Mildred O. DeStafney, age 86 of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully in Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital on January 20, 2018. Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, James L. DeStafney, her stepson, James L. DeStafney, Jr.(Chuckie), her parents, Giuseppe and Josephine Oddo, and her siblings, Grace McKinley, Paul Oddo, Anna (Anne) Talley, Mary Wichess, and Samuel Oddo. She is survived by her brother, James Oddo, and his wife Lorraine of Charlotte, North Carolina, two step grandsons, Alex and Jeff DeStafney, their mother, Judy DeStafney and a great grandson, A.J. DeStafney all of Wilmington, DE. She also is survived by her sister-in-laws, Ann Oddo and Shirley Oddo and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mildred was a graduate of St. Paul Commercial High School and was employed by State of Delaware, Division of Unemployment. She was also a longtime member of St. Matthew RC Church.
Visitation will be held at McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 on Monday, January 29th from 11:00AM to 12:00PM followed by funeral services beginning at 12:00PM. Burial will immediately follow at All Saints Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Huntington's Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Ave. Suite 502, New York, New York 10018.