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Stanley J. “Stan” Gaskins, Jr.

March 15, 1969 - April 10, 2021

Stanley J. “Stan” Gaskins, Jr., age 52, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on March 15, 1969, he was a son of Janice R. (Balascio) Gaskins of New Castle and the late Stanley J. Gaskins, Sr. Stan earned his associate’s degree in electronics and electrical engineering technology from Delaware Technical Community College. He made his career as an alarm technician for Safe Street. In his free time, Stan enjoyed billiards and woodworking. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and dog, Max.

In addition to his mother, Stan is survived by his brothers, Steve Gaskins and Al Gaskins (Holly Varady), both of Newark; nieces, Caitlyn Varady and Madelyn Gaskins; nephews, Nicholas Gaskins and Zachary Gaskins; and canine companion, Max.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Service and interment will be held privately.          

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stan’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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11 Condolences for Stanley J. “Stan” Gaskins, Jr.

  • RiP Stanley

  • We are so sorry for your loss he was a cool guy. From my family to yours, and for my team to your team. Rest in peace we will miss you in the pool world.

  • My cousin Stanley, you will be missed by all of us!! Wish I could have seen you least 1 more time. I have many memories with you and family with all our Delaware trips. Always such a sweet guy! Love you !!!!!!

  • So sorry for your loss Janice rest in peace. Will keep you and family in my prayers.

  • Prayer for you and your family. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

  • RIP Stan, you were a wonderful person and it was a privilege to work with you.

  • Janice and family,
    My heart and prayers go out to you all. May God be with you at this difficult time.

  • RIP Stan

  • Hello, my name is Rick Evans, Stan and I went to Delcastle together. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time. May GOD continue to give you strength and comfort.

  • Janice, my heart is breaking for you. I can’t even begin to imagine the heartache you must be going through after losing your son. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bring you comfort and peace, in the days ahead, through all the wonderful memories of Stan that will live forever in your heart. My sincerest sympathy.
    Janet Jackson

  • Prayers for you and your family. Knowing he is out of suffering does make it a little easier. Remember God walks beside and will see you through. You also have your church family to help you. Bless you all. Tim and Ethel Lewis