Anna J. (Thomas) Van Dame - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Anna J. (Thomas) Van Dame

September 28, 1937 - May 18, 2016

Anna J. (Thomas) Van Dame, age 78, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 with her family by her side.

Born in Jersey City, NJ, Anna was the daughter of the late Justin Davis and Alberta (Touey) Davis. She was a Delaware resident for over 50 years.

Before retiring, Anna worked for Pappy’s Pizza in Wilmington Manor, Macy’s, and Entenmann’s Outlet in New Castle. She will be fondly remembered for her kind heart, the love she had for her children and grandchildren, and being the mom who was always there to talk for those who grew up in Wilmington Manor.

Anna is survived by her husband, Howard Buddy Thomas; children, Raymond Van Dame and his wife, Sue, and Judy Van Dame and her partner, Danielle; grandchildren, Christina, Raymond, Francisco, and Jessica; and great grandchildren, Isaiah and Dakota.

A viewing will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Wednesday afternoon, May 25, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Funeral services and entombment will be held privately.


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  • Truly sorry for your guys lost Sending my prayers to the family

  • Sorry for yous loss

  • She was my Mom-Mom. She was the person who pushed me on the swing when I was little. She was one of the first people who in which I was greeted by when my mom brought me into the country from were I was born. She is one of the reasons why I am going into The United States Marine Corps. Because I want her to feel proud of me and the family name because I will carry it through battle on the air on land and sea no matter the cost I will not stop until I make her and my family proud. Mom-Mom I love you I no I did not say it much to you in person but I really do and I always will. You will always have a strong place in my heart and you will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace Mom-Mom

    Love:Francisco VanDame

  • I love you mommom and may you rest in peace. you will be missed dearly!! Watch over us, and keep me and the kids safe, until we meet again.

  • Dear Judy, Raymond, Cisco and family,

    Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss. It’s never easy to lose a parent or grandparent. May she now rest in peace. Prayers and thoughts to you and your family.

    Eileen & Denny Wierzbicki

  • Vivian (Mom mom) always made me laugh. I really enjoyed her sense of humor. She will be dearly missed and fondly remembered. Kevin McDermott

  • Judy, I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Praying for peace and comfort during this time. Love Cristina, Aidan, and Michael

  • So sorry for your loss. Very fond memories. She always treated us neighborhood kids great. You guys are in your prayers.

  • Judy, Cisco, Raymond,
    Please except my sincere condolences. Mom- Mom had a quirky sense of humor and you never knew when she would sneak up and tickle a grand child. Yes Cisco ,she pushed you on the swing until she said uncle and needed a refreshment. God Bless Mom- Mom!
    Annette ( Yo Momma)