Pauline A. Alexander
June 7, 1931 – August 9, 2017
Pauline A. Alexander, age 86, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
Born in Raleigh, NC on June 7, 1931, Pauline was a daughter of the late Roy and Carrie Neaves. She worked for many years as a hostess at the former Howard Johnson’s restaurant in New Castle.
A woman of strong faith, Pauline was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of New Castle. She enjoyed crocheting and tending to her flower gardens in her leisure time. Above all else, Pauline was a devoted and loving mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert R. Alexander; brothers, Frankie, Leroy, and J.C. Neaves; and sisters, Bobbie Eldrith and Ginny Halvarson. Pauline is survived by her children, Vincent Cresto and Joanne Cresto; brother, James Neaves; sisters, Janie Records and Sue Smith; grandson, Jerry Cresto (Stephanie); and great grandsons, Neil and Nicholas Cresto.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Monday morning, August 14 , 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Pauline’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720 or to Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Ste. 302, Newark, DE 19713.