Samuel D. Wilt

May 27, 1954 ~ December 26, 2019 (age 65)


Samuel D. Wilt Jr., 65, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019, at Wilmington Hospital.

Born May 27, 1954, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Samuel D. Wilt Sr. and Doris L. (Clouser) Wilt, who survives.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by: two brothers, Stephen and Walter Wilt.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by: wife, Marcia Ann (Pyle) Wilt, who he married July 30, 1976; daughters, Danielle Mendes, of Newark, DE, and Vanessa Cesner and husband, David, of Clayton, DE.; one grandson, Samuel Lucas Mendes; siblings, Tessie Brown, of Bear, DE., Philip N. Wilt and wife, Marie, of Clayton, DE., and Doris Moulton and husband, Darryl, of Newark, DE.

He was a graduate from Thomas McKean High School, Class of 1974. He was a graduate of Delaware Technical Community College and Immaculata College.

Work history; Retired from E.I. duPont deNemours Company after 35 years.

A viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2020, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

A funeral service will be held at noon, Friday, January 3, 2020, at the funeral home, with Rick Wilt, officiating.

Interment will take place at Wilt Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Samuel’s memory may be made to: Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Shopping Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711 or the Helen Graham Cancer Center, 13 Reads Way Suite 203, New Castle, DE 19720.


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January 2, 2020

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn
200 N. Main St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Funeral Service
January 3, 2020

12:00 PM
Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn
200 N. Main St.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Interment following funeral service
January 3, 2020

Wilt Family Cemetery
Wilt Rd.
McClure, PA 17841


Delaware Hospice
16 Polly Drummond Shopping Center, 2nd Floor, Newark DE 19711

Helen Graham Cancer Center
13 Reads Way, Suite 203, New Castle DE 19720

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