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Ernest R. "Ernie" Mingo Sr.

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Ernest R. "Ernie" Mingo, Sr.

Newark - It is with great sadness that the family of Ernest Robert Mingo Sr., age 68, of Newark DE, announces his passing on 9 June 2018 at Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital. Known to friends and family as Ernie, he was a devoted and kind husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved being surrounded by his family, watching the Phillies play and his big red truck. A graduate of Chichester High School 1968, Ernie was also a veteran of the United States Army. After his service he met the love of his life, Sandra, in Houston, TX, where they were married in 1982. In 1988, they settled in Newark DE to raise their children and in 2013, Ernie retired from RC Fabricators after a long career in the steel industry.

Ernie will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend, Sandra; son, Ernest Mingo Jr.; daughters: Jennifer Hasko, Christine Lopez, and Heather Gonzalez; as well as his sisters, Carol Twardowski and Janice Westman. He will also be fondly remembered by his 8 grandchildren: Christopher, Amina, Journey, Ciara, Noah, Elexis, Bryan and Olivia; and great-grandson, Lux. Ernie was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Margaret (Postupack) Mingo.

A visitation will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 1:30- 3 PM at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a service in celebration of Ernie's life at 3 PM. Burial will be private. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on June 12, 2018
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