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Heather Margaret Schnell

April 11, 1940 - January 10, 2022

Heather Margaret Schnell, age 81, of Bear, DE, passed away on January 10, 2022.

Born in Paisley, Scotland, on April 11, 1940, she was a daughter of the late James Donald and Margaret (Kennedy) Anderson. Heather worked as a travel agent for Uniglobe Tour and Travel in Newark for over 40 years, prior to her retirement. Active in her community, she was a member of the Wilmington Manor Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. In her spare time, Heather loved to travel, especially going on cruises. More than anything, she loved time spent with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Heather is preceded in death by her husband, Barry T. Schnell; son, Gordon Walker; and siblings, Kenneth and Donald Anderson. She is survived by her son, Stephen A. Walker (Darris); step-children, Schuyler Schnell (Beth), Wesley Schnell (Gina), and Melissa Duggan (Tim); sister, Mae Aungst; many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; and life-long friend of 56 years, Jackie Carlozzi and her children Pamela, Michelle, and Mark.

 A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 3 pm on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will be held at 3 pm. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of their vaccination status. Interment will be held privately.

Any family members or friends who are unable to attend the services for Heather can live stream the service by clicking here.

 In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Heather’s memory to Wilmington Manor Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 645, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  • You will be missed after 56 years of going thru good and bad times. You were included in everything my family did. We went thru marriages, divorces, living together, cruising and complaining to each other about everything. Most of all I will miss our telephone calls and shopping at Boscov’s. Save me a space in heaven.

  • Heather(Mama) i will miss u everyday I have truly been blessed to have u in my life for so many years. You’ve been a second mom to me for most of my life and I will cherish the memories we’ve made! Stephen and Darris I’m so sorry I will always be here for you both! love u brother ❤️

  • Sincere condolences. So sorry to learn of Heather’s passing as she was a very nice lady. She helped & traveled with us on a few cruises in the past. She will be missed.

  • With Deepest sympathy,
    Heather was such a blessing . Her energy was contagious, with the warmest smile and kindness beyond measure.

    Keeping you all in my thoughts and Prayers.
    Kimmie Ingram ❤️
    Five Points Fire Co.

  • She will be greatly missed

  • So sorry to hear of Heathers passing She will be missed.

  • I have so many wonderful memories of my Aunt Heather. From times visiting her in Canada when Gordon and Stephen were young to going to Scotland in 2016. You will always be remembered as the fun, happy Aunt that I adored as a child. Love you forever. Linda

  • My condolences to Heather’s family and close friends. She booked some memorable family trips including our first one to Disney and was such a joy to work with. She cared so much about her work and took the time to get to know her clients. Always had a smile on her face! A true light in this world!

  • I love you Heather, I’m sorry we didn’t get to spend more time together. I’m very grateful to have you as a part of my life. You were a great grandmother. Rest in piece “gram Heather” as my daughter Rylee says just wish you were able to me my youngest daughter Ryan. All my girls would’ve loved you

  • I will always remember trying to do my best Scottish accent to Aunt Heather and she would tell me I would make a great Scott’s man. Until we meet again Aunt Heather love Phillip.

  • We will all miss our lovely aunt Heather who’s infectious laugh and smile would light up the room. I have such fond memories of her visits to Scotland and when we came to stay in the states. Gone now but never forgotten and always remembered with love. RIP our aunt Heather.❤️🙏

  • A beautiful service for an even more beautiful person. We will miss our “Sweet Scottish Lass” and talking to her often.
    We have many memories that we will cherish. Hugs and love, Jill and Dean Decker

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  • Heather will be missed
    Great friend as well as a coworker
    Met her while working at Uniglobe
    We depended on each other when needed . RIP

  • From the Boyce Family, Heather was the most 💐WONDERFUL Friend, a special LADY and I am so grateful I was her neighbor for several years!! We WILL have that 🌹🫖TEA party we were always trying to set up, in 🌟Heaven🌟 One fine Day Heather with all of our 💖Loved Ones and ✨JESUS CHRIST Our Lord and Savior, there to Celebrate ✨HIS Children come back HOME!!🙏💖💖. Thank You Heather, for your Friendship!! You were One in a Billion!!💕🙏 Rest in Peace….AMEN!!! 💖💖🙏🙏