Lisa Louise McKinley - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Lisa Louise McKinley

August 23, 1962 - May 7, 2020

          Lisa Louise McKinley, age 57, of Lewes, DE, and formerly of Delaware City, DE, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020.

          Born in Wilmington, DE on August 23, 1962, she was a daughter of the late Robert L. and Rosemarie (Lill) McKinley. Lisa was a graduate of William Penn High School. She then worked as a chef at Crabby Dick’s Restaurant in Delaware City for 20 years. Lisa was a talented cook and enjoyed preparing a delicious meal.  She also worked for Gunther Sunkler, owner of Schaeffer’s Canal House in Chesapeake City, MD, as his personal chef on his sailing yacht at one time.  She also loved to spend time at the beach and fishing and crabbing.  She was a kind person with a generous spirit, a quick mind and a great sense of humor. 

          Lisa is survived by her siblings, Susan E. Drake (Morgan) of Rehoboth Beach and Christopher W. McKinley (Sandra) of Delaware City; nephew, Clayton Drake; nieces, Danica Drake, Justine Isard and Tara Belcher; and grand-nieces Rowan Farrell,  Ellie Belcher and Addie Isard. 

          Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a service will be announced at a later date.

          In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lisa’s memory to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.


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  • Don and I are so very sorry for your loss. We have many great memories of good times in the 70s and 80s with Lisa and your family. God bless.
    Alice and Don Karr

  • Dear Susan and family,
    I am so sorry to read about the loss of Lisa as the news scrolls in the background about this virus. I hope the memories of your sister brings comfort. She sounded like a person who embraced life.

  • She will be missed she was a good girl and my friend

  • Kevin and I are so very sorry for this terrible loss. We are thinking of your whole family and hope you can find some comfort knowing she was loved by her friends and family. She is as a kind and good, great memories of our young days.

  • We are so sorry for your family’s loss. We have a lot of fond memories of Lisa and spending time with your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Vic, Michele Steil and Monda Chambers

  • So sorry for your loss sending prayers and hugs to you she was a great person love you Susan and Chris and all your families

  • Dear Susan , Chris and entire family.
    There is so much I want to say, but I’m going to sum-it-up by saying, I am very sorry for your loss. Lisa and I had the best of times, we had the worst of times. I loved her like a sister. She was a very passionate person. She held many things close to her heart. I will always cherish the times we had together, and also the fun times I had with all of your family. In time, maybe we can together and rehash some of those wonderful times. I’m sad and I Love you guys!
    Patty & Mark