Jeffrey Bruce Esdale
Jeffrey Bruce Esdale, age 39, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ.
Blessed with a vibrant, loving personality, Jeff was determined to live life to the fullest despite any obstacles that came his way. He loved his family, particularly his wife and four boys. He worked hard at anything he pursued whether it was carpentry, plumbing or welding. He was a true Philly fanatic and had been an accomplished athlete in his playing days. Jeff was fiercely loyal to his family and friends. He loved being surrounded by them and often organized family functions.
Jeff is survived by his loving wife, Danielle and four sons, Malacchi, Isaiah, Noah and Nikolas; mother, Donna Papanicolas (Akillas); father, Bruce Esdale (Anne); brothers, Jason Esdale (Janie) and Kostas Papanicolas (Katelyn May); sisters, Elenie Lochonic (Brion), Leisa Johnson (Robert) and Lyndsey Crompton (Jeff); aunts, Bonni McClane (Chip), Nadine Manne (Ralph) and Gwen Esdale; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
The Esdale-Papanicolas family would like to express their thanks and appreciation to the many family and friends for their expressions of love and sympathy during our time of sadness.
A memorial service to celebrate Jeff’s life will be held at 3 pm on Sunday afternoon, July 31, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home of Newark, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. Interment will be private.