John T. Grabowski
Mr. John Thomas Grabowski, age 53, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2011, at Beebe Medical Center.
A native Delawarean, Mr. Grabowski was born in Wilmington on November 27, 1957. He made his career as a professional welder and was a longtime member of Holy Spirit parish.
In his leisure hours, Mr. Grabowski greatly enjoyed fishing, hunting, and crabbing. Most of all, he delighted in spending time with his family, especially his beloved grandchildren, whom he adored.
He is survived by his daughters, Crystal Ann Roderick and Josie Lee Roderick; parents, Stephen Grabowski, Sr. and Martha Giacchi Grabowski; brothers and sister, Stephen Grabowski, Jr. (Connie), Rose Roderick (Joe), Christopher Grabowski, and Walter Grabowski; grandchildren, Christopher, Julianna, Jenna, Adriana (“Peaches”), Kailyn, and Ava; and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his longtime friend, Gertrude Roderick. He was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Lee Grabowski.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, November 10, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, 19720, where visitation will begin at 10 am.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The John T. Grabowski Memorial Education Fund (to benefit his grandchildren), c/o Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home at the address above.