Pauline A. Alexander - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Pauline A. Alexander

Born June 7, 1931

Pauline A. Alexander, age 86, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Born in Raleigh, NC on June 7, 1931, Pauline was a daughter of the late Roy and Carrie Neaves. She worked for many years as a hostess at the former Howard Johnson’s restaurant in New Castle.

A woman of strong faith, Pauline was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of New Castle. She enjoyed crocheting and tending to her flower gardens in her leisure time. Above all else, Pauline was a devoted and loving mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert R. Alexander; brothers, Frankie, Leroy, and J.C. Neaves; and sisters, Bobbie Eldrith and Ginny Halvarson. Pauline is survived by her children, Vincent Cresto and Joanne Cresto; brother, James Neaves; sisters, Janie Records and Sue Smith; grandson, Jerry Cresto (Stephanie); and great grandsons, Neil and Nicholas Cresto.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Monday morning, August 14 , 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Pauline’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720 or to Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Ste. 302, Newark, DE 19713.


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7 Condolences for Pauline A. Alexander

  • Polly, you have been a friend and wonderful neighbor to me for 18 years. I will miss seeing you visiting neighbors and riding you bicycle around the circle. You will be sorely missed in the neighborhood. Pleasant rest. Bud

  • I only learned of my aunt’s passing yesterday as I was trying to find her phone number to call and seek to end the rift in our relationship. Only then did I learn of her passing a few days before.

    My sincere condolences to her loved ones who bear the loss of her absence. May she be in Heaven and walking on the streets of gold with Jesus and all the family & friends who have gone before. I pray for her eternal reunion with her beloved husband, Dick, her parents, her brother & sisters, including my own parents, Bobby and Howard.

    I desire to talk with the family members who remain here. Each is welcome to email me if you cannot call me.

  • So sorry to hear about your aunt.



  • Thinking of our dear Mother on Mother’s day and every day. We miss you so much, loving memories Vinny and Joanne.

  • Our dear Mother thinking of you always especially during Christmas this was one of your favorite holidays. Love you, Vinny, Joanne

  • Thinking of our dear Mother on this Mother’s Day and every day. We miss you and love you! With loving memories,Vinny, Joanne

  • Our dear Mother, another Mother’s Day without you we miss you dearly. With loving memories, Vinny, Joanne