Edward F. "Ed" Sniadowski, Jr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Edward F. “Ed” Sniadowski, Jr.

September 12, 1953 - March 25, 2022

Edward F. Sniadowski, Jr., age 68, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE on September 12, 1953, he was the son of the late Edward F. and Frances (Callahan) Sniadowski. Ed worked many years in hospitality industry and enjoyed working at Iron Hill Brewery, for the past 17 years. Over the years at Iron Hill Brewery, Ed developed great friendships with co-workers and regular customers along the way.

An avid sports fan, you could always find him cheering on his favorite team at home, or at local sports bars on Sundays. Ed also enjoyed watching baseball and rooted for the Phillies. In his leisure time, Ed enjoyed fishing and crabbing at Rehoboth Beach. He loved dogs and adopted many over his lifetime.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Linda Ann Sinkes. Ed is survived by his dear companion, Janice Capparell of Newark, DE; and his brothers, Donald Sniadowski (Susan) of Smyrna, TN and Andrew Sniadowski (Mary) of Burlington, NJ; also his many nieces and nephews, niece Christine Cintron (William)  and their son Emanuel of Miami, FL, and nephew Patrick Sniadowski (Andrea) of Mt. Juliet, TN, and nieces Katherine Sniadowski of Georgetown, KY and Julie Sniadowski of Louisville, KY, and niece Amanda Sniadowski and nephew Andrew E. Sniadowski both of Burlington, NJ. Ed is also survived by his beloved dogs, Buddy and Skipper.

A Life Celebration will be held privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Ed’s name be made to Paws for Life, PO Box 407, Chesapeake City, MD 21915 or to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or online by clicking here.


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6 Condolences for Edward F. “Ed” Sniadowski, Jr.

  • Dear Janice, I remember all the nice things that you said about Ed when we worked at Macy’s. I remember the time that you told me how blessed you were to have him in your life. May you find peace in the fond memories that you shared with Ed. You have my deepest sympathy. Love, Francine

  • Miss you brother. Far more then you would ever guess. Hope you are dropping a line off the edge of a cloud while Rudy and Buckwheat are keeping you company.

  • My deepest sympathies to Jan— working with Ed at IHB for 9 years, his impact on all who encountered him cannot be understated. He was the voice of reason and the center of the laughter. He is truly missed.

  • Donny and Andy, so sorry to hear of Eds passing. We had so many wonderful memories at the Hot Shoppes. I miss your mom too Frances could put up with the mess we were. Condolences

  • I worked with Ed for many years at the Air Transport Command. I was lucky enough to recently run into him at Iron Hill and we spent time reminiscing. I will miss his larger than life personality. My condolences

  • I worked with Mr. Sniadowski from the age of 16-21 years old at the airport . He taught me so much and truly inspired me to stay in the field of restaurants.
    He always looked after me and I am forever grateful. Very sad to see he has passed.
    I have owned my own cafe for 38 years. I’m always thankful to him.