Irene S. Hinton
July 8, 1932-August 7, 2015
Irene S. Hinton, 83 of Holloway Terrace, New Castle, DE, passed away, peacefully, on Friday, August 7, 2015.
Born in Wilmington on July 8, 1932, she was raised at Our Lady of Grace orphanage in Newark. She was a 50 year member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Holloway Terrace Fire Company. Irene worked for the Colonial School District, as a cafeteria worker, retiring after 22 years of dedicated service. She especially enjoyed spending time with her beloved family and friends.
Irene was preceded in death by her mother Genevieve Markowski. She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, James L. “Bucky“ Hinton, Jr.; children, James L. “Bucky” Hinton III of New Castle, Larry M. Hinton (Valerie) of Newark, Jeanne L. Morgan (Ed) of Meherrin, VA, William E. “Bull” Hinton of New Castle, and Jacqueline F. “Jackie” Gardner of Hockessin; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in Glebe Cemetery, New Castle.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ladies Auxiliary, Holloway Terrace Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 684, Manor Branch, New Castle, DE 19720.