Lucille Ellen Weikel
January 17, 1931 - May 18, 2018
Lucille Ellen Weikel, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018.
Born in Shamokin, PA on January 17, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Ellen (Hovenstein) Miller.
Lucille worked for Avon for many years. She loved children and most recently retired after 20 years as an aide for Our Redeemer Lutheran Preschool in Newark, where she was also a member of the church. Lucille enjoyed visiting Delaware Park and collecting spoons from her travels to add to her extensive collection.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Allen William Weikel. Lucille is survived by her daughters, Debbie Herbein (Randy), Nancy Melsert (Tim), and Dorothy Chester (Ralph); 5 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren, with one on the way.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 pm until 4 pm on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, followed by memorial service at 4 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lucille’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.