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Valerie M. Volk

November 14, 1945 - March 22, 2020

Valerie M. Volk, age 74, of Bear, DE, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 14, 1945, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Beatrice (Rich) Nespoli. Valerie graduated from St. James High School in Carneys Point in 1963. She went to beautician school and started her career as a beautician. Following the birth of her children, she enjoyed being a stay at home mom and housewife. In 1991 she went to work for Discover Card where she devoted 27 years of dedicated service as an account manager. She retired from Discover in 2018.

She enjoyed interior decorating, arts and crafts, and loved decorating for Christmas. Valerie enjoyed watching home improvement shows, PBS and Hallmark. Valerie will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grand mom, sister, aunt, cousin and dear friend to many.

Valerie was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, Charles T. “Chick” Volk; children, Robert D. Clemente, Jr. (Angie) and Jonathan M. Garrison; step-daughter, Tara A. Mestre (Tim); sister, Donna McGovern; grandchildren, Krystal Clemente (Nuni), Anthony Clemente (Megan), Salvatore Clemente (Sydney), Alexis Chang and Tiatiana Mestre; great grandson, Dominic R. Santiago; brother-in-law, Larry Volk; and several nephews and nieces.

All services and entombment will be held privately.

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

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26 Guestbook messages for Valerie M. Volk

  • So sorry to hear will miss your smile and good humor ,Blessing to all those you left behind.

  • God bless you Val. May you rest in perfect peace with the Lord that you dearly love. Love you, cousin Fran Marandola xo

  • Bobby and Chick so sorry for your loss, I will truly miss seeing Val’s beautiful smile and talking with her when she came into Adam’s Funeral Home, Gail

  • I am so sorry for your loss. Val was a wonderful person who was always smiling when I saw her. My prayers are with her family and friends.

  • I have so many fond memories of Valerie. I remember when I went to her house and she would cut my hair. We would be talking away and she would be cutting away…..I learned that I had to stop her from chatting or I wouldn’t have any hair left. She was a dear friend and will be very missed by many. Rest in the arms of Jesus, Val.

  • So sorry for your loss. My prayer are with you and your family.

  • My Deepest Sympathy to the family and friends. I have fond memories of her n sister Donna as well as her loving caring parents.
    Peace to all

  • Chickie, my deepest sympathies on Valerie’s passing. Such a vibrant personality and loving person. I know you will miss her so much. Thinking about you and sending thoughts, prayers and hugs. Love, Claire Albano McElwee

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Sending prayers and love to you and your family

  • Chick, I am heartbroken to hear this. I worked with Val during her entire tenure at Discover. She was my lunch partner until the day she got sick and had to stay home. I was the VP of her Piss and Moan Club. She attended several outings with my fire company auxiliary. I truly regret not seeing her since my retirement. I loved Val and will miss her more than ever. May God carry you through this difficult time. I am truly sorry for your loss.

  • We were so terribly sad to hear of Valerie’s death. Our memories of her (especially her contagious laugh) are gifts and blessings and we are grateful. I know Virginia is welcoming her with open arms getting the coffee started. And the Sunshine Club members of yore are with her. God bless you Chick. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. Love Mary Lou and Bill.

  • I send my deepest sympathy to all family and friends. She was a wonderful person.

  • Chickie & family—we are so sorry to hear of Valerie’s passing.please accept our deepest condolences & take comfort in knowing Valerie will be kept in our prayers. Love & sympathy Linda (Vietri) & Rick Finney

  • To Chick, Donna and the rest of the family,
    We are so sorry for your loss!! We have such fond memories of Valerie being a part of our lives. May our Lord Jesus bless you with his peace beyond understand and comfort you as you go through this time of loss.
    Much love,
    Vincent & Vallie

  • Chick, my heart is with you, cousin. Valerie will always be with you in heart and soul. I’m there for you if you need me, Chick.

  • Chickie…
    Truly Sorry. You are in my Thoughts & Prayers. Life is full of questions that may never be answered. I Hope That Your Lifetime of Memories Together With Valerie Give You Strength & Peace Moving Forward.

    May GOD Be With You,
    Donnie

  • Chick, I’m very sorry for your loss and not being able to see you during this difficult time for you.
    Love, Pete

  • My deepest sympathy to you and your family, Chick, and to you, my dear friend, Donna. So many excellent memories that I haven’t thought of in years. I know that Val is with our Heavenly Father, but I can see her in my mind’s eye sitting at a table with her parents, smiles on every face, being served a big steaming plate of her dad’s homemade gnocchi… welcome home, Val.

  • Chick, I am so sorry to hear of Valerie’s passing. I will always remember that contagious laugh and ornery sense of humor. Keeping you and the family in my thoughts and prayers. All our love, Kristin, Zig and Ziggy

  • PJ and I are so saddened to hear of Valerie’s passing. She was such a vibrant, happy person and fun to be around; and incredibly thoughtful and caring. We will miss her, Chick, and are so sorry for your loss.

  • I am saddened by her passing. I have so very many fond memories of Valerie. She was always so welcoming to me and my kids and we visited often when they were younger. I will miss her laugh. She was a very special person to me. Chick, Bobby, Jon, Donna, and the rest of the family, my heart breaks for you all. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

  • I will miss you my friend. I have missed you since you retired from Discover. You were always full of laughs and your great big smile. Rest in Peace Val,

  • Chick: We are so sorry to hear about Valerie. I always enjoyed being around her. I don’t think I’ve ever met a more positive, sunny person.
    Please let me know it I can help you in any way. Love, Cousin Tom, Lisa and family

  • She always had smile and Happy Face every day > PEACHY !!!! > My condolences to the Family

  • Love and prayers to the family. She will truly be missed. God bless.