Gail W. Valla
January 23, 1947 - April 7, 2018
Gail W. (Williams) Valla, age 71, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018.
Born in Queens, NY on January 23, 1947, she was a daughter of the late John W. and Emily L. (Hemmer) Williams. Gail dedicated her career with the State of Delaware Department of Corrections as a social services specialist.
Gail always loved a party and dining out. Her hobbies included sewing and baking cookies. She loved spending time with her family and will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend to many.
Gail is survived by her children, Danna Valla Webb (John L., Jr.) of Ridgely, MD, Renee Valla Kershaw (John Wayne) of Wilmington, Kimberly M. Valla of Tampa, FL and Krista J. Valla (David Carson) of Newark; sister, Lynn Williams-Spencer of Wilmington; brothers, Scott Williams (Nina) of Jamestown, NY and Jack Williams, II (Cathy) of Newark; grandchildren, Jack, Corinne, Makayla, Kason, Ava and Asher; and nieces and nephews, Chrystiane, Michelle (Adam) and Jack.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Rd, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12:30 pm. Interment will be held privately
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gail’s name to The Plummer House, 38 Todds Ln, Wilmington, DE 19802.