Patricia Ann “Patti” Sterling
September 3, 1960 - October 25, 2021
Patricia Ann “Patti” Sterling, age 61, of New Castle, DE, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 25, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on September 3, 1960, she was a daughter of the late George and Peggy (Oakes) Sterling. Patti graduated from William Penn High School. Following graduation, she started her 40-year career at the Delaware City Refinery, where she worked in many positions over the years.
Patti was a dedicated member of St. Anthony’s Club, Delaware City Recreation Club, and a former member of Terrance Athletic Club. She enjoyed cooking and always shared her delicious meals with her colleagues.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Sterling. Patti is survived by her siblings, Georgette Borrelli (Frank), William Sterling (Diane), Robert Sterling (Tamara), Lawrence Sterling, Teresa Johnston (Dennis), Christine Sterling (Frank), Gregory Sterling (Tiffany) and Michael Sterling (Susanne); dear friend who was like family, Sharon Sutton; numerous nieces and nephews; her beloved four-legged companion, Cole; and many dear friends.
A visitation will be held from 2 pm until 4 pm on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held privately.