Evelyn M. Handel - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Evelyn M. Handel

March 19, 1930 - February 20, 2019

          Evelyn M. Handel, age 88, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

          Born in Westwood, NJ, on March 19, 1930, she was a daughter of the late George and Edna Wersebe.  Evelyn was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed being a homemaker.

          In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Wayne Wersebe.  Evelyn is survived by her husband of 69 years, John Allen Handel; and children, Deborah Ann Jeltema, Cynthia Susan Handel and Bruce Allen Handel.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 12 noon, on Friday, March 29, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12 noon.  Interment will be held at a later date.


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  • John and Family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss, Evie was such a wonderful person and a great neighbor, our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

    Tom, Christine & Tommy Mason

  • John, I’m so sorry to hear about Evelyn’s passing.
    Please accept our condolences from Lynn, Krista, Kailah, Kyrie and Kyler.
    We so fondly remember living in the house next to Nutter’s, and you’re companionship.
    You were a father figure for all of us.
    Your love of gardening especially has been adopted by us all.
    Thank you for being part of our lives, we will pray for Evelyn and all your family.

  • Dear John,
    I am so very sorry to hear of Evie’s passing. We were friends for forty seven years. Evie was like the sister I never had and I will miss her greatly. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Lia Wycoff

  • Jim and I offer our sincere sympathy to you and your family John

  • Dear John,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Evie will be greatly missed.


  • Mr. John and Family
    We are so sorry to hear about Ms. Evie’s passing. The girls (Jennifer and Jessica) and I have enjoyed living next to you and Evie for the past 25 years. You and Evie were always so kind to us and later all the grandchildren. Evie , always will be remembered for her kindness, warmth and love of fashion and clothes. We are all sorry for your loss and will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  • John, Debby, Cynthia and Bruce,
    We are all so sorry to hear about Evie’s passing. I treasure so many memories growing up across the street. You all have been such a big part of our family for so many years. Our hearts and prayers go out to you in this difficult time.

  • Evie was a ray of sunshine and I will miss her so much! She was a beautiful woman inside and out and I will never forget her!!!! With Love, Kathy Parlamenti