Irene S. Hinton - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Irene S. Hinton

July 8, 1932 - August 7, 2015

Irene S. Hinton, 83 of Holloway Terrace, New Castle, DE, passed away, peacefully, on Friday, August 7, 2015.
Born in Wilmington on July 8, 1932, she was raised at Our Lady of Grace orphanage in Newark. She was a 50 year member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Holloway Terrace Fire Company. Irene worked for the Colonial School District, as a cafeteria worker, retiring after 22 years of dedicated service. She especially enjoyed spending time with her beloved family and friends.
Irene was preceded in death by her mother Genevieve Markowski. She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, James L. Bucky Hinton, Jr.; children, James L. Bucky Hinton III of New Castle, Larry M. Hinton (Valerie) of Newark, Jeanne L. Morgan (Ed) of Meherrin, VA, William E. Bull Hinton of New Castle, and Jacqueline F. Jackie Gardner of Hockessin; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in Glebe Cemetery, New Castle.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ladies Auxiliary, Holloway Terrace Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 684, Manor Branch, New Castle, DE 19720.


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  • Please except my sincere condolences being offered for the entire family. During this hour of grief please read in your Bible Gods words for comfort at Isaiah 33:22,24 also Romans 6:7,23

  • God bless the Hinton family. I just Irene at pizza history. You are finally flying free.

  • So sorry for your loss. It was always a pleasure to serve Mrs. Hinton at the Bake Shoppe. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

  • So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all the family.

  • I would like to offer my condolences to the Hinton family on there love of a wonderful Mother,& grandmother and a wonderful ladies in the fire service, she will be dearly missed by everybody. R.I.P. Irene.

  • I just heard of Irene’s passing. I am so sorry. She was a dedicated Mother and Wife, and a good neighbor. I know she will be dearly missed.

  • My deepest sympathy to the family. Your mom and dad were our very good friends when we lived in Holloway Terrace. We always hung around together at the fire company, parading, etc. Your dad and my husband Bob (Passed away 2011), were best friends growing up in the Terrace. I did not realize how ill your parents were. My love and prayers go out to all of you. They were special friends and I will miss them. God Bless.

    Phyllis Thompson