July 20, 1945 - October 4, 2023
Sergei Dickey, age 78, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Sewickley, PA on July 20, 1945, he was the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Langel) Dickey. Sergei was a star athlete at Paulsboro High School in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and earned a scholarship to attend Glassboro State College in New Jersey.
Sergei proudly served his country as a member of the Army’s 1st Infantry during the Vietnam War. He later worked many years in various positions at an oil refinery in Delaware City, Delaware.
Sergei enjoyed collecting various items including stamps, coins, and baseball cards. He loved music and was a talented percussionist. Sergei also had a huge heart for animals. Above all, he will always be remembered for his sense of humor and generosity.
Sergei is survived by his loving wife of over 27 years, Sharon A. (Cooper) Dickey; children, Karen Loper (Rich), Crissy Hutchinson (Tim “Hutch”), Arnie Dunn, and Sheila Kinzel (Kris); and 8 grandchildren, Nicholas, Jacob, Weldin, Jackson, Carson, Matthew, Abigail, and Levi.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sergei’s memory to Doggone Happy Animal Rescue, PO Box 596, Greenwood, DE 19950.