Pauline L. Kuenzle - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Pauline L. Kuenzle

February 17, 1925 - July 21, 2018

Pauline L. Kuenzle, age 93, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

Born in Elkton, MD on February 17, 1925, Pauline was a daughter of the late Charles and Bessie (Helms) McIntire. She was a member of the graduating class of 1942 from Elkton High School and graduated from Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington where she received a 2 year degree in business. Pauline worked as an accountant for 25 years at the University of Delaware Bookstore.

She was a proud member of the USO during WWII. Pauline was a charter member of Kingswood United Methodist Church. In her leisure time, she enjoyed traveling with her husband and friends, reading, and crocheting. Pauline was an avid supporter of the University of Delaware Blue Hens and enjoyed attending football games. Above all else, she was a devoted and loving wife, mother, aunt, sister, and grandmother who adored spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death her loving husband of 66 years, Joe J. Kuenzle and her sisters, Mary Hazel Choyce, Betty Jane Neal, and Mildred Delena Furches. Pauline is survived by her children, Louise Bachman (Jim) of Killeen, TX, Charles “Ed” Kuenzle of Newark, DE and Paula Kuenzle of Newark, DE; brother, Charles M.B. McIntire, Jr. (Donna) of Elkton, MD; brother-in-law, Howard Furches of Peach Bottom, PA; grandson, Trevor Bachman (Suzanna) of Temple, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Friday evening, July 27, 2018 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark. A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Saturday morning, July 28, 2018 at the Kingswood United Methodist Church, 300 Marrows Road, Newark, DE 19713. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kingswood United Methodist Church, at the address above.




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11 Condolences for Pauline L. Kuenzle

  • Ed, Louise, Paula, and other family members,

    So sorry to hear about Pauline. She was such a beautiful person inside and out. I loved her smile. She will truly be missed by all who knew her!


  • Expressing deepest sympathy and prayers t to you and your family

  • I will miss you greatly. We always looked forward to your visits to Florida. I am thankful to God you are no longer in pain. Also for being reunited with Uncle Joe, all your sisters and your parents.
    I love you, Vonnie

  • Paula,

    You and your family are in my heart and prayers.



  • Ed and Family,
    I was so sorry to hear about your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. God Bless you all. Susan Harrell Whaley, CHS Class of 1971, Sebastian, FL

  • My beloved Aunt will miss u so much will look back at all the vacations i got to spend with u. You will be greatly missed. I love u so much. Now u are back with Uncle Joe and all your sisters. Love u.

  • Paula, we are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. We are thinking of you. You are in our hearts and prayers. Love. Brenda and Paul

  • Ed and Family,
    Sorry to hear about your Mother. My prayers are with you and your family in this difficult
    time. God Bless.

  • Thank you

  • God has called another Angel to be by his side. So, may God in the time of her families bereavement keep them strong and let them always remember that her spirit and love will last forever.

  • Paula and family,
    My deepest condolences to you and your family. I enjoyed the many years I worked with your Mom. She sure took her Bookstore responsibilities very seriously and always had what I needed for off campus sales.
    I loved to hear her laugh,,,,,,,her face would just light up.