Mary G. Mackiewicz
January 9, 1918 – December 23, 2016
Mary G. Mackiewicz, age 98, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 23, 2016, at her residence in Newark, DE.
Born in Tazwell County, VA on January 9, 1918, Mary was one of 12 children of the late Richard Thomas and Patty Columbia (Asbury) Crouse. She made her career as a plant operations supervisor at the University of Delaware, retiring after 37 years of dedicated service.
Mary will be remembered for her ever present loving spirit, generosity to others and witty sense of humor. Her greatest passions were camping, gardening, andspending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceeded in death by her husband, Francis S. Mackiewicz; and daughter, Patricia Verucci. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Newton of Seffner, FL, Frances Johnson (Wayne) of Elkton, MD and Antoinette Burke (Thomas) of Newark; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 Noon until 1 pm on Thursday afternoon, December 29, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 1 pm. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.