Laura Lee Groce
May 4, 1953 - July 8, 2021
Laura Lee Groce, age 68, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE on May 4, 1953, Laura was a daughter of David Reese Dunkelberger and the late Rose Marie Ferrier Dunkelberger. She graduated from Padua High School in 1971. Laura made her career as a paralegal working for various law firms. Laura had the greatest passion for children and especially enjoyed attending her children’s sports activities. She was one who would do anything for anyone. She always volunteered at St. Anthony’s Festival, St. Peters at the school, and for New Castle Little League. Laura loved visiting the beach, listening to music, and above all, spending time with her family.
In addition to her mother, Laura is preceded in death by her sisters, Theresa Dunkelberger and Gayle Bowers and her father-in-law, Clifton E. Groce, Sr. She is survived by her husband of 19 years, David Rodney Groce; daughter, Jennifer Walls; sons, Jeffrey Walls Sr. (Shannon) and Adam Grott; brother, David Dunkelberger; sister, Lois-Ann Lennox; grandsons, Jeffrey Walls, Jr. and Jeremy Walls; godson, Tareak Stevenson; and a host of family and friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE where a memorial service will be held at 2 pm. 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 lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Laura’s memory to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, PO Box 801889, Dallas, TX 75380 or online by clicking here.