Walter William “Bill” March

February 17, 1945 - March 12, 2019

          Walter William “Bill” March, age 74, of New Castle, DE passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

          Born in Philadelphia, PA on February 17, 1945, he was a son of the late Anthony Walter and Florence (Patterson) March.  Bill proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Forrestal in the Mediterranean Sea.  He retired as a machinist with Bank of America.  In his spare time you could always find Bill cheering on his beloved Philadelphia Eagles and was thrilled when they won Super bowl LII.

          Bill is survived by his wife of 48 years, Eleanor M. (Mangold) March; children, Cindy L. Zimmaro of Dover, Wendy A. March of Camden and Douglas R. March (Charlene) of Pitman, NJ; siblings, Elizabeth Rupert, Linda Mangold, Michael March, Kathleen Belka, Richard March and Jean Bendele; and grandchildren, Samantha, Joseph, Alessandra, Jane, Eleanor and Douglas, Jr.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, March 18, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will be held privately.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bill’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.


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  • Brother Bill
    You will be missed. I couldn’t ask for a better big brother.
    You were always there for me, with great advice.
    I will miss your phone calls most of all. We would talk about everything and nothing at all.
    Save a spot for me in heaven.
    I love you

  • I’m very sorry for your loss, Cindy. You and your family will be in my prayers.

  • I am so sorry Cindy you and your family are in my prayer. I know how hard this is on all of You. ❤️🙏

  • Hello March family. I am so very sorry to hear about Uncle Bill’s passing. I haven’t seen him in a long time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I wish I could make it but I do not have a way there. Love you all.