Mildred A. (McKnett) Loureiro
AGE: 93 • New Castle
Age 93, of New Castle, DE., passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Manor Care Pike Creek. Born in Oxford, MD, Mildred was the daughter of the late Joseph and Nellie (Smith) McKnett. She worked for Bell Atlantic Telephone as an operator and supervisor for over 20 years before her retirement in 1975. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Loureiro Sr. in 2006 and by her son, Joseph Jr. in 2007.
She will be dearly missed by her granddaughter, Colleen D. Yezek and her husband, Christopher of Newark; two great grandchildren, Matthew and Danielle; her brother, Joseph McKnett of Winterhaven, FL; her daughter-in-law, Margaret Loureiro of New Castle and her daughter, Dyonne Creek and her children, Brittany and Stephen.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 21st at 11 AM at the chapel at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle where friends are invited to visitation after 10 AM. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. MealeyFuneralHomes.com