Sandra M. (Neidlein) Johnston
September 13, 1946 ~ April 13, 2015
Sandra M. (Neidlein) Johnston, age 68, of Port Penn, Delaware passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 13, 2015, while vacationing in Cancun, Mexico.
Born on September 13, 1946, in Wilmington, Delaware, she was the daughter of Vernon E. Neidlein and the late Evelyn (Faville) Neidlein.
Sandy, affectionately known as “Mama J” to many of her close friends and family, worked at the Ches Del Restaurant for 20 years, retiring in 2006. She will always be remembered as a fun-loving, energetic individual who loved to read, exercise, travel with her girlfriends and spend time with her loving family and visit the beach. Sandy was an avid animal lover and enjoyed spoiling her two dogs, Roxi and Lucy.
As a loving and giving individual, Sandy enjoyed volunteering her time in the community. She was a long time member of Port Penn Volunteer Fire Company, the Delaware City Recreation Club and VFW #838 in Port Penn. “Mama J” will always be remembered as a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend to many. Her love for life will continue to live on through the many memories she created.
In addition to her mother, Sandy was preceded in death by her loving husband, Johnny P. Johnston.
She leaves many fond memories to her father, Vernon E. Neidlein; her two children, Sean P. Johnston and his wife, Julie and Jessica A. Brown and her husband, William and six very special and loved grandchildren, Alexa, William, Casey, Ashley, Jason and Sean, Jr.
Friends may visit with Sandy’s family from 6:00-8:00 pm on Tuesday evening, April 21, 2015 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street in Delaware City, where funeral services will be held at 11:30 am on Wednesday morning, April 22, 2015. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In memory of Sandy’s love for animals, memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Delaware, 455 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713.