William E. Guise
September 13, 1937 - January 11, 2018
William E. Mike Guise, age 80, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018.
Born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on September 13, 1937, he was the son of the late Harry and Isabella (Sandoe) Guise. Mike dedicated his career in sales and advertising with the News Journal and retired after 37 years.
Mike enjoyed golf, bowling and music. He was a former member of the Diamond State Concert Band drum section. He especially enjoyed listening to blue grass music. He was very athletic and played many sports in school and was a devout Philadelphia sports fan.
Above all, he was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his beloved wife Claire and brother Earl Guise of Mechanicsburg PA. He is survived by his sons, William E. Mike Guise, Jr. (Julianne) of Bolingbrook, IL and James P. Guise (Lynn) of Middletown, DE. His brother, Philip Guise lives in Crystal, MN. Mike has 4 grandchildren, Andrew, Robert, Jacob and Samuel; and 3 great grandchildren, Jackson, Bennett and Elliott.
The family wishes to say a special thank you to Manor Care Pike Creek, especially his guardian angel, Sherri Compton, LPN for all of the exceptional love, care and support that they provided. We also wish to thank Heartland Hospice of Delaware for their loving care.
A visitation of family and friends will be on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 10am until 11 am at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes and Crematory, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in William’s honor to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Avenue , Suite 902, New York, NY 10018.