William A. Barnshaw
March 10, 1931 - February 10, 2022
William A. Barnshaw, affectionately known as Barney, age 90, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 10, 2022.
Born in Chester, PA on March 10, 1931, he was a son of the late William and Edna Barnshaw and Melba (Hill) Gravatt. Barney made his career as an assembler with General Motors.
Barney met the love of his life, Dot, at Governor Printz Roller Rink where he was a speed skater and she was a figure skater. Together they made a loving home for their family. For many years, they set up their wares and sold them at the New Castle Farmer’s Market. They enjoyed traveling, spending time at their beach house with their family, and visiting casinos. Barney will always be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, and a wonderful friend to many.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. (Mioduszewski) Barnshaw; daughter, Judy Lockwood; sister, Irene Worrilow; and brothers, Russ Barnshaw and Wayne Barnshaw. Barney is survived by his daughters, Wendyann Krupa (Joseph) and Ginger Martin (David); brother, Harry Barnshaw; grandsons, Alan Lockwood (Gina), William Krupa (Jaime) and Joseph Krupa (Amy); granddaughters, Carrie Palladinetti (Kevin) and Emily Tucker (James); and great grandchildren, Adriana, Brodie, Mason, Lucas, Ryan and Jacob.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Entombment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery, 2400 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barney’s name to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.