LuAnn “Aunt Lu” Seward Smith
July 6, 1958 - May 25, 2022
LuAnn “Aunt Lu” Seward Smith, age 63, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on July 6, 1958, she was a daughter of Lillian B. (Greenplate) and the late George M. Seward. LuAnn was a dedicated employee for many years at the Court of Common Pleas in New Castle where she was adored and respected by so many who knew her including, co-workers, bailiffs, Capital Police, and many judges. She loved the month of December, particularly during the holidays. Most of all, LuAnn loved her family especially her 2 nieces, 1 nephew, 1 great-niece and 2 great-nephews.
Her family would like to thank the staff of Accent Care Hospice, 6E staff at Christiana Hospital, and Dr. Chatterjee for their kindnesses, exceptional care, and compassion during this difficult time.
In addition to her father, LuAnn was preceded in death by her loving husband, Stephen Smith. She is survived by her sisters, Barbara Eaton (George) and Lynn Grier (Frank); brother, Michael Seward (Debby); nephew, Richard Seward; nieces, Kristen Grabowski (Evan), and Shelby Delcolglin (Dan); great niece, Karoline Grabowski; great nephews, Aiden Delcolglin, and Evan Grabowski, Jr.; and best friend, Bill Hamill.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 11 am on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations in LuAnn’s memory may be made to St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, 10 Old Newark Road, Newark, DE 19713.