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Joseph R. Otto

Died: 11/10/2010

Mr. Joseph R. Otto (Joe), age 74, of Elkton, MD, died on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at his home.

Born in Hoboken, NJ, on March 26, 1936, Mr. Otto was the son of the late Raymond A. Otto and Mary A. Skinner Otto. He made his career with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, retiring as the Office Director of Local #27 in Wilmington, DE.

Mr. Otto greatly enjoyed many hobbies, including camping, traveling, fishing, and gardening. Most of all, he delighted in spending time with his beloved wife, children, and grandchildren and looked forward to hosting all types of family gatherings and celebrations.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Dolores M. Otto; children, Joseph Otto (Ruby) of Chesapeake City, MD, Cindy Otto Woods of Fair Hill, MD, and Glenn T. Otto (Debra) of Bear, DE; brother, Thomas G. Otto (Mimi) of Kennett Square, PA; and grandchildren, Johanna, Jameson, Bridget, Brian, and Scott.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, November 15, 2010, in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Wesley United Methodist Church, 41 Justice Way, Elkton, MD 21921.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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