Patricia A. Spinden
Mrs. Patricia A. Spinden, age 60, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2011.
A native Delawarean, Patricia was born in Wilmington on June 2, 1951, daughter of the late Michael Rydlewski and Ann Boys Rydlewski. She made her career in office administration for Action Unlimited Resources in New Castle.
Patricia devoted her life to caring for her family and especially delighted in spending time with her beloved grandchildren. She will be long remembered for her compassionate nature and willingness to help anyone in need.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Matthew M. Rydlewski, Sr. and a brother, Michael J. Rydlewski. She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Roger T. Spinden; children, Mark A. Spinden of Newport, Amy L. Rydlewski (fianc, Anthony J. Piech) of New Castle, and Stacey L. Slover (Scott) of Townsend; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Rydlewski of New Castle; brothers, Joseph S. Rydlewski (Rose Marie) of Middletown and Stanley Doobie Rydlewski of New Castle; brother-in-law, Alfred Spinden (Carol) of California; sister-in-law, Sharon Bienicewicz (Michael) of Ocean View; and grandchildren, Ryan, Sonny, Matthew Jr., Joshua, Emma, and Haley.
A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, July 15, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 11 am.
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.
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