Daniel L. "Pops" Foraker - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Daniel L. “Pops” Foraker

July 4, 1960 - March 30, 2023

Daniel L. Foraker, affectionately known as “Pops,” age 62, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, on July 4, 1960, Pops was a son of Nancy (Mills) Hartis and the late Earl Foraker, Sr. He made his career as a mason for Rizzo Construction. In his leisure time, Pops enjoyed fishing, hunting, crabbing, and boating with his grandson, Aiden, and listening to country music.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl “Butch” Foraker, Jr. In addition to his mother, Pops is survived by his loving wife, Nancy J. (Sobolak) Foraker; children, Michael Carter (Terra) and Margaret Carter; brothers, Rick Foraker and Brian Foraker (Margaret); and grandchildren, Haileigh, Ava, Aiden, Lyam and Ella.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 11 am on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pops name to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine Development, 3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104 or by clicking here.


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5 Condolences for Daniel L. “Pops” Foraker

  • Rest in peace brother Dan I’ll always remember all the time we spent fishing at moms with Big Jim, Lenny, Jay Bird. and taking our families to the Wilmington Parade rest easy brother till we meet again

  • I love you pops. Forever miss you! My partner in crime.

  • Rest in Peace, Danny! We’ll never forget all the great times we had at Treasure Beach! Our deepest condolences Nancy, Maggie, Aiden and to the rest of Danny’s family. Sending prayers to you all.

  • Danny, you suffered and endured so much in the past few years. Maggie and Nancy helped you so much along with many, many medical professionals in various hospitals through those years. Mother Nancy, wife Nancy along with Maggie and Aiden, I wish you peace and contentment. Currently this is a very sad time for all of you. In the future your memories will eventually lead you to a small smile, then into a grin and lastly memories of Danny that brings to you a loud laugh. Sleep well Danny Boy, rest in peace, Cousin Patti.

  • We are so sorry to hear of your passing……We go way back, and there were many great memories.
    RIP Danny❤️