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Juan Antonio Maldonado

June 24, 1956 - March 6, 2018

Juan Antonio Maldonado, age 61, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Born in New York, NY on June 24, 1956, he was a son of the late Antonio and Laura (Diaz) Maldonado.  Juan dedicated his career as a medical claims processor with Delaware Claims Processing in Wilmington, DE.

He had a loving and funny free spirit and enjoyed traveling.  Juan was intelligent and a jack of all trades.  Above all he will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and dear friend.

In addition to his parents, Juan was preceded in death by his wife, Nelly Y. (Troche) Maldonado; and sister, Maria Maldonado.  He is survived by his children, John Maldonado (Tatiana) of New Castle, Chereis Zapatero (Gilbert) of Carnegie, PA and Jacquelyn Ramos (Juan) of Wilmington; brother, Luis Torres; sister, Nydia Maldonado; grandchildren, Joshua, John, Anastacia, Isabella, Natalia, Gabriella, Shiana, Brandon, Mariya, Antonio, Elijah and Lorenzo; step grandchildren, Juan III and Noel; and great grandchildren, Lily and Gabriel.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will be held privately.

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10 Condolences for Juan Antonio Maldonado

  • I am so sorry to hear of the passing of my former co-worker, who I would chat with daily about his NY Giants and my Pittsburgh Steelers. A pleasure to know and work with. May God Bless him and all your family, as he’s finally at Peace.

  • John, Chereis and Jackie: I am keeping you in my prayers. This has been a very difficult time, but you have taken all the hits like champions! Nothing I say will take away you pain and sorrow, just want you to know I’m only a phone call away!

  • Weeping may endure for a night but joy will come in the morning you and your family are in my prayers and I know that my God is able to do anything but fail that he cannot do.

    God Bless

    Barbara Jackson

  • Hola John and Family.

    I wanted to send a little message to let you know that I’m thinking about you and your family. I know you have been through so much these last few years. Please cherish and savor the moments you had with your parents. I know they loved you so much. I could tell by just listening to the family stories which I could always relate to. It may have been crazy but it was always all love and that is priceless and something you can share with your children and grands to treasure forever. I can promise you that you will always not feel so much sadness as God will bring you new sunny days. Thank God for New days. I will be praying for you and the family as you prepare to face each new day .

  • One of the best. You’ll be missed Pops.

  • My heart is broken knowing an amazing person has left but in my happiness I know he is settled with his loved ones. Always in my heart!

  • My thoughts and prayers are with your family. God has requested that one of his Angels come home. Please know that you will see him again.
    Rest in peace Mr. Maldonado.

  • Love you mom thank you for being there for me through the good and bad times. Also thank you for the endless amount of prayers.

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  • With heart felt Sympathy to the Maldinado. No words can express the sympathy I have for you in your time of sorrow. I pray God will comfort you and guide you in all the days to come knowing that your love one is with his Savior. Ressie I love you my sister and I will forever keep you and the family in my prayers.

    Lovingly Submitted:
    Madonna