Sandra Ann Rydel
June 29, 1950 – September 6, 2017
Sandra Ann Rydel, age 67, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully at home, while surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
A native Delawarean, Sandra was born in Wilmington on June 29, 1950, and was the daughter of Stanley Paul Rydel and Julia K. (Stierle) Rydel. She began working in the banking industry at the age of 20, and was most recently employed as an assistant broker with Heritage Financial Consultants, LLC. Sandra proudly served her country as a member of the National Guard for 4 years.
In her leisure time, she enjoyed traveling, listening to music, and adored Broadway shows. Sandra loved the beach and spending time there. She held a special place in her heart for animals of all kinds, especially her faithful companions, Jenni and Taz. Above all else, Sandra was a beloved daughter, mother, sister, grandmother, and dear friend to many. She will be lovingly missed by all.
Sandra was preceded in death by her father, Stanley Paul Rydel. She is survived by her mother, Julia K. Rydel; daughters,Tiffany Faraone (Louie) of Bear and Michele Meadows (Albert) of Middletown; brother, Paul Stanley Rydel (Angela) of Newark; and grandchildren, Nicholas, Mason, Ally, Ashley, and Brooke.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Saturday afternoon, September 16, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 3:00 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sandra’s memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Delaware Chapter, 100 W. 10th Street, Ste 209, Wilmington, DE 19801 or to the Be the Match Foundation, 500 N 5th St., Minneapolis, MN 55401-1206 or to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.