Thomas I. Hoback
October 26, 1954 - June 13, 2021
Thomas I. Hoback, age 66, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021.
Born in Pulaski, VA on October 26, 1954, he was the son of Jean (Hall) Ramando and the late William E. Hoback. Thomas was a tireless worker, making his career at Blue Hen Mechanic, where he serviced and installed equipment and systems as a HVAC-R technician. He enjoyed cheering on his favorite Philadelphia sports teams in his spare time. More than anything, Thomas loved spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his father, Thomas was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Herbert Simpson. He is survived by his mother, Jean Ramando of Newark; children, Stephanie Hoback of New Castle and Dwayne Hoback of Dagsboro; grandchildren, Thomas Tyler Hoback, Brendon Hoback, Faith Hoback and Sereana Reed; sisters, Debra Simpson and Celina Douty (Chuck); godson and nephew, Chad Douty; and nephew, Ben Douty.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, June 21, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Inurnment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the CDC and Governor of Delaware.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Thomas’s memory to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713.