Elizabeth J. “Penny” León
May 3, 1960 - September 23, 2020
Elizabeth J. “Penny” León, age 60, of Delaware City, DE, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.
Born in Wilmington, DE on May 3, 1960, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Bonnie (Heeren) Schirling. Penny worked as the activities director at the Governor Bacon Health Center. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing games on Facebook. Above all, Penny cherished time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Penny is survived by her husband of 40 years, Donato León, Sr.; children, Donato León, Jr. (Brenda) of Newark, Thomas León (Cara) of Wisconsin and T.T. León of Delaware City; grandchildren, Alexus, Ronnie, Hayley, Little Nado, Casey, Riley and Joey; and siblings, Michael Schirling, Ronda Pfarner, Carolyn King, Patty Lahman and Douglas Schirling.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 3 pm on Friday, September 25, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 3 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.