Mildred M. Nash
December 2, 1925 – April 3, 2018
Mildred M. Nash, age 92, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan Residence.
Born in Dornsife, PA on December 2, 1925, she was a daughter of the late John F. and Ada Alvena (Bingaman) Hoffman. Millie spent her career with Avon and retired after many dedicated years as a Department Coordinator.
Millie is a past member of Holy Angels Parish, and currently a parishioner of Holy Family Parish. She was very active in the Sodality, the Bread-Baking Ministry, RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) and past President of The Diocese of Wilmington Mothers’ Guild. She also volunteered her time with Little Sisters of the Poor. Millie enjoyed cake decorating, flower-arranging and oil painting. Above all, she will be remembered as a dedicated mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She especially enjoyed time with family.
In addition to her parents, Millie was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Nash; brother, Woodrow Hoffman; and sister, Pauline Smith. She is survived by her children, Joseph T. Nash (Pamela) of Newark, John M. Nash of Townsend, Stephen D. Nash (Teresa) of Hockessin, Patricia M. Nash (Bob Needs) of Newark, and Reverend James Nash of Easton, MD; sister, Jean Langshaw of Newark; brother, John Hoffman of Oxford, PA; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great- grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Rd, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12 noon. Interment will be held in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Millie’s name to Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Rd, Newark, DE 19713.