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Mark A. Durrell

Obituary for Mark A. Durrell

December 26, 1964 - November 27, 2019
Newark, Delaware | Age 54


Mark Durrell of Newark, DE, age 54, "Superman" has succumbed to his Kryptonite on Wednesday November, 27, 2019. Mark was born on December 26, 1964 in Wilmington, DE to the late Joseph Durrell II.

Mark attended Newark High School and went on to help his dad with the family businesses, Durrell Sandblasting & Painting and Friendly Oil Company, then took ownership of the family businesses after the passing of his dad in 2006. He loved tinkering and always had a project that he was working on. Mark had a big and lasting impact on many, they knew they were loved if Mark picked on them in his own loving sarcastic way. Family vacations, boating, fishing and camping were ways Mark loved spending his time. Mark was an amazing husband, father and grandfather and will be deeply missed.

Mark is survived by his wife and everlasting love of 33 years, Loretta Durrell; daughter, Megan Green and her husband, Gage of Newport, DE; daughter, Monica Craig and her husband, Seth of Newark, DE; daughter, Morgan Durrell of Newark, DE and grandson, Seth Craig Jr. In addition to his father, Mark is preceded in death by his brother, Joseph E. Durrell III.

A celebration of Mark's life will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home 122 West Main Street Newark, DE 19711 where family and friends may visit starting at 10:00a.m. Burial will be held immediately after at Newark Cemetery.

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122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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