Michael Edward “Mike” Cocozziello
May 30, 1952 - May 19, 2021
Michael Edward “Mike” Cocozziello, age 68, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.
Born in the Bronx, New York, on May 30, 1952, he was a son of the late Thomas and Patricia (Cumisky) Cocozziello. Mike served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He made his career as a truck driver for various companies, most recently Carbo Trucking. Above all, Mike adored his grandchildren and great granddaughter.
In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his siblings, Thomas Cocozziello and Nancy Cocozziello Mann. He is survived by his loving wife, Marie I. (Schintu) Cocozziello; children, Amanda Cocozziello and Joseph Cocozziello; grandchildren, Anthony, Matthew, Christian, and Kylie Cocozziello, Markus and Ivy Smith, and Nicholas Owens; and great granddaughter, Eliana Cocozziello.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 3 pm on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the CDC and Governor of Delaware. Service and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mike’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.