Amy T. Essick(1945 - 2014)

Amy T. Essick

AGE: 68 • Wilmington

Amy T. (McBride) Essick, 68 of Wilmington, DE., peacefully passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Amy was born in Wilmington on April 28, 1945, daughter of the late Hugh and Ellen (O'Connell) McBride. A graduate of St. Peter's High School, she was employed with the Wilmington Trust Company and retired in 2005. She was a member of St. Matthew's Parish.

Her husband, William E. Essick, Jr., passed away on January 18, 2001. She was also predeceased by her sisters, Patricia McBride and Mary McCaughan. Amy will be lovingly remembered by her children, William T. Essick and his wife, Monica and Jennifer E. Ulrich and her husband, Brian; her grandchildren, Adrienne Ulrich, and Jack and Kate Essick; her brothers, Hugh and Thomas McBride; and her sister, Jean McBride.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Sunday, March 30 from 3:00-5:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Matthew's Church, 901 E. Newport Pike, Wilmington on Monday, March 31 at 10:00AM. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Amy may be made to the Elwyn Institute, 321 E. 11th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. To offer condolences, visit



Funeral Home

Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 999-8277

Published in The News Journal from Mar. 28 to Mar. 30, 2014