Sandra J. (White) Dwyer
June 16, 1945 – September 12, 2015
Sandra J. (White) Dwyer, known fondly as “Sandy,” age 70, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
Sandy was born in Ridley Park, PA on June 16, 1945, and was a daughter of the late Adolphus White and Jeanette (Johnston) White. She made her career with the State of Delaware where she worked as an insurance investigator and retired after many years of dedicated service.
Active in her community, Sandy served as past vice president on the board of the Colonial School District, as past president for the Colonial School Bus Union and as the president of the William Penn High School Football Boosters. A gifted seamstress, she shared her passion with others by working as a sewing instructor at JoAnne’s Fabrics for many years. Sandy adored the beach and loved spending time there with family and friends. Above all else, she was a loving and devoted mother, sister, grandmother and aunt and will be dearly missed by all.
She is survived by her children, Francis Dwyer (Andrea) and Krissy Showacre (James); brothers, Rodger, David, Warren and Richard White; sisters, Susie Fachet and Margaret Pitts; grandchildren, Samantha and Rebecca Dwyer and Jimmy Showacre; and nieces, Jessica and Brittany Zaruba.
A funeral service will be held at 6:30 pm on Thursday evening, September 17, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where friends and family may visit from 5 pm until 6:30 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Sandy’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE 19720.