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Viola M. Halter

Died: 9/7/2010

Mrs. Viola M. Halter, age 88, formerly of Minquadale in New Castle, DE, died on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at Broadmeadow Healthcare Center in Middletown, DE.

Mrs. Halter was born in Wilmington, DE, on May 25, 1922, daughter of the late Elizha Parker and Bessie Dickerson Parker. A professional waitress for 35 years, she was employed for much of her career with the former Delaware Truck Center in New Castle. She was a talented homemaker throughout her life and delighted in spending time with and caring for her beloved family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Melvin A. Halter, Sr., in 2007. She is survived by her children, Viola M. Walker (Arnold) of Clayton, DE; Melvin A. Halter, Jr. (Anna Mae) of Newark, DE; Elva Hohn of Dover, DE; and John Halter of Pearl, MS; a sister, Elva Stoner (Walter) of Newark, DE; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

The family extends their sincere gratitude to the wonderful and caring staff at Broadmeadow Healthcare Center for their many kindnesses to Mrs. Halter during her residence.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, September 13, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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