October 20, 1929 – June 1, 2014
Warren Harrington, age 84, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 1, 2014, after a ten year battle with cancer.
Warren was born in Wilmington, Delaware on October 20, 1929, and was the son of the late Harry H. Harrington and Rhoda Brittingham Harrington. He proudly served his country in the US Navy. After his honorable discharge from the military, Warren would go on to make his career as a steel fabricator with Newarc Welding, retiring after many years of dedicated service.
Warren enjoyed woodworking and golf in his leisure time. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who adored spending time with his beloved family.
Warren is survived by his wife of 65 years, Merle M. Harrington; son, W. David Harrington (Joyce) of Bear, DE; daughter, Bonnie King (Peter) of Hockessin, DE; 4 grandchildren, Kimberly Hartzell, Tara Schad (Brian), Jennifer King and Courtney King (fiancée, Brett Bigler); 5 great grandchildren, Meghan, Joshua , Jordan, Logan and Taylor.
The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of Christiana Care for the exceptional care given to Warren during his illness.
Services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care Foundation, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899 or Seasons Hospice of Delaware, 220 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.