Daniel R. “Danny” Groce
January 29, 1952 - May 30, 2022
Daniel R. “Danny” Groce, age 70, of Newark, DE passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on January 29, 1952, he was a son of Shirley (Kennedy) Groce and the late John Groce. Danny made his career as a dock loader for Avon Products, retiring after 30 dedicated years of service.
Danny was an avid Phillies fan. An outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, especially taking nature walks and attending their sporting events.
Danny is survived by his loving wife, Wendy J. (Wertman) Groce, mother, Shirley (Kennedy) Groce; son, Ryan Groce (Kara); daughter, Jessie Greenleaf (Brian); brothers, John Groce, and Thomas Groce; and 6 grandchildren, whom he loved dearly, Ryan, Emma, Savannah, Chase, Jacob, and Madelyn.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 pm until 4 pm on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where the funeral service will begin at 4 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Danny’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38102 or by clicking here.