Jennifer Michelle Seppanen

February 13, 1991 - July 4, 2021

 Jennifer Michelle Seppanen, age 30, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

Born in Newark, DE on February 13, 1991, Jennifer was a daughter of Paige Douglas and Arlene (Hansen) Seppanen. After graduating from Newark High School in 2009, she attended University of Delaware. Jennifer actively participated in the Color Guard both in high school and college. She also attended Schilling Douglas School of Hair Design.

As a photogenic individual, Jennifer enjoyed modeling and photoshoots both professionally and with friends. She was adventurous and enjoyed traveling, kayaking, and spending time with family and friends. Jennifer had a huge heart and love for animals, especially her many cats and dogs. They always found a way into her heart.

Jennifer is survived by her father, Paige D. Seppanen (Terri); mother, Arlene Seppanen (Wes Palmer); sister, Jessica Seppanen (Lindsay Coyle); niece, Kylie Ciccaglione; adopted uncle, Rob Rathburn; cats, Bella and Simba; dog, Kona; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 AM. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the CDC and Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held privately.

In memory of Jennifer’s love for animals, memorial contributions may be made to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 600 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720 or Plumpton Zoo, 1416 Telegraph Road, Rising Sun, MD 21911.


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35 Condolences for Jennifer Michelle Seppanen

  • I will miss you

  • The Seppanen Family
    You’re in my prays. Jennifer was beautiful inside and out. 💜

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family… Miss you beautiful

  • Heartfelt sympathy and prayers for cousin Paige, Arlene, Jessica and all there that mourn the passing of Jennifer. May God give you comfort and peace in each coming day. This journey is not easy, as I also know. Hugs!

  • Rest easy jen ill miss you at work we all loved you and will deeply miss you

  • You will be greatly missed, and prayers to all of your family and friends 💜

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that all of you are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.

  • I will miss you sweet friend…

  • Such a beautiful bubbly person. Gone too soon. Your absent leaves the world a little darker.
    My thoughts are with all of your friends and family and fur kids.

  • We are so sorry for your loss of Jennifer. You all are in our prayers. Sending love

  • I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. I’m keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers

  • Our thoughts and Prayers go out to you and your family on this tremendous loss, words can’t express the feelings one has on the loss of a love one but simply know you are in our prayers

  • While this life is filled with storms, Jennifer always knew how to dance in the rain. Her light will shine in our hearts forever. It’s not good-bye. It’s see you again soon. <3 <3 <3

  • Al and I send our heartfelt condolences to all who knew and loved Jennifer. May the passage of time help heal the ache and sorrow of her passing.

  • Paige,
    So very sorry for your loss. We are not supposed to outlive our children which makes this doubly hard.


  • Peg & Jon Townley send our prayers to you and your family

  • To Paige and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Debbie McClafferty

  • So sorry for your loss and may God give you strength and comfort in the coming days!

  • So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

  • You had a smile that lit up the room and a heart of gold you will forever be loved and missed you will always be my “jen squared” I love you BB

  • In just the short time I got to know you, it was so refreshing your spirit your smile your hugs you were genuine I’m going to miss you much it’s hard to think of you gone, so I’ll think of you on a beautiful trip and I’ll see you again. Love G 💙🙏

  • I remember when you and my daughter Krystle played softball together at Newark high school and still remained friends and stayed in contact. You will be missed RIP😔🙏❤️

  • Sending prayers to all the family and friends. We had mutual friends throughout school and even as adults. It was always a pleasure watching your confidence shine and your amazing personality. You will truly be missed. You were one of a kind and beautiful in every way❤️

  • Arlene, Jessica, & Family. We are sending our condolences & prayers to all of you. We are so sorry about Jennifer.

    We are thinking about all of you.
    Mike, Debbie, & Dana Troxell. Katie Troxell Murtagh & Sean Murtagh.

  • Heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your beautiful daughter and sister.

  • Dear Arlene, Shocked and saddened by this obit. Jennifer Michelle certainly captured the modeling and the hair design skills. At the hospital you certainly see and help people with difficult situations and decisions. Hope that gives you strength. I will be praying in a more focused way for all involved in this death. May she rest in peace. I will remember her at Eucharist and prayer that this community gathered around the Word and Bread of life will give you strength now and in the future.

  • Kara & I would like to extend our sincerest condolences on your tremendous loss to your family. We are very sorry for your loss.

  • Jenn my big booty beauty!!! You are like no other and you will def be missed baby girl!!! Rest in Paradise!! We love you jenn!!!!

  • Paige, Arlene, and Jessica,

    I am saddened to hear of Jennifer’s passing. Jessica and Jennifer were like my little baby sisters as they did everything with us at night while you both worked. I will always picture Jennifer as a light princess with her beautiful red hair and big smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  • I am so saddened to learn of her passing. She was a GREAT, CARING person and a joy in my Spanish class. Always a beautiful girl physically and spiritually. I was so fortunate to have known her and to enjoy her smile, her positive attitude and her enthusiasm for school, friendship and life! May God bless her and her whole family. She will be hugely missed! Que ella duerma bien con los àngeles!

  • We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • We are heart broken and saddened to hear of the loss of your beautiful daughter. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers, we hope as time goes you can find comfort in all the joy she brought and the beautiful memories you shared. We are so sorry for you loss.

  • Page,
    So sorry for your loss.

  • Terri and Paige. Although I never met your daughter, I can tell by her pictures that she was a beautiful and confident person. Please except my condolences. I love that she was an animal lover and will make a donation in her memory.

  • So sorry to hear of your loss Paige and family.