Emmett J. “Joe” Zickgraf, Jr.

January 7, 1962 - June 18, 2021

Emmett J. “Joe” Zickgraf, Jr., age 59, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE on January 7, 1962, he was a son of the late Emmett J. Zickgraf, Sr. and Ruthann Graham. Joe was a graduate of the class of 1980 at William Penn High School. He worked as a Pipefitter and I & C Technician for Pipefitters & Plumbers Local Union #74. Joe was a long-time member of the Castillian Club and the Delaware City Club. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, guns and ammunition.

In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by his brother, William E. Zickgraf. He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Zickgraf of New Castle and Nicole Taylor (Chad) of Elkton, MD; brother, George G. Zickgraf (Claudia) of Rhodesdale, MD; 3 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe’s memory to the Colon Cancer Foundation, Attn: Honor/Memorial Gifts, 10 Midland Avenue, Suite M-06, Port Chester, NY 10573.


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3 Condolences for Emmett J. “Joe” Zickgraf, Jr.

  • We had some great times growing up he will surely be missed by many people rest eazy

  • Sorry for you loss, your family will be in my prayers

  • R.I.P. Jr. in God’s hands now condolences to the family From the Peck’s N Hamill families 🙏🙏🙏🙏