Raymond E. Amilcare
December 12, 1957 – September 26, 2016
Raymond E. Amilcare, age 58, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Monday, September 26, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.
Born on December 12, 1957 in Philadelphia, PA, Ray was a son of Carlo R. Amilcare of Naples, FL and Dorothy Mascellino (Rudy) of Hammonton, NJ.
Ray attended Cherry Hill East High School where he played football. He then went on to play football for Shawnee High School in Medford, NJ, graduating in 1976. For a period of time, he also attended Burlington County College.
Prior to working for Public Service and Electric & Gas in Salem, NJ, Ray worked for Hydro Nuclear Services and Salem Nuclear Plant.
Ray was an avid Philly’s sports fan and loved to cheer on his favorite teams, the Philadelphia Flyers and Eagles. He and his dad enjoyed attending games together since 1968 as season ticket holders. He was well known for his passion for animals (especially exotic pets), love of music, and talent of rebuilding computers. He will always be remembered as a very caring, compassionate person who was willing to help anyone. With a huge heart of gold, Ray will dearly be missed by the many lives he touched.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Lisa Marie Amilcare. In addition to his parents, Ray is survived by his loving wife, Donna; daughters, Melissa A. Amilcare of Wilmington and Julie L. Amilcare of Newark; sisters, Angela Amilcare of Mullica Hill, NJ and Carolyn Amilcare of Mt. Laurel, NJ; brother, Anthony Amilcare of Medford, NJ; grandson, Gavin King; many nieces and nephews, as well as many dear friends.
A visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon, October 2, 2016 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE from 2-4 pm and on Monday morning, October 3, 2016 from 10-11 am, where funeral services will be held at 11 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.