Elizabeth F. Holly - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Elizabeth F. Holly

July 19, 1929 - March 22, 2024

Elizabeth F. Holly, age 94, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, on July 19, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Frances (Hottenstein) Heitzman.

Elizabeth was a secretary for the State of Delaware before retiring from the University of Delaware. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and Eastern Star. Elizabeth attended the Howard Weston Senior Center and enjoyed sewing, Wii bowling, reading, and spending time with her family. She was a talented quilter who made beautiful quilts for her great grandchildren. Elizabeth enjoyed and looked forward to spending Friday girl’s night with her daughter, Carol; two nieces, Donna and Kimmi; and Julie when she was home from Florida.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Richard E. Holly. Elizabeth is survived by her children, David and Carol Holly-Winter (Don); grandchildren, Melissa, Jen, and Scott; and great grandchildren, Robert, Abby, Mikey, and Dante.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, March 29, 2024, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to the Howard Weston Senior Center, 1 Basset Avenue, Wilmington Manor, DE 19720, or online by clicking here.


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6 Condolences for Elizabeth F. Holly

  • Mrs. Holly was a very nice & kind lady who loved her family.
    With Sincere Sympathy, Pat & Dave Douglas

  • Dave, we are so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. You and your Family are in our thoughts and Prayers. May she rest in peace now.

  • I am so sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. She was a very gentle, pleasant lady with a nice smile!
    I spent many happy hours with Betty both at Weston Sr Ctr and other places. She was a very good Wii bowler and on our team for many years.

    I will really miss her as I know Betty’s family and neice Donna and her family will.

    My sympathies to her daughter, son, grandchildren and her neice and her daughters who she dearly loved.

  • David, sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Sending condolences to you and your family.

  • To Carol and the family, we are saddened for the lost of your Mother, Our prayers are with you and the family for peace and comfort

  • Carol and David,
    The Bakomenko family extends our deepest sympathy in this time of grief. Our families have been linked as neighbors for close to 60 years. May Mrs Holly rest in peace.