January 12, 1964-June 16, 2017
Mark Cartwright, age 53, of Warwick, MD passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 16, 2017.
Born in Wilmington, DE on January 12, 1964, he was a son of the late Paul Joseph Cartwright and Anita (Meloni) Cartwright. Mark made his career as a project supervisor for Del Dot, Bear office, for more than 25 years.
From the early age of 10, he began playing the drums and became an avid drummer ever since. He was very talented in many ways. A hardworking family man, Mark loved spending quiet time on his lawn mower, family game night with his wife and sons and within the past few years enjoyed wood working. In his leisure time, Mark loved reading and working on jigsaw puzzles, especially those with the smallest pieces.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Betty Joyce “B.J.” (Ferguson) Cartwright; sons, Ryan and Dylan Cartwright; brother, Michael Cartwright and his wife, Lori; sister, Tina Cartwright; sister in law, Traci Tabor and her husband, Robert; and niece Hannah Tabor. Mark will always be remembered as a loving son, husband, brother, dad, uncle and a very dear friend to many.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday evening, June 21, 2017 and again from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Thursday morning, June 22, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE followed by a funeral service at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.
Contributions may be made in Mark’s name to your local blood bank as a platelet donor as he was a 13 gallon donor.