Silverio Fontanez, Sr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Silverio Fontanez, Sr.

Born April 17, 1932

Silverio Fontanez, Sr., age 81, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.

Born on April 17, 1932 in Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late Nicolas Fontanez and Sixta Torres.

Silverio worked at the Chrysler Assembly Plant in Newark, where he retired after many years of service.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Martha Vasquez Fontanez and his son, Nicholas Fontanez.

He is survived by his beloved children, Nereida Fontanez of Tampa, FL, Ruby Fontanez of El Cajon, CA, Martha Tindall of Lincolnton, NC, Maryluz Morgan of Newark, DE, Edie Trovinger of Wilmington, DE and Silverio Fontanez, Jr. of Elkton, MD; a sister, Mery Rodriguez of New York; thirteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place in Newark, DE, where friends may visit from 10:00 “ 11:00 am. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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4 Condolences for Silverio Fontanez, Sr.

  • Home at last, no more cruel suffering on this Earth it is not how God intended for life to be, home at last. Love your daughter Maryluz

  • I am very sorry to hear about the families loss, he was a big part of my life. We always had fun together with Martha and him and those memories I will never forget. He is now in peace with the Lord, God Bless Love Cheryl

  • Sorry i missed you Dad i tried to get to you as quick as i could, I know you are in a better place now, say hi to mom and give her my love.Love you always Ruby.Philip & Tim

  • To the Fontanez Family, My wife and I are very sorry to hear of the loss of your father and friend. We know this is a difficult time for you. We want to share something from the bible to comfort you. The bible tells us that God never meant for our love ones to die. (Romans 5:12) (James 1:13) He has made provisions through his son Jesus to awaken our love ones from sleep. (John 11:25) (John :28,29) These promises in the bible will soon be a reality.(Psalms 37:10,11&29) They give us hope and comfort knowing God will bring our love ones back to us. (Revelation 21:4,5) (Acts 24:15) We pray that your family find peace and comfort in God’s promises for the future.

    PS. If you would like to learn more about God’s promises, feel free to contact us.