Zachary Scott “Zack” Platt - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Zachary Scott “Zack” Platt

September 8, 1996 - March 21, 2023

Zachary Scott “Zack” Platt, age 26, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023.

Born in Newark, DE on September 8, 1996, he was a son of Matthew Joseph “Matt” and Catherine (Gorak) Platt. Zack worked in customer service at Chelsea Wine & Spirits.

In his spare time, Zack enjoyed writing poetry and listening to all types of music. He could often be found playing video games, or watching Anime, Dr. Who, or Disney. Above all, Zack loved hanging with the guys and cherished every memory he made with them.

Zack was preceded in death by his older sister, Danielle Mae Conner. He is survived by his parents, Matt and Catherine Platt; twin brother, Joshua Dalton Platt; and furry brothers, Buzz and Woody.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 6 pm on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 6 pm. Interment will be held privately. The family encourages friends and family to wear Dr. Who and Disney shirts, with Zack in mind, wear something he would love.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Zack’s memory to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), 199 Water Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10038 or online by clicking here.


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25 Condolences for Zachary Scott “Zack” Platt

  • Bro 😖😖😖😖😖💔💔💔💔

    I love you so much

  • Heartfelt condolences to Matt and Catherine. May the comfort of friends and family bring some measure of peace.

    Karen and Toby

  • My heart goes out to you all & l have been keeping you all in prayer. Such a tragedy…so very sad! He will be missed!

  • Dearest Cathy & Family,
    Jose and I are very sorry for your loss and hope you find peace and comfort.
    “I hope and I pray we’ll get together someday, then you’d see right away how hurt I am when I say, that if you feel what I feel, you won’t go away. A broken heart can’t be the only way.” – The Monkees
    Love Pammi and Jose

  • Zach You Were & Always With Be A Special Person Friend. ❤️🙏🕊️ We Will Always Treasure You In Our Hearts 💔🙏✝️📿🌹 Forever Loved R~I~P Zach xo Love Dina Patrick Danielle Matt Twiggy Princess 🙏🕊️📿✝️💔😢

  • We are so so sorry for your loss😢 please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • So terribly saddened by this news. My deepest sympathies for you Josh, Matt and family. Zack was such a joy in marching band. He will be missed by all.

  • My heart felt condolences to you all. You are all in our prayers.

  • I can’t even begin to image what your family is going through. I am so very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts & prayers.

  • I’m still shocked this happened I’ll always remember being in choir with Both Zack and Josh I will miss you man!

  • Terribly sorry for your loss Cathy & Matt. May God Bless & Comfort you in your time of sorrow. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

    Love Steve & Lorie

  • My deepest condolences to family and friends.🙏 ❤️

  • You will be missed! We had so many great fun memories together when we were kids! I’ll never forget those moments! Rest in peace! Such a wonderful person gone to soon!

  • My heart and love goes out to your family. Zack had such a light. He was a joy to know. His pride in all he did brought me joy. He was the best baby band dad that I could ask for. Matt, Cathy, and Josh- you will remain in my prayers.

  • Matt, Kathy & Josh I am so sorry for your loss. You are all definitely in my prayers and thoughts.🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Our prayers and thoughts are with you Matt, Cathy & Josh. May the PEACE that surpasses all understanding be your comfort, and the LOVE of the FATHER abound you in your time of sorrow.

  • My husband and I are so sorry for your loss. We really got to know Zach when he would hang out with the guys every Wednesday and Saturday nights at our house. He became part of our family and we are going to miss him dearly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Cathy,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I pray that you have continued support. It was my pleasure to meet your sons at a work event and enjoy stories you shared as they grew up. Zach is a true light the world will miss. May his legacy live on thru the cherished memories you hold in your hearts.

  • Pete and I are truly sorry for your loss of Zach. I can tell by your posts he had alot of fun times even though that darkness took him over. Suicide is so hard to understand. He has his peace now and his spirit is eternal. Look for the signs. Feel his eternal love. Mourn but continue to live with his beautiful spirit. 🤗💖🙏

  • Cathy, no words can really express how deeply saddened I am over your loss. As the mother of twins as well, I cannot imagine what a loss like this is. Know that Zach will be at peace in a better place and is now with your mom and dad. They will always look over you, your husband and Josh. Love to all.

  • Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time May all the memories of Zack provide comfort to you and yours ♥️🙏🏻

  • Cathy, I can’t even express how sorry I am for your loss. John and I are praying for you and your family. Please know that we are here if you need anything.

  • Zack.. know u are loved and will be missed immensely by everyone. Please watch over Josh and ur parents… send them a sign every once in a while just so they n ow u are ok…. Fly high up there buddy 💙

  • Cathy, Matt, and Josh, I can’t even begin to tell you how sad I am for your loss. You have been in my thoughts all day. May you find strength and happiness in his memories. May he rest in heavenly peace. He is always with you and will be sending you signs. Sending my love and condolences.

  • Zack, I hope you’re enjoying all the musicians and video game players in the Forever World, making lots of friends. Life goes on.