Henry C. DeHoyos
September 3, 1930 - June 23, 2018
Henry C. DeHoyos, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Phoenix, AZ on September 3, 1930, he was a son of the late Henry and Mary (Pettruto) DeHoyos. Henry dedicated his career as an assemblyman with General Motors and retired in 1984 after 35 and a half years of service. He was a devout Catholic and longtime member of Holy Spirit Parish. Henry was a proud lifetime volunteer fireman with Minquadale Fire Company and Fire Police.
In addition to his parents, Henry was preceded in death by his first wife of 58 years, Marie DeHoyos; grandson, Henry “Boot” DeHoyos and wife, Tammy; granddaughter, Angela Dennis; and great grandson, Brian Sapp. He is survived by his wife of 9 years, Mary DeHoyos; children, Rosanna “Ro” Dennis (Gene) of Newark, Henry W. DeHoyos (Sandra) of New Castle, Deborah Collins (Robert) of New Castle, Barbara Sapp (Daniel) of New Castle, William DeHoyos (Cammy) of Wilmington and Joseph DeHoyos of Kansas City, MO; stepchildren, Joseph Magner, Theresa Phippin, Thomas Magner and James Magner; 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 1 great great grand child.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held inAll Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Henry’s name to Minquadale Fire Company, 129 E. Hazeldell Ave, New Castle, DE 19720.