Winnie Mariani of Kitts Hummock, DE passed away suddenly at Kent General Hospital on Wednesday May 22, 2013. She was 75.
Mrs. Mariani was born January 13, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in Minnesota where she was a diehard Vikings fan. She was a waitress at the Coral Reef and Village Inn and enjoyed selling Avon, spending time with friends, gardening; reading, watching Jeopardy, crossword puzzles and hosting family get togethers.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Arnie, her son John and her grandson Michael.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Andy L. Mariani, Jr. of Kitts Hummock; sons, Robert Henrich and his wife Kelli of Dover, Mike Henrich and his wife Pam of Felton and Chuck Henrich and his girlfriend Donna of Dover; brothers, Brad Bassett of Washington State, Glenn “Buzzy” Bassett of Duluth, MN and twin sister, Beverly Lunde of Duluth, MN; five grandchildren, Kristen, Heather, Nicholas, Sarah and Aaron; and six great grandchildren.
She will be greatly missed. She was a friend and mother to all.
Memorial services will be held 12pm Thursday May 30, 2013 at Torbert funeral Chapel south, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (rt.10), Dover. Friends may call one hour prior.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way # 205, New Castle, DE 19720.
Letters of condolence may be sent, and guestbook signed atwww.torbertfuneral.com.