James J. “Jimmy” Maggio, Sr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

James J. “Jimmy” Maggio, Sr.

February 13, 1954 - March 28, 2022

James J. “Jimmy” Maggio, Sr., age 68, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, March 28, 2022.

Born in Catania, Italy, on February 13, 1954, Jimmy was the son of the late Joseph A. and Anne (DeVito) Maggio. He enjoyed working on automobiles and made his career as an auto mechanic.

In his leisure time, Jimmy was always busy and enjoyed many things; tinkering, working on anything with a motor, helping people, time with friends, motorcycles and attending country music concerts are just a few. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Linda S. Maggio; and children, Brad Phipps and Angela Maggio. He is survived by his loving children, Victoria and her husband James (JB) Bullen of Newark, James J. Maggio, Jr. of Hagerstown, MD and William A. Maggio of Wilmington; grandchildren, Amanda, Christopher, Tyler, Devon, and Lexas; great-grandchildren, Aubree and Lyla; and long-time partner and dear companion Joan Godwin.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Monday, April 4, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 7 pm. Interment will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in James’ memory maybe be made to the American Cancer Society,  P. O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or online by clicking here.



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8 Condolences for James J. “Jimmy” Maggio, Sr.

  • So sorry for your loss, praying for your family

  • A fifty-nine year friendship was just not enough time, save a spot in heaven so we can continue our conversation. Love you brother immensely, good bye for now know you won’t fade from my memory

  • So sorry for your loss
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
    We will never forget him he will be missed by many 🙏❤️

  • God Bless you friend. You will be missed. Prayers for you as you make your way home to our Lord. Love Jo and Bob

  • Vicky and Jim,

    Please except our most sincere sympathy in the loss of your father. Our hearts go out to you and your family.

    Uncle Bruce and Aunt Cindy Bullen

  • Jim was always our brother He was loved by us all and was always ready to share a laugh and a smile. He will be sadly missed.

  • Sorry to read of Jimmy’s passing. May he rest in peace and rise in Glory.

  • Sorry for your loss Joan 🙏to you and family