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William “Patrick Ledwith IV

July 20, 1988 - January 2, 2019


William “Patrick” Ledwith IV, age 30, of Newark, DE, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Born in Wilmington, DE on July 20, 1988, he was the son of Paula M. and William P.Ledwith III. Patrick graduated from Glasgow High School and continued his education with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Delaware Technical Institute in 2018. He worked for Shoprite from 2008 until 2016. Patrick was a proud member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

An avid Philadelphia fan, you could always find him cheering on his beloved Eagles. Patrick enjoyed reading, gaming and was a known trivia buff. Above all he will be remembered as a loving, son, grandson, nephew, cousin and dear friend to many.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Amalie A. (Butler) Ledwith and grandfather, William P. Ledwith, Jr. Patrick is survived by his parents, William and Paula; maternal grandmother, Dorothy H. Way; maternal grandfather, Bruce T. Cook (Beatrice); aunts, Melanie Cook, Amalie Rodek (Joseph) and Linda Allen (Michael); and cousins, Christopher Feathers (Rebecca), Jennifer Brown (Frank) and Jeffrey Allen.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 1 pm on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a Celebration of Life will begin at 1 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Patrick’s memory to the Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123.

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31 Guestbook messages for William “Patrick Ledwith IV

  • You will live in my heart forever, my son.

    Until we meet again…

    Love,
    Mom

  • Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. Love you guys.
    Kevin and Barb McMullin

  • Patrick, I remember you as my best friend when I first moved into the neighborhood we lived in. I met you in 4th grade at brader elementary. Once we met we became more than friends, we were more like brothers that lived around the corner from one another. The memories I have shared with you are mindlessly endless. There wasn’t a day that went by where we weren’t together doing something. I love you my friend, I’ll never forget you. Until we meet again bro, cheers

  • You were a great friend and a great person. You made the lives of those around you better. We will remember you fondly. Miss you, Pat.

  • So sorry for your loss. My deepest thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  • My heart is breaking for all of you. Keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers. Sending my love.

  • Very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the Ledwith family. God bless.

  • The survived family of Pat are in my prayers. I am so, so sorry for you all’s loss. Pat was a good friend of mine back in high school. He often gave me rides home from school and to work. We hung out and played video games most of the time. He will truly be missed and is certainly in a better place. RIP, buddy. Til we meet again.

  • Bill and Paula, What a Beautiful Video and a Gorgeous Portrait. We will never forget him.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you Paula and Bill.

  • So sorry for your loss. Heaven has gained an Angel who will forever be in your Hearts. Love Gloria and Nantha

  • Our hearts go out to you both. Our sincere condolences for the loss of Patrick. Love you guys.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. You both are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you Susan Bradford

  • Paula, please know you and Bill are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you and give you strength during this difficult time.

  • My condolences to you and the family. I have great memories of Patrick May he Rest In Peace

  • I will forever cherish all of are childhood memories, I’ll make sure mason grows up knowing all about you and show him pictures of us as kids. I’ll never forget you Patrick you’ll be in my heart forever

    love your cousin Lindsay

  • I know how bad your heart is hurting. My Thoughts & Prayers are with you during this troubling time. May knowing that Patrick is with God now & your cherished memories help you through this. May your guardian Angels wrap their wings around you & comfort you.

  • Paula & Bill

    We are so so sorry for your loss, Our prayers are with you and your family

    Don & Caroline Frye

  • DEAR FAMILY,
    ALTHOUGH I NEVER MET PATRICK BUT I DID KNOW HIS DAD FROM SHOP-RITE WHO WAS A VERY NICE PERSON, SURE PATRICK GREW UP IN A LOVING FAMILY. WE ALL KNOW THERE IS NO MORE SUFFERING BUT PEACE WITH GOD AND HIS ANGLES.
    WILL KEEP THE FAMILY IN MY PRAYERS THAT THEY WILL FIND PEACE AND COMFORT WITH FOND MEMORIES ALTHOUGH MUCH TOO SHORT BUT GOD KNEW BEST.
    O’NELL CHACOSKY

  • Paula and Bill, Our hearts are breaking for your loss of Patrick. No words can give comfort at this terrible time. We are praying for peace for you both during this awful time in your life. Please know that we are here if you ever find that you need someone to talk to or just someone to listen and who cares. Those wonderful memories of Patrick will live in your heart forever. Bless you both.

  • My beloved nephew I love you more than words can express. I’m going to miss the times we were going to have together & the memories we were going to make. I do have some beautiful memories we made over the years & I will cherish them forever. But I was so looking forward to more. Till we meet again.
    Love forever
    Aunt Melanie

  • My heart is breaking for you and your family. You have my deepest sympathy. ❤

  • I am still in disbelief that you are gone pat. There are so many memories and stories that I will never forget I have with you. You were an amazing dude that is going to be highly missed. I love you brother. I’ll see you one day again man.

  • I am so sorry for your loss! Pat was a great guy and will be deeply missed. My deepest sympathy.

  • With deepest sympathy-our thoughts and prayers are with you, Dottie and your entire family through this most difficult time.

  • Paula and Bill – I cannot begin to express how truly sorry I am for the loss of your son. May your memories of Patrick and his love for you bring you some comfort during this difficult time. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Bill & Paula – we are so sorry for your loss – our thoughts and prayers go out to you.

  • We are so sorry for your loss…Mike Allen is my brother and we heard so many nice things about Patrick when Mike Linda Jenny and Jeff would come to Greensboro to visit….Scott and I will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers…God bless you family

  • Paula and Bill, may I offer my deepest condolences in this time of sorrow. The Eagles now have another angel to watch over them.

  • With deepest sympathy to you and your family. Karen and Chris Castagno

  • My heart is sad,,,I will think of you every time I see an Eagles game. We had fun times at mom mom and pop pops house with all the cousins jumping on the bed. Lots of good times and we will never forget those good times. Paula and Bill, memories will keep you strong. I am so very sorry for your loss. A great son you raised and be proud. ‘ Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed,and very dear Love you guys