Marlene F. Curlett - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Marlene F. Curlett

December 3, 1957 - March 30, 2018

Marlene F. Curlett, age 60, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 30, 2018.

Born in Wilmington, DE on December 3, 1957, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Erma (Giamarco) Gentile.  Marlene spent her career as a tax administrator for the State of Delaware.

Marlene was a member of Holy Family R.C. Church.  She enjoyed watching General Hospital.  She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandson and will always be remembered as a loving mother, sister, grandmother, niece and dear friend.

In addition to her parents, Marlene was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Curlett, Jr.; and brother, Frank Gentile.  She is survived by her daughter, Nicole (Christopher) Carangi of Newark; brothers, Anthony and Ernie Gentile; uncle, John Gentile; and grandson, Aidan.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:15 am until 11:15 am on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Rd, Newark, DE, where a mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:30 am.  Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery, 2400 Lancaster Ave, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marlene’s name to National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163 or Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899.


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6 Condolences for Marlene F. Curlett

  • Prayers to you and your family Nicole.

  • The staff of Heartland Hospice is wishing you comfort at this time of sorrow.
    Thank you for the privilege of providing care to your loved one.

  • I have many memories of working with Marlene.
    Prayers for the family at this time.

  • Nicole and family,

    My sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. You are all in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

    May she rest in peace


  • Prayers for the family on the passing of Marlene. I have very fond memories of our days at DOR. I know she is resting in the arms of our Lord, for we were told so. Jesus said so. His word is true.

  • A special lady. My sincere condolences to the family.