Jeffrey Edward Leary
Born February 17, 1957
Jeffrey Edward Leary, age 60, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017, at Albert Einstein Hospital in Philadelphia after a short illness.
Jeffrey was born in Wilmington, DE on February 17, 1957 to the late Edward J. and Doris E. Leary. He attended William Penn High School and worked as a master electrician until he became disabled from a work related accident.
Jeffrey enjoyed life with family and friends, fishing and camping, NASCAR, University of Delaware football and was a recent fan of University of Alabama football. He enjoyed cooking and grilling, old John Wayne movies and the antics of the Three Stooges.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Linda Jeanne Leary, Karen Gay Leary, Brent Allen Leary, and Jerry Harold Leary. Jeffrey is survived by his children, Nicole Marie Anway (Chris) of Michigan and Kyle Jeffrey Leary of Wilmington; sisters, Gaylynne Giliberto (James J. Jr.) of Michigan and Tammy Lerch (Everett Clayton) of Tennessee; sister-in-law, Michelle Cooper Leary; grandsons, William Christopher and Noah Nicholas Anway; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 pm until 4 pm on Friday afternoon, November 3, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 4 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers and in honor of Jeffrey’s love for dogs, memorial contributions can be made to the Brandywine Valley S.P.C.A., 600 South Street, New Castle, Delaware 19720.