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Mildred B. Ament  

Mildred B. Ament

January 1, 1922 – October 21, 2016

Mildred B. Ament, age 94, of Wilmington, DE, passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Beebe Hospital.

Born in Wilmington, DE on January 1, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Estelle (Davis) Sweeny.  Mildred was a graduate of Wilmington High School and Goldey-Beacom College.

She married the love of her life, Albert Ament, Sr., and together they raised 5 children. Mildred was a talented homemaker and owned and operated several businesses with her husband, including Al’s Sub Shop on Rt. 40. She loved music, watching the Eagles, Phillies, and Nascar, and traveling with her family. Most of all, her greatest joy were times spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Albert, Mildred was preceded in death by her daughter, Shirley A. Lednum and her brother, Robert Sweeny, Jr.

She is survived by her sons, Albert J. Ament, Jr. (Susan), James A. Ament (Kathleen), and David H. Ament (Sandy); daughter, Robin Schlotterback (William); 12 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren

The Ament family would like to thank Mildred’s dedicated caregivers, Deborah Matthews and Pat Kerrigan.

A visitation will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Saturday morning, October 29, 2016, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720, followed by a funeral service at 10:30 am. Interment will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mildred’s memory may be made to Sojourners’ Place, 2901 Northeast Blvd., Wilmington, DE 19802 or to Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803.

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  1. Ginger Weiss, October 22, 2016

    So sorry for your loss! How lucky, though, that you had her in your lives all these years!
    My love to you and Al.

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    • Susan Ament, October 24, 2016

      Thank you Ginger.

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  2. Meg Holland, October 23, 2016

    I would like to extend my condolences to my dear friend, Traci and the entire Ament family. It’s so wonderful that you were blessed with your mother/grandmother/great grandmother and friend for 94 years. I’m sure she shared many stories and love with all of you. I know the wonderful memories of her will be with you always. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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    • Traci, October 24, 2016

      Thank you very much Meg!

      Reply
  3. Rita and Tully Schuster, October 25, 2016

    So sorry for your loss

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  4. Linette Bowers, October 26, 2016

    Robin: I am sorry for your loss.

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  5. Jack Hall, October 26, 2016

    Very sorry for your loss, glad that I had met her.

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  6. David Baylor, October 26, 2016

    Al, Susan & Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am sure that you will all be comforted by the great memories that you have of her and your time together.

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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  7. Jerry Schad, October 26, 2016

    The Schad family wishes to express our sincere condolences on the loss of your Mother.

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  8. John & Carolyn Ament, October 27, 2016

    I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you.

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  9. Joe Flinn, October 27, 2016

    Al, Susan, & Family.

    My deepest sympathies & prayers go out to you and your family for your loss.

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  10. Charlie & Pam Arteglier, October 29, 2016

    Robin,
    We are very sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

    Reply

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