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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.

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  • Dot, My most sincere sympathy in your dear mother’s passing. The care you showed her while she was in Brookdale was an inspiration to me and many others who witnessed the love and friendship you had with Lucille. You both were truly blessed to have each other. I pray you find comfort knowing she is at peace now.

  • Our thoughts and Prayers for the entire family.

  • Dot, the unconditional love and support you felt for, and showed your mom daily, is something to be admired and learned from by so many. Your mom and the special times you had will always be in your heart. Sharing in your sorrow and wishing you peace.
    Karen Guyer & Michael Ingram

  • Your Mom will be sadly missed, we loved and adored her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,

  • Dot, Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this time of need! Love and Hugs

  • Debbie, Nancy, and Dot, My deepest sympathy to you and your families with the loss of your mother. Your Mom was a very kind and generous person and I think of those years that we spent as your next door neighbors very often. I am with Matthew and his family this weekend and won’t be able to make the service, but please know that we will be thinking of your Mom and praying that she is at peace now. God
    Bless You all.