Carol L. Dolbow Pyle - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Carol L. Dolbow Pyle

August 27, 1946 - October 17, 2021

Carol L. Dolbow Pyle, age 75, of Newark, DE passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 17, 2021.

Born in Newark, DE on August 27, 1946, she was a daughter of the late John C. and Helen S. (Elwood) Dolbow. Carol worked in retail sales at J.C. Penney for many years. She enjoyed shopping, especially on QVC, taking trips to the beach, and listening to Elvis. Strong in her faith, Carol was a dedicated member of White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed working with people throughout her various roles in life. However, her favorite role was as a mother and grandmother (Mimi).

In addition to her parents, Carol is preceded in death by her former husband, Ron Pyle; children, Wendy L. Johnson and Christopher R. Pyle; and granddaughter, Layla E. Pyle. She is survived by her daughter, Dawn Pyle of Newark; her 7 grandchildren, Alison Johnson, Kristen Johnson, Bianca Pyle, Elise Pyle, Aiden Pyle, and Brody Tyndall Pyle; and her niece and nephew, Melissa Dolbow, and John Dolbow.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at11 am. The family requests that masks be worn by all in attendance regardless of vaccination status. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carol’s memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, PO Box #91891, Washington, D.C. 20090, or online by clicking here.


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7 Condolences for Carol L. Dolbow Pyle

  • I am sorry for your loss. ❤️🙏

  • Dawn, Ali, Kristen, Aiden, Bianca, Elise, and Brody, I am so very sorry for your loss of your Mom and your Grandmother. There have been too many unexpected losses for such a wonderful family as yours. You are all in our prayers. Your Guardian Angels love you all so very much, of that there is no doubt.
    Thinking of you,
    Lynn, Bill and Isabella Haddad

  • Carol was a wonderful mother-in-law. She will be missed by all who knew her. God bless and RIP!

  • Dawn and family,
    Heartfelt condolences to you all. I will pray for everyone.

  • I worked with Carol for years at Delaware Charter. I’m so sorry to hear of her passing. Keeping Carol & her Love ones in my prayers. Rest peacefully my friend.

  • Dawn, so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your extended family.

  • I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mom. My heart goes out to you during this sad time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.