A photo of Mary C. Scarpitti

Mary C. Scarpitti

Born: 4/29/1921
Died: 4/3/2013

Mrs. Mary C. Scarpitti, age 91, of Wilmington, DE and formerly of Claymont, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
Born in Philadelphia, PA on April 29, 1921, Mrs. Scarpitti was the daughter of the late Walter C. Clendenning and Margaret Nelson Clendenning. A talented homemaker, she dedicated her life to caring for her family.
Mrs. Scarpitti was a longtime parishioner of Holy Rosary R.C. Church. In her leisure time, she was an avid shopper, enjoyed trips to Stone Harbor, New Jersey, and taking cruises with her late husband. Above all else, Mrs. Scarpitti was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who adored spending time with her loved ones. She will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Louis D. Scarpitti; daughter, Mary Lou Scarpitti; and son, Richard N. Scarpitti. She is survived by her son, Louis Scarpitti, and wife, Patricia of New Castle, DE; sister, Margaret Masscotte of Doylestown, PA; grandchildren, Christopher L. Scarpitti and wife, Jennifer of Hockessin, DE, Michael J. Scarpitti of Newark, DE, Patrick R. Scarpitti and wife, Crystal of Newark, DE, and Kathleen I. Scarpitti of Claymont, DE; great grandchildren, Caila, Donovan, Elliot, Connor, Brina, Avery, Luke, Jude, Julia, Holden, and a great grandson, due in June.
A visitation will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 am at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, 1701 Market Street, Linwood, PA.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Mrs. Scarpitti’s name be sent to a favorite charity.


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