Eileen V. Pullen

April 14, 1937 - May 4, 2022

Eileen V. Pullen, age 85, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

Born in Lower Merion Township, PA, on April 14, 1937, she was a daughter of the late John McAnulla and Tillie (Sharley) McAnulla. Eilleen was a New Castle County crossing guard in the 1970’s and a dedicated homemaker. Extremely strong in her faith, Eileen was a devout Catholic and loved attending Mass.

In addition to her parents, Eileen was preceded in death by her son, the late Howard J. Thomas. She is survived by her children, William A. Thomas (Donna), and Colleen T. Pruitt; siblings, John McAnulla and Kathleen Alkenson; grandchildren, Thomas, Shawn, Brandon, and John; and great-grandchildren, John II, and Justin.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, May 13, 2022, at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, 801 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

 In lieu of flowers, donations in Eileen’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38102 or by clicking here.


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  • I’m sure you’re with God in heaven with Jesus, the Blessed Mother and the holy spirit 🙏. You had a calling from God to come home and be with him and all of your loved ones in heaven ❤️. You will never ever be forgotten and extremely missed. Thank you for teaching more about our Lord and thank you for sharing your life with all of us. Love you Mom. From you’re son in law.