David M. D’Onofrio
January 1, 1953 - May 10, 2017
David M. D’Onofrio, known fondly as “Dubbl D,” age 64, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
Born in Wilmington, DE on New Year’s Day, 1953, David was the son of the late Maurice and Florence (Martin) D’Onofrio. A proud veteran, he bravely served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Midway during the Vietnam War. David made his career as a quality control manager in the Parts Washer Division at Lorco Petroleum Services in Trenton, NJ for 12 years.
He was a proud, active member of SWANA – Small Wonder Area of Narcotics Anonymous. He was a loving and devoted father, brother, companion, grandfather, and friend who will be very dearly missed by all who knew him.
David is survived by his daughters, Kelley R. D’Onofrio (Mike McKenney) of New Castle and Laura D’Onofrio of Wilmington, and their mother, Sandra Scheet-Robitaille; sisters, M. Paula Garrison of Wilmington, Linda D. Wolf of Chesapeake City, MD, Christine Hamilton of Claymont, and Carol Martinez (Peter) of Wilmington; grandsons, Michael Shane and Mason Stephen McKenney; companion, Liz Walker; and nieces and nephews, Julie Long, Alison Wolf-Bissette, Robert Garrison, Megan Benner, and Max and Evan Martinez.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12:30 pm on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12:30 pm. Interment will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in David’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.