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Janet Arlene “Netty” Cale

January 9, 1955 - November 8, 2020

Janet Arlene “Netty” Cale, age 65, of Saint Georges, DE, peacefully passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Born in Wilmington, DE on January 9, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Warner E. Sr. and Leola M Henry. Janet was a graduate of Middletown High School in 1973, following attending Delaware State University she began her career working at The Chronically Ill in Smyrna, Delaware. She worked as a Youth Counselor at Governor Bacon Residential Treatment Center for adolescents in Delaware City, Delaware. Then, she continued to work as Youth Counselor at Middletown Silver Lake Residential Treatment Center (RTC) in Middletown, Delaware. Next, she worked at Walmart in Middletown after she retired with 33 years of employment with the State of Delaware. Lastly, she helped provide childcare services at a center in Wilmington, Delaware with her daughter Sheena. Also, she lovingly helped with caring for her grandchildren in her home when needed.

Janet married William Andrew Cale, Jr. on May 14, 1983 and from this union came two children, Juice and Sheena. She loved her family and cherished spending time with her children and grandchildren. Netty had a love and passion for life, she was the life of the party. She was loved by her family and so many friends for her reward winning fun, loving, and down to earth personality and spirit. Her favorite thing to do was shop. She enjoyed singing and could be found in the kitchen cooking. She loved family and friend gatherings where she would dance, laugh, and make jokes that everyone enjoyed. Janet loved going to church at Calvary Baptist Church in Middletown, DE where she was a member for many years and she loved listening to gospel music and praising the Lord.

Janet was preceded in death by her mother, Leola M. Henry; father, Warner E. Henry Sr.; siblings, Aileen W. Henry, Florence M. Henry, Warner E. Henry, Jr., Delmar E. Henry and Althelia M. Matson; and nephews, Willard Waters and Darryl Henry.

Janet is survived by William Andrew Cale, Jr.; son, William “Juice” Cale III of Delaware City; daughter, Sheena Cale-Booker (Nakeem) of St. Georges; grandchildren, Mya, Justice, Jahiem and Chase; siblings, Dallas Henry (Ruby) of Bear, Dewittfield Henry (Glenzel) of Middletown, Alvin Henry (Victoria) of Wilmington, Janice Green (Thenell) of Clayton, Otis Henry (Kathleen) of Smyrna, Quentin Henry of Smyrna, Felecia Henry of Middletown, Waldo Henry (Lesia) of Middletown, Ronny Henry (Juvy) of Middletown and Wanda Henry-Lewis of Philadelphia; sister-in-law, Joyce Henry of Chesterville; nieces and nephews, Pamela Watson (Neal), Francine Boyd (Ted), Trudy Brown (William), Nigel Chandler, Derek Brady, Dana Brady, Dalisha Henry, Dallas Henry, Jr., Dewittfield Henry, Jr. (Caitlyn), Latanya Henry, Carlissa Henry-Jones (Steven), Latoya Hobbs, Quentin Henry, Jr., Bruchette Henry, Warner Henry, Jaden Henry and Tyron Henry; and a host of great nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10:45 am on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow at Pinetree Cemetery, 413 Blackbird Landing, Townsend, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.


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31 Condolences for Janet Arlene “Netty” Cale

  • Sending prayers and condolences to the family, God never makes a mistake he only takes the BEST!💔

  • To the family you All have my Deepest Condelences. I shared many memories with Nettie and She will be Missed. She was a great Gem.

  • Please pray for the Henry & Cale family and I love you all

  • Our sincere condolences to the family, may the God of all comfort, comfort you at this time, our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Our heart and prayers go out to this loving family. May God love and always keep you safe. Because of our age we will not be able to attend the funeral , but our love and thoughts will be with you.

  • So sorry to hear of Netty’s passing. Our families grew up together in Middletown and we played together as children. My prayers of heartfelt sympathy to the family with Peace and Blessings. May she Rest in Heaven

  • Sincere condolences to the family. May your loving memories ease your mind during this difficult time.

  • You are missed. Our chain is broken but our memories will always be there. Our family bond is strong. I just remember GOD knows best and never makes a mistake. You are Loved. Your cousin always.

  • My Condolences and Prayers to the entire Henry Family.

  • To my cousins I was saddened to hear of the the passing of Netty then I smiled because her voice and her face appeared to me from when we were all going up together look to the Lord and each other for comfort

  • Thoughts and prayers of comfort to the family, doing this difficult time.

    Bernard & Mary Williams

  • To Sheena, Juice, Bro Andy and all of the Henry-Cale family,
    Saying goodbye to someone we love is heartbreaking. May you find comfort in all the special memories shared with Ms Janet.

  • To the Family U have my Deepest Sympathy Nettie was a Lovely Person. My neighbor we opened Walmart n Middletown together. Wonderful person 2 work with “Nettie Thanks 4 The Memories”.

  • Family I am sorry for your loss.Netty will be missed. Cherish the memories.Sending prayers and condolences.

  • My condolences to the family of this very special woman. Netty was a mother figure to me at a time in my life when I had no one and the bond that we shared was special. She was a loving, kind, and special type of person who I will always remember and cherish. May she rest in heavenly peace.

  • To the Henry- Cale Family Netty was a beautiful person and she will be missed. Sending Condolences and prayers to each and everyone that God continue to give you strength during the time. Elaine Suggs and Family

  • Our Sincere Condolences to the Henry and Cale Family. May God Comfort you at this difficult time. Praying for you all.

  • Our sincere condolences to the family

  • To the family my heartfelt sympathy .Janet was a great friend of mine I share a lot of memories . I was just with her a few days before she was called home.Family keep the faith and remember God knows best. Love you all🙏💕

  • Sheena and Juice I’m so sorry for your loss … my deepest sympathy truly !!! Sending prayers an condolences to the family… she will be missed.

  • Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time. We love you all.

  • My sincere condolences to the family in your time of grief. My prayers are with you. May God give each of you the comfort and strength needed at such a time as this. My love to all of you. Netty is now resting in the arms of our Lord.

  • Sending my prayers and condolence to the Cale & Henry family.

  • Janet I will also smile when I think of you. The memories of working with you at SLC were memorable. Rest easy my friend.

  • My condolences to Sheena and family so sorry for your lost your definitely in my thoughts and prayers

  • Prayers going up for the family…🙏🏽

  • Sending prayers and love to the henry/cale family. May Ms.Nettie rest in peace.

  • My condolences and prayers goes to the Henry Family.

  • To the family, I send my deepest condolences, I hadn’t seen Netty in a long time,but she used to always make me laugh,I am so sorry about your losing her, I will keep you all in my prayers. Take care, love youall❤️.

  • To the Henry and Cale family my Condolences and prayers are with you all. Juice & Sheena always remember the good memories of your mother in your hearts.🙏🙏❤❤

  • With a heavy heart I send condolences to the Cale/Henry family. Netty and I worked together at Governor Bacon for many years and she was a friend who was straight froward. We maintained contact via phone through the years and always talked about connecting, sorry we kept putting that off! I was stunned and sadden to learn of her passing the evening of her going home service. I will keep the family in my prayers, losing a mother, sister, friend is so hard but God knows and I pray that he will comfort you in a mighty way. SIP Netty you will surly be missed!