Mary Etta Uriani
Mrs. Mary Etta Uriani, known fondly as Marzy, age 68, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2011.
A native Delawarean, Mrs. Uriani was born in Wilmington on Independence Day 1943, daughter of the late Mae and Charles Pruitt. She was a talented homemaker throughout her life and delighted especially in caring for her beloved grandchildren.
In her leisure hours, she greatly enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley and other classic oldies music, as well as trying her luck with the casino slot machines at Delaware Park. An avid sports fan, she looked forward each season to cheering for her favorite teams, the Flyers and the Phillies.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 35 years, Ralph A. Uriani, Jr., in 2005. She is survived by her daughters, Julie L. Feaster (David) of Newark, DE, and Lorrie Hicken (Dave) of Hockessin, DE; stepchildren, Karen D. Molden (Billy) and Mark A. Uriani of Middletown, DE; siblings, Terry Rembecki of Wilmington, DE, Irene Silver (Richard) of Middletown, DE, Robert Pruitt (Barbara) and Judy Pruitt of Newark, DE, Steve Pruitt (Maggie) and Mark Pruitt (Karen) of Wilmington, DE; and nine grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will be held privately at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.