Mary Louise Diehl
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Mary Louise Diehl, age 64, of Newark, DE, went home to be with the Lord on January 31, 2013. Mary Lou was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and a wonderful homemaker who persisted through all the struggles of Muscular Dystrophy. She enjoyed spending time with her family, church concerts and family car rides. Mary Lou was a Class of 67 graduate of Thomas McKean High School.
She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Wallace S. Diehl; daughter, Tara Papanicolas and husband Andy; brother, Lawrence Dean; and 2 grandchildren, Halie and Andrew Papanicolas. She is preceded in death by her son, Christopher and her mother, Dorothy B. Johnson.
A service in celebration of Mary Lou's Life will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 in Salem United Methodist Church, 469 Salem Church Rd., Newark, DE at 12:00 noon, where a visitation will be held beginning at 11:00 am. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions can be sent to Salem U.M. Church. For directions and to express an online condolence please visit www.strano-feeley.
Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home
Published in The News Journal from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2013