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Vincent E. “Vinnie” Novello, Sr.

January 16, 1963 - January 18, 2019


Vincent E. “Vinnie” Novello, Sr., age 56, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on January 16, 1963, he was a son of Dorothy and the late Nicholas Novello. Vincent retired from Insulator’s Local 42 after 20 years of loyal service.

He was a member of the St. Anthony’s Club in New Castle. Vincent was a devoted fan and longtime season ticket holder of the Philadelphia Eagles. He also enjoyed playing a good game of horseshoes. Most of all, he adored time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his mother, Vincent is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Kimberly A. (Christopher) Novello; children, Vanessa L. Carter (Charles), Vincent E. Novello, Jr. (Cecilia), Nicholas J. Novello, Sr. (Corri), and Brittany M. Hultberg (Andrew); siblings, Michelle Tolmie (Mark) and Richard Novello (Victoria); 7 grandchildren, Madison, Nicholas, Jr., Dominic, Patrick, Teagan, Enzo, and Kinsley; and his beloved sidekick, Cage.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held the following morning, Friday, January 25, 2019 at 11 am at Holy Spirit R.C. Church, 12 Winder Rd, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Vincent’s memory may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Newark, DE 19711.

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48 Condolences for Vincent E. “Vinnie” Novello, Sr.

  • We were very sad to hear that Vinnie passed on. Thoughts and prayers to you, his Mother, your children & grandchildren. His sense of humor will be missed by many. As you know there are no words unfortunately. Kim, you and your family are all in our hearts …including Cage.

  • No words can explain how much you will be MISSED and how much we Love You! your out of pain now, We sure did have some WONDERFUL times!!! Chenzo, and we will cherish them FOREVER!!! my thoughts and prayers go out to my BEST FRIEND Kimberly and all her FAMILY that are saddened by this Great Loss❤❤

  • I’ve known Vinnie my whole life. He was a great friend. Rest with the angels now buddy. Your struggles are over. Prayers for the family and all who loved him. May the wonderful memories carry you through the roughest days.

  • There are no words that can express the sympthany we are feeling for your loss. Sending our Love and condolences to the Novello family and friends at this difficult time.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with all you during this sad time. May you find comfort through God, family and friends. Vinnie was such a sweet guy and I know his memories will carry on. Love Margie Watkins Gott❤️

  • Rip my friend

  • My prayers and thoughts to out to the family for the loss of Vinnie!

  • Heavy hearted my thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Connie was an awesome man. I always loved his laughter and he always ya good story to tell. May he Rest In Peace.

  • Brittney, Drew and family we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers Love Mike and Judy Barrett

  • My deepest sympathy to the entire family! Vinnie was such a fun loving and positive person. Remember all the happiness and fun times he brought to everyone’s life. He is now at peace. Heaven has an angel to watch over his family.

  • Rest in Peace Vinnie. My deepest condolences to Kim and All of Your Families.

  • Have known Vinnie for many years. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. My prayers are with his family.

  • Lots of great laughs playing horseshoes and just being friends RIP my friend Prayers to Kim and the Family

  • Rest in peace big Vin. I’ll miss you

  • Blessings to the family & all who loved him. We’ll always remember his Big Smile.
    May his bright Spirit go forth Shining. Peace

  • God Speed on your journey Home. Gonna miss you at Horseshoes this year. We’ll be thinking of you. God bless you and your family.

  • My heart felt condolences go out to Vinnie’s family and friends. May God give you the strength you need at this time. I’m so sorry for your loss.
    RIP Vinnie you will be missed.

  • So sorry for your loss. Please know we are keeping you all in prayer during this difficult time.

  • So sorry for your loss! We go back many years had some great memories! Stay strong!Love ya Brother RIP , Daddydog

  • May the Lord comfort you in this time of sorrow. My heart breaks at your loss.

  • Deepest sympathy to Kim & Family
    Gary & Kathy Overstreet

  • My deepest condolences for the family…you all are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time…keep each other close and your mother closer…love you all…so very sorry for your loss…Lynne (Garcia)Fahringer and family

  • “Words, however kind, can’t mend your heartache, but those who care and share your loss wish you comfort and peace of mind. May you find strength in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends.”

    Anne Novello, Shelly Evans, Sharon Mead

  • We are so sorry to hear about Vinny. R.I.P. And Prayers are with his Family.

  • To all of Vinnies family he has been a friend of our family for so many years growing up in Collins Park hanging out with the Hamill boys and the Pecks just and all around great guy we will miss you Vinnie R.I.P. God Bless Dan Mike Kathy Suzie Hamill’s Ken n Sheila Peck

  • We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad and difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss.

  • Aunt Dottie, Kim and family,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Vinnie. Although it’s been far too many years since I last saw him, his laugh can be recalled without effort. When we were kids he, along with Ricky, called me Gidget. I didn’t like that then but wouldn’t mind hearing him call me that now.
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Hold tight to your memories and allow them to get you through the toughest days.
    Love, Melissa (Ronnie’s daughter, Margaret’s granddaughter)

  • So sorry to hear about vinnie passing. My thoughts and prayers to the family. He was a fighter and a hell of a story teller. He will be missed. R.i.P

  • Kim , Vincent , Nick ,Vanessa and Aunt Dot
    There are just no words to express to you how much you are loved and supported at this time .
    Your loss is just not tangible to feel . You don’t have to be told your husband , father or son was Good man and will be missed so much you already know . Just know you are all loved by all who loved him and anyone who’s life he has touched . God bless you all and may hold you in his arms and give you the strength you need right now . Anything you ever need Love Chrissy

  • Thoughts and prayers are with the entire family…so sorry for you loss.

  • I’m so saddened by this news, my thoughts and prayers go out to Kim and the entire Novello family. RIP my friend.

  • Steve & Felisa Charles are sadden to hear of Vinnie’s passing. Our hearts go out to Kim and all of the Novello children, grandchildren and family and friends. I think we can hear the cling of the horseshoes from up above!

  • R.I.P My Dear Friend. U will be missed very much.

  • My Thoughts and Prayers, go out to Dot, Rick, Michelle, and the Novello Family and Friends ,so sorry to hear about Vinny passing , He was truly a Good Man , have lots of Good memories of Him and His Mom and Dad down the old TAC club , Really Awesome Family !! Love You Guys !! God Bless !!

  • I love my Dad , and I know how loved he was by all that knew him. My family thanks all of you for your support during this heartbreaking time. Big Vin was larger than life and he left a void that is unable to be filled. I LOVE YOU DAD

  • Vinnie was our childhood friend growing up in CP..and threw High School. Kim you and your family are in my prayers my heart breaks for all of you..LOVE Penny Lewis (Skrzec)

  • We are so sorry to hear of Vinnie’s passing. We shared so many wonderful memories with him at the Eagles tailgating parties. All of you are in our hearts and prayers.

    With love and friendship, Rick and Joan HIll

  • I was so very sorry to hear of Vinnie’s passing. John and I spent many good times with Vinnie Kim and Family. They were great neighbors. I watched all of their 4 children grow to great young adults. Cookouts and parties on Delaware Drive were the BEST. Vinnie, you will be truly missed by All. To the Family: I am truly sorry for your loss. May Vinnie rest in Peace. Love to All. Sincerely, Joyce Becker

  • My condolences to Vinny’s family, I have known Vinnie since he was a child,watch him grow to a man husband and a father and a grandfather, that is a big accomplishments .I know the family will miss him and so will the many friends he had ….R.I.P. Vinnie GOD BE with you .

    Your Friend BARBARA Sutton

  • To Kimberly,
    Dave and I are so sorry you have lost your long time Love. Vinnie will be surly missed.

    Dear Vinne, you are with our Father in heaven now. no more pain, no more sarrow. no more tears only happyness. you will look down on your wife and smile at her, touch her heart and let her feel you and that all is ok. Vinnie you are with the angels now. Fly My Friend. Rest in Peace “Big Vinnie”

    With all our love to you kim and the kids and grandbabies
    The Murphy Crew

  • My condolences, I know the family will miss him and so will the many friends he had. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Our deepest condolences and our warmest thoughts and prayers go out to the Novello family! Vinnie was a longtime childhood friend and remained my friend throughout.He will be deeply missed!

  • Our condolences to Kim and the children, I was their neighbor on Riverview for many years, saw him and his siblings grow up get married have kids, then come over to Nick and Dots to visit, it was always fun to see them all, then seeing him at ST ANTHONYS, with his sons all grown was pretty cool, rest in peace Vinnie

  • So sorry for the loss of such a wonderful father husband and grandfather. Had the privilege of meeting him while I Played football at Delcastle with vinny Nd the crew. What a inspiration and love for the game of football. My condolences to novella family.

  • My condolences to the family. Kim, my love and heart goes out to you and your children and grandchildren. You know how much I loved Vinnie since elementary school: he was my 1st Caucasian boyfriend for Life! I know that comment would always make him smile! I’ll keep you and your family in my daily prayers. Keep your spirits high and know that all of life’s happenings have a spiritual significance. God bless you and your family. Janice Turner

  • I’m so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
    Pam Sukeena

  • Sorry to hear of Vinnie’s passing. He was always the nicest guy. Sending thoughts and prayers to all the family!! RIP Vinnie

  • Just found out I lost a childhood friend whom was a very good friend. To my friend Vinnie, it was a pleasure growing up with u , playing all sports,card games but mostly getting to c u fall in love with your wonderful wife Kim. My God bless your family. Rip my friend. Buck Bryson