Alice Jane Neel
December 7, 1934 - April 9, 2019
Alice Jane Neel, age 84, of Delaware City, DE, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Born in Newark, DE on December 7, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Irvin and Annie (Simmons) Cornog. Jane dedicated her life to her family as a talented and loving homemaker.
A friend to the community, Jane was a life member and last living charter member of the Delaware City Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, where she served as President and President Emeritus. She was a talented cross stitch artist and made gifts for all of the grandchildren and great grandchildren for the day they were born. Jane enjoyed baking and caring for her daffodils in her yard. She was a lifetime member of the Ebenezer U.M.C. and sang in the choir. Above all she will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her daughter, C. Ivy Costango and her grandson, Richard Neel. She is survived by her husband, Charles Neel; children, Nancy Migliavacca of Delaware City, Charles I. Neel (Kitt) of Bear and Emilie L. Garrett (Lewis) of Bear; son-in-law, Bob Costango of Delaware City; sisters, Barbara A. Smyth (Robert) of Riverton, NJ, Martha Love Bennett of Delaware City and Marilou Stewart of Delaware City; grandchildren, Cindy, Craig, Brett, Tammy, Brandon, Kellie, Megan, and Kara; and 21 great grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, April 22, 2019, at Ebenezer U.M. Church, 306 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately. A luncheon will follow the service at Delaware City Fire Hall, 815 5th St, Delaware City, DE.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Jane’s memory to the Ebenezer U.M.C., P.O. Box 4127, Delaware City, DE 19706 or Delaware City Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 251, Delaware City, DE 19706.