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Gloria “Gail” Johnstone

November 4, 1949 - August 30, 2022

Gloria “Gail” Johnstone,  passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at the age of 72.

Born in Uniontown, PA, on November 4, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Gloria (DiVizia) Barrett. After graduating from Mt Pleasant High School, she put herself through beauty school and for many years worked as a beautician, owning her own salon in the North Wilmington area. She devoted her life to her family and friends after retiring over 20 years ago.

In addition to her parents, Gail was preceded in death by her beloved husband, David R. Johnstone and their little dog, Cleo. She is survived by her loving daughters, Kimberly R. Johnstone, and Kelly L. Spence (Robert, Sr.); brother, Michael Barrett (Marianne); grandchildren, Robert Spence, Jr. (Kellie), Mallory Stevens (Garry), David Spence II (Heidi), and Kelsie Spence; and great-grandchildren, Scarlett Stevens, Brycen Spence, Gentry Spence, Jack Stevens, and Gannon Spence.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, September 9, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

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5 Condolences for Gloria “Gail” Johnstone

  • Kim so sorry for your loss , wishing you & your family healing prayers ..

  • I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Gail, my husband Thomas, now deceased, and I were neighbors of Dave and Gail for many years at Ashton Condos….now they are both together again and I could never have asked for better neighbors.May the Good Lord Richly Bless them. Sincerely, Joan Quinn

  • Kim and Kelly,
    My deepest condolences and sending prayers your way. Your Mom was such a nice person.
    Much love,
    Glenda

  • Kim,

    Doug, Tyler, Tristan, Tiffani, and I are very sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you and your family. If there is ANYTHING I can do or help out with, please let me know. Love you dearly, Salina 🙂

  • So sorry for your loss to all the family .know that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord Mrs J I will miss you and loving smile and beautiful person who has touched my life.love you all from Chuck Peterson and family. Praying 🙏 for you all in this tough time.