Michael R. Piascik
January 9, 1960 – March 4, 2014
Michael R. Piascik, age 54, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
Michael was born in Gelhausen, Germany on January 9, 1960, and was a son of Leon P. Piascik and Theresa McShane Piascik. He was a 1978 graduate of William Penn High School. Michael owned and operated The Tacklebox located on Route 13 in New Castle for many years. After selling the business, he took a position at the Hibbert Group in New Castle where he worked until his illness.
Michael was an exceptional baseball player and excelled as a pitcher. An avid Eagles fan, he loved cheering on his favorite team every season. Michael enjoyed fishing in his leisure time. He was an adoring father who relished time spent with his daughters.
Michael was preceded in death by his father, Leon. He is survived by his mother, Theresa; his children’s mother, Susan Piascik Nicastro; daughters, Christine, Shelley, Cynthia and Michelle; sister, Stephanie Miller (Theodore); brother, Brian Piascik; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where family and friends may visit from 10 am until 12 Noon. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.