Obituaries

Juana K. Negri – 4/24/2022

April 26th, 2022

Juana K. Negri, 93, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Sunday, April 24th at Gilpin Hall Nursing Home in Wilmington, DE.  She was born in Linwood to the late Joseph and Ellen Negri.  Juana worked for many years in customer relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Juana also was a volunteer for Holy Rosary Parish in many capacities.  She enjoyed reading books, doing crosswords, and was known for her homemade fudge.  Most of all, Juana took great pride in being an aunt and great-aunt and loved to spoil her nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters, Mary Crist (2013) and E. Dolores Blessing (2003); she is survived by her niece, Suzanne Mansi (Ben); nephews, Robert Crist (Maria Dolores), Lawrence Crist (Veronica), and Matthew Crist (Ashley); great-nieces and nephews.

Her funeral mass will be held on Friday, April 29th at 1:00 pm at Holy Rosary Church 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703.  Friends and family are invited for visitation in Church from 12:30 pm.  Burial will follow in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Linwood, PA.

2 thoughts on “Juana K. Negri – 4/24/2022

  • By Mark Christian on

    Juana was dear friend for many years. She loved to entertain with wonderful dinners. She was a superb cook and hostess. She was a devoted care giver to both parents and her two sisters. I will miss her, and I take comfort in knowing she is reunited with her mother, father and sisters.

    • By Suzanne Mansi on

      Well said Mark! Thank you for your dedicated friendship to Juana throughout the years.

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