Nadine Ann Slack
November 14, 1958 - January 3, 2018
Nadine Ann Slack, age 59, of Newark, Delaware passed away at home on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.
Born on November 14, 1958 in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, she was a daughter of Richard A. and Mary Ann (Ponting) Schmitt Sr. Nadine graduated from Newark High School in 1976. She entered the work force and dedicated her career in the financial industry and finished her career at the University of Delaware.
Nadine was a lifetime member of the ladies’ auxiliary at VFW Post 475 in Newark. She held Post & State level titles, such as Auxiliary President, many Post & Department Level Chairmanships and also a past Department of Delaware Ladies Auxiliary President.
On September 22, 1979, she married the love of her life, Clinton Slack Sr. Together they raised two loving children. Nadine’s children were the light of her life. She enjoyed spending time with her family at Long Beach Island and on the Elk River.
Nadine leaves beautiful memories with her husband of 38 years, Clinton; parents, Richard & Mary Ann Schmitt of South Bethany, and her two adoring children and their spouses, CJ Slack (Mandie) of Elkton, and Amanda Givens (William) of Newark. She will also be remembered by her siblings and their spouses, Richard Jr. Schmitt (Christine) of Townsend, Susan Lawler of Newark, Renee Millman (Dale) of Milford, Paul Keenan of Townsend, and Dennis Schmitt (Judy) of Middletown; grandson, Devin Givens of Indiana; as well as many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Nadine was proceeded in death by her sister, Ramona Keenan and brother-in-law Pierre Lawler.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 1 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a celebration of life will be held at 1 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Nadine’s memory to the VFW Post 475 Auxiliary, 100 Veterans Drive, Newark, Delaware 19711.