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“Kathy and family,My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you today as you lay to rest your husband, father, brother and grandfather. Michael fight with...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Jowers - Philadelphia, PA

“I am so sorry for your loss and I pray for you to find comfort knowing your loved one went home to the Lord and is resting in Jesus arms ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Michele BARANOWSKI - New Castle, DE

“Dear Sarnecky family:I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. Please accept my deepest smypathy and know he is now at peace and pain free. RIP...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Kathy,I am sorry to hear of your loss of Michael. You and your family have my deepest sympathy on this loss. Marty and Violet Thernlund ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Marty Thernlund - Wilmington, DE

“Dear Kathy and family, Mr. and Mrs Sarnecky, Kenny and all, My affection and prayers are with you and your familes. Michael was always close in my...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Tom Bullen - DE - Friend

“To The Sarnecky Family;My deepest condolences on your loss.Michael and I worked together for several years at the Research Center and he was always...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Andre Madey - Raleigh, NC

“Dear Kathy...Praying for peace for you and your family during this difficult time. We are unable to attend Mike's Funeral Mass but will be there in...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara & Ron Mistretta - Lewes, DE

“Condolences to the family. I worked with Mike over 30 years. He was a vey nice guy. Lifting the family up in prayers.Lois Banner ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Lois Banner - New Castle, DE

“Wishing you peace to bring your comfort, and courage to face the days ahead.Embrace and cherish every happy memory of the journey the two of you...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: LInda & Andrew Wolf - Newark, DE

“Hi Kathie:So very sorry to hear of Michael's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayersBarbara Daugherty ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Daugherty - New Castle, DE

“KathySo sorry I can't be with you. Michael certainly did fight the good fight. Prayers are with you and family.Love, Ellie ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Kathy and family,I am very sorry to hear of the loss of Michael. I want you to know you are in my prayers. No words can erase your pain....Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Joan Featherman - Bear, DE

“Kathie, Sarah, Matthew, and family: We're so sorry to hear the news about Michael. You're in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Julia Whitesel - Phoenixville, PA

Michael J. Sarnecky age 66, of Newark, DE sadly passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Christiana Hospital surrounded by his family. For 22 months, he led a courageous fight against Pancreatic Cancer.
Michael was a graduate of Conrad High School and Del Tech with honors. He served 33 years in the Delaware Air National Guard. Michael was employed at Hercules / Ashland / Solenis for 48 years. He was a member of Opera Delaware, St. Peters Cathedral and the Seton Pilipina choirs. He was an active and devoted parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. He was co-chair of the annual Seton Carnival and a 4th degree Knight of Columbus.
Michael leaves behind his loving wife of 45 years, Kathryn (Kathie); daughter Sarah Johnson (Everett); son Matthew (Stephanie); grandchildren Mason, Emma, and Julianna; parents John and Elvira; 2 sisters and 4 brothers and multiple extended family. He was predeceased by a brother Jackie.
Family, friends and others whose lives Michael touched are invited to St. Elizabeth Ann Church, Bear, DE. Saturday, October 7, 2017. Visitation is from 9am to 11am followed by funeral mass. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Pancreatic Cancer, #Sarneckystrong, or to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.
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