Leslie Edward "Ed" Singleton - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Leslie Edward “Ed” Singleton

August 6, 1938 - December 12, 2021

Leslie Edward “Ed” Singleton, age 83, of Newark, DE, died after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease, on Sunday, December 12, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on August 6, 1938, he was a son of the late Leslie H. and Marjorie “Peg” (Hutchinson) Singleton. Ed proudly served in the United States Army Reserve. He worked as an inspection/contracts specialist for Delaware City Refining Co. for 42 years, until his retirement. Ed was a member of the Masonic Order for over 50 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing tennis, reading, going to the beach, and spending time with his beloved family.

Ed is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Rosemary R. (Dougherty) Singleton; children, Brian Singleton (Dawn) of Bear, Penny Miller (Allan) of Myrtle Beach, SC, Deann Stigliano (Richard) of West Chester, PA, and Jason Singleton (Gina) of Williamstown, NJ; step-children, Michelle Jones (Keith) of Newark and Robert L. Baker of Newark; and seven grandchildren, Bradley, Daniel, Andrew, Tim, Michael, Nicolas, and Ayden.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ed’s memory to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Donation Processing, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741.


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8 Condolences for Leslie Edward “Ed” Singleton

  • So sorry to hear this. The family is in my thoughts and prayers. Ed will be missed. I remember the time he took me, Michelle, Bobby and Jason to the beach for a few days at his camper. He was a great guy!

  • Ed, you were a very special man, always the Best Man. We will always love you!
    George and Katie Kelley

  • Ed was an amazing person who made everyone feel his passion for his wife Rose, and his entire family. My thoughts and prayers will always be with Ed and all his loved ones. I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to get to know Ed. I thank him for his kindness. God bless.

  • Rose, I am sending you and your family my deepest sympathies and love. I will never forget what Ed did for my family. He was a very good man.
    Love, Anne🙏🏻❤️

  • We loved Ed very much!
    Wonderful memories of him watching Cowboy Movies.
    He is in a better place.
    Rose & family!
    He will be missed.

  • I’ll always remember Ed as a kind, caring man blessed with good common sense.
    I’m proud to call him brother-in law and friend. RIP my friend.

  • Ed was a great guy and still is. Ed would come over to house in Florida and we would talk for awhile. Ed is one of a kind and I will miss him terribly. God Bless you Ed I know heaven has a great man up there love you always

  • Penny, today I am sending prayers to you and your family. May peace be with you now and in the coming months.