Patricia A. “Pat” Breeding - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Patricia A. “Pat” Breeding

November 3, 1945 - June 21, 2022

Patricia A. “Pat” Breeding, age 76, of Smyrna, DE, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Born in Keyser, WV, on November 3, 1945, she was a daughter of the late Alexander J. and Marie M. (Logue) Vivod. Pat was a 1963 graduate of Newark High School and spent most of her career at Corestates Bank as a marketing representative.

She had a passion for all kinds of crafting including, crocheting, and embroidering.

In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her mother and father-in-law, John W. and Bertha M. Breeding. She is survived by her loving husband, James R. “Jim” Breeding; daughter, Lorraine M. Breeding; grandsons, Justin J. Bowens, Richard J. Finocchiaro, and Joshua D. Finocchiaro; sister, Donna M. Vivod; 3 nieces; 1 nephew; and various other loving family members.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Pat’s memory may be made to American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 424 East 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128-6804 or by clicking here.


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10 Condolences for Patricia A. “Pat” Breeding

  • So sorry for the loss of Aunt Pat. Much comfort to Uncle Jim, Lorraine and the boys. Our good thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Marge, Chakib, Robby, Ethan and Vicky.

  • Sorry for your loss to my extended family.

  • Jim, Lorraine and family, thoughts and prayers for healing.

  • Our deepest condolences to the family! “Ma” Pat was an awesome and amazing neighbor and we will miss her dearly!! May she rest in peace and in God’s grace!🙏🏽

  • Jim, sorry for your loss on the passing of Pat. Sending my love and prayers to you and family.

  • We feel so sad about cousin Pat’s passing. She was a very special person.
    Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Jim and Lorraine. We are so sad for you and your family. Green Valley was never the same after you moved. We really enjoyed you as our great neighbors . Bless all of you.
    Jimi and Cindi also Angie

  • You are in our thoughts and prayers. We have fond memories of cousin Pat.

    Michael and Carol Kalbaugh

  • Jim, Lorraine, and family,
    I was deeply saddened to hear of Pat’s demise. I haven’t seen or spoke to her in many years. I will always remember and cherish the childhood visits to Luke of Alex, Donna, “Little Donna”, and Patsy. Those were some of the best times of my life.
    May God bless all of you.
    Cousin Bob Kalbaugh (AKA “Sonny Vivod”)

  • Jim, Lorraine and ‘the boys’, you are right you did a great job on the video! Pat looked so happy, I will miss our yearly catch-up emails. Take care. Anna Marie and George