Gene R. Tweed - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Gene R. Tweed

April 5, 1940 - April 20, 2018

Gene R. Tweed, age 78, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 20, 2018.

Born in Newark, DE on April 5, 1940, he was the son of the late Leonard and Sara (Windle) Tweed.  Gene dedicated his career as a custodian in the Christina School District and retired in 1996 after 32 years of service.

Gene enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and sitting under his Maple tree at his home with his friends.  He will always be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend to many.

In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his wife, Mary H. (Heaton) Tweed.  He is survived by his son, Jerry Lowe, Jr. (Dawn) of St. Georges, DE; grandson, Chad A. Lowe of Middletown, DE; sister, Bertha Cooper of Millsboro, DE; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will be held privately in Gracelawn Memorial Park.


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7 Condolences for Gene R. Tweed

  • Had many a good time with my Summer neighbor Gene & Mary in Sea Air Village Rehoboth Beach. R.I.P my friend. Art & Judy Frampton

  • Jerry and Family

    I just wanted to pass along the thoughts and prayers from your friends here. It was sad to hear Gene passed, but I hope you and your family find comfort in knowing he and your Mother are at peace. We are all thinking of you and your Family, hoping that you all find your own peace.

    Thinking of all of you

    Christine Dean

  • Jerry, Dawn and Chad,

    Bev and I are sorry for your lost. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this most difficult time.

    Praying and thinking of you all,

    Phil & Bev

  • Jerry,
    I was incredibly sadden to hear of the passing of Gene. I do however find comfort that he and your Mom are reunited after a short time apart. Prayers of comfort and peace for you and your family through this time. Just know your work family is here for you at any time.

    Thinking/praying for you all,

    Stacy Johnson

  • Jerry,

    I’m very sorry to hear of your step father’s passing. I want to extend my deepest sympathies and please know we are thinking of you.


  • Jerry and family,

    We do not have the right words to convey with recent passing of your mother, Mary, and now your stepfather, Gene. Just know we care, have you all in our prayers, and if you need anything just call.

    Scott & JoAnn

  • Stacy
    Your words are kind but your willingness to work with me ( time off ) speaks volumes in my time of need. Thank you isn’t enough but it’s all I can offer at this time. Jerry