Frances Dorothy Verucci
May 17, 1932 - July 19, 2023
Frances Dorothy Verucci, age 91, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2023.
Born in Wilmington, DE on May 17, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Francis Robert and Dorothy Mae (Hickman) Taylor. Frances dedicated her time to taking care of her family as a talented homemaker.
Frances could always be found outside enjoying nature. She spent countless hours tending to her beautiful garden and loved visiting Longwood Gardens. In her spare time, Frances enjoyed reading and watching Scottish games.
In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her loving husband of 29 years, James Anthony Verucci; sons, Michael Thomas Verucci and John Francis Verucci; and sister, Vivian June Grayson. She is survived by her children, Robert Verucci (Lisa), Linda Blansfield, Christine Rosselli, and Evelyn Verucci; 3 sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 am on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Road, Newark, DE. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Frances’ memory to a charity of the donor’s choice.