John G. Wirth
Mr. John G. Wirth, age 71, of Earleville, MD, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2013, comforted and surrounded by his beloved family.
Mr. Wirth was born in Illinois on July 23, 1941, son of the late Sidney R. Wirth and Anna Wirth. A fiscal expert, Mr. Wirth enjoyed a long, successful career as a financial advisor, eventually operating his own firm in Newark. Throughout his career, he advised numerous private clients in investment and retirement strategies.
An avid outdoorsman throughout his life, Mr. Wirth greatly enjoyed fishing and target shooting. Other hobbies included traveling, cooking, reading, conservative politics, and following his favorite sports teams. He was also a passionate pet owner, leaving behind his prized cat and dogs. Most of all, Mr. Wirth was a devoted family man who delighted in the company of his beloved children and precious grandchildren.
He is survived by his brother, Donald F. Wirth of Tucson, AZ; children, Kristin A. Stonesifer of Wyoming, DE, Julie G. Ham of Newark, DE, John A. Wirth of Rock Hall, MD, and Samantha Wirth of Wilmington, DE; eight grandchildren; and wife, Betty Wright. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Nancy Virginia Kennedy.
A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Monday, April 15, 2013, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where visitation will begin at 2 pm.
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