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Gary R. Broderick

May 16, 1942 - December 12, 2017

Gary R. Broderick, age 75, of Bear, DE, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 surrounded by loving family.

Gary was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on May 16, 1942, and was the son of the late Joseph R. Broderick and Virginia (MacPhearson) Lofstrom.  After serving our country in the Air Force, he established and maintained his lifelong career as an engineer with DuPont/Siemens.

An avid sports fan, Gary loved to cheer on his hometown teams, the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.  He also had an extensive baseball card collection.  He was a beloved husband, father, son and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his wife, Gene (Lecompte) Broderick; brother, Barry Broderick; and sister, Jean Broderick.  He is survived by his sons, Craig Broderick of Arizona, Daniel Broderick of New York and Joseph Broderick of Bear; brothers, Tom Lofstrom and Jimmy Lofstrom of Massachusetts; grandchildren, Tyler, Makenna, Cayden, Savannah and Sebastian.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday morning, December 22, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, followed by a funeral service will be held at 11 am.

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  • My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. All my love. Aunt Diane

  • We are so very sorry thAt you have lost your dad and brother and grandfather and friend . Prayers for you all

  • Gary was and will remain the nicest man I’ve had the pleasure of meeting. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

    Sincerest condolences,
    Chas

  • We are so sorry for your loss. We love you and are thinking of you at this difficult time. Uncle Larry is going to miss going to lunch with your Dad and taking him on adventure filled detours on the way home.

  • So sorry for your loss Dan and Joe. I will never forget as a kid being amazed at how many baseball cards your dad had. He will be missed.

  • So very sorry for your loss. Gary was a good man, friend, mentor. We shared the love of Country Music and the Ray’s! lol But the one peace I find is that he and my sister Gene are back together again. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time. Uncle Mel & Aunt Susie

  • Joey and Danny,
    Words cannot express how sad I am about the passing of your dad. I know how close you were with your dad and I know he will be deeply missed. I still miss your mom and her friendship. I will not be able to be at the service because I will be taking care of my dad. Please know that if there is anything I can do to help, please reach out to me.
    My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
    Janice

  • I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Fondly remembering staying for dinner and debating the proper way to make a taco. I still make my ice tea and orzo pasta salad the way your mom showed me. The two of them are together again now. Most sincere sympathy.