February 7, 2014, at The Chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.