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Ella Mae (Swift) Seidel

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Ella Mae (Swift) Seidel Obituary
Ella Mae (Swift) Seidel

AGE: 87 • Newark

Ella Mae (Swift) Seidel, age 87, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

Born in Crisfield, MD on September 18, 1928, Ella was a daughter of the late Clarence and Charlotte (Lawson) Swift. She was a faithful servant at Ogletown Baptist church and enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, Ella was preceded in death by her children; John Thomas, Beverly, and Warren Shores; sister, Doris Riggin. She is survived by her beloved husband of almost 50 years, Preston S. Seidel; daughters, Sheila Seidel and Jody Kershner (Jeff); brothers, Robert Swift and William Swift; sisters, Betty Boyd and Faye Bell; grandchildren, Jennifer Arculus (Andrew), Bryan, Sean, and Allison Kershner.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon, July 19, 2016, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation will be held from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO, 80502 or by visiting

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Published in The News Journal on July 17, 2016
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