Kay Kemp Stiles
April 19, 1938 - August 29, 2021
Kay Kemp Stiles, age 83, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 19, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Virgil and Josephine (Davis) Kemp. Kay was a graduate of Mercer High School in PA. Following graduation, she attended Grove City College in Grove City, PA. Kay went to medical technology training at the University of Pittsburgh. While in college, she met the love of her life, Thomas. Later they moved their family to New Castle, DE where they raised their children.
Kay was an avid sports fan, especially anything involving Pittsburgh. She will always be remembered as a dedicated wife, loving mother, and adoring grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Kay, was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra K. Stiles; sister, JoAnne DeAngio; nephew, Matthew J. DeAngio; sister-in-law, Mary Jane Kemp. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Thomas Walter Stiles; children, Susan J. Stiles, Jody L. Kern (Robert), and Dana K. Price (Stephen); brother, James Kemp; brother-in-law, James DeAngio; grandchildren, Alexander, Claire, Cameron, Lauren, and Samantha; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 2 pm on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held privately at Christiana Presbyterian Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kay’s memory to Ronald McDonald House of Delaware, 1901 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803, Christiana Presbyterian Church, 15 N. Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE, 19702, or to Sunday Breakfast Mission, 110 North Poplar Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.