John D. Curlett - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

John D. Curlett

December 7, 1971 - August 5, 2017

John D. Curlett, age 45, of Smyrna, DE, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

Born in Wilmington on December 7, 1971, he was a son of the late Donald Curlett and the late Adele (Pace) Alfree. John made his career as an ironworker with Ironworkers Local #451, Wilmington. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed surf fishing and duck hunting.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brothers, Donnie and Randy Curlett. He is survived by his daughter, Brittany R. Ziolkowski of Smyrna; fiancée, Janny Russell of Smyrna; brothers, Weston Curlett, Duane Curlett (Mary) both of Smyrna, and Mark Curlett of Elkton, MD; step brother, William Alfree of Dover; grandson, Brantley Ziolkowski; step mother, Mary Curlett of Chesapeake City, MD; step father, William Alfree, Sr. of Clayton; and a gaggle of nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE, from 10:00 until 11:00 am followed by a funeral service at 11:00 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Delmarva Teen Challenge, 611 3rd Street, Seaford, DE 19973.


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15 Condolences for John D. Curlett

  • Rest in peace brother

  • May God comfort you and strengthen you during this time of sorrow 2 Corinthians 1:3,4.

  • I love you so much dad ❤️ Rest In Peace daddy

  • Reace in peace man I will never forget all the fun times we had and all the hard work we did and I will see u again one day. Love u boo

  • So sorry to hear of his passing! Thinking of the entire family.

  • R.I.P. My brother fly high ,till we meet again , was a pleasure to work with u side by side swinging steel , was an honor to be your brother…
    God Bless you my friend

  • Rest in peace brother. You will be missed

  • Dear Curlett family and friends,

    May you find peace and comfort in your time of loss,

  • i will always love you and miss you. i hate the way you left us. you are not in pain any more. you are in good company now. you were a good man, a hard worker, a very loving companion. till we meet again burgers!

  • Rest in peace gonna miss you man you were like a brother

  • Peace and prayers! I will miss you brother, see you on the flip side.

  • We are so sorry for your loss, please extend our sympathies to his family and we hope the prayers of others will comfort you & them.

  • Rip brother keep us safe

  • May you rest in peace,sorry for the loss of another curlett <3

  • You was always a good person! And you very easy to talk too. RIP John