Edna Mae Sterner - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Edna Mae Sterner

Born October 12, 1930

Edna Mae Sterner, age 83, of New Castle, DE, passed over to a better life on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, with her family by her side.
She was born in Chester, PA, the daughter of the late Rowland and Mary Stephenson, on October 12, 1930. Edna graduated from Memorial School of Nursing and was employed at Memorial Hospital and Christiana Hospital, retiring in 1993 after 42 years as a registered nurse. Edna loved her summers in Dagsboro and her winters in Florida before suffering her stroke in 2003. She had resided at Manor Care Pike Creek Nursing Home for the past ten years and her family is extremely grateful to the staff for their love and support.
In addition to her parents, Edna was preceded in death by her loving husband, Merrill B. R. Sterner, who died in 1989.
She is survived by her four children, Merrill Gary Sterner (Carol) of New Castle, DE, Patricia Bates of New Castle, DE, Cheryl Murphy (Tom) of Smyrna, DE and Mark Sterner of Middletown, DE; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10 am at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. The visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 30th from 6 pm until 8 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be in Lawn Croft Cemetery, 1000 W. Ridge Road, Linwood, PA.


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13 Condolences for Edna Mae Sterner

  • Missing you so much Mom, but I know you are in a better place with Dad and everyone else. Love you.

  • So sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful lady.

  • i miss you so much nanny . your in a better place with pop . your my angle watching over me ! love you so much nanny !

  • Cheryl and Family,

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your Mother. May you find peace in knowing your friends are here for you…


  • So sorry for your loss, you all are in my prayers.

  • Nan I Love You and Miss You…

  • Dear Sterner Family;
    My heart, thoughts and prayers are with you. Just remember your Nan is not far and know at this very second She’s smiling down on you. ♡

  • So sorry for the loss of your Mother.
    Our deepest Sympathy to you and your family
    You are all in our Prayers, may she Rest in Peace

  • Our whole family was so sad to hear of Ms. Edna’s passing. My mom, Bonnie, works at Manor Care and they baked cookies together every week. She loved animals and always loved to pet my dog when I brought him in for a visit. She was a great woman and she is in a better place with her mom and husband.
    Prayers and peace for her family!

  • Too mrs edna family so sorry for the loss. My prayers are with you all. I work at manor care in the kitchen. She was such a sweet heart . And cant forget she love her chocolate ice cream , we always made sure she had it on her tray. Everybody in the kitchen will miss mrs.edna. may she r.i.p.

  • Thank you to everyone who posted a message to our family. She will always be remembered with fond thoughts.

  • My mother Florence Harbison was Edna’s cousin. She told me her Christmas card was returned so I decided to look into it and found this page. I will let her know and you all have our condolences.

  • The Harold Stephenson Family is thinking of you, and your family.