January 18th, 2020
Pearl V. Fanelli Zebleckes, 90, formerly of Twin Oaks passed away on Friday, January 17th at New Castle Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Hazelton, PA where she was reared and educated before moving to Linwood, then ultimately to Twin Oaks in Upper Chichester for 50 years. Pearl was a woman who devoted her life to her home and family. She was a long-time active member of both Holy Saviour and St. John Fisher Churches. She was also a lifetime member of the Boothwyn Fire House Women’s Auxiliary. Pearl spent many years working the voting polls in Upper Chichester, and was a long-time member of the Upper Chichester Senior Citizens club.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph A. Zebleckes, Sr. who died in 1991; daughter, Maryann Zebleckes; son, Anthony Zebleckes; siblings, Tessie, Carmella, Rose, Vince, and Grace.
She is survived by her son, Joseph A. Zebleckes, Jr. (Janet); daughter, Lisa Smith (Joe); grandchildren, Kelly (Greg), Bryan (Brittany), Patrick (Veronica), Christopher, and Jessica; great-grandsons, Ryan, Henry, and Carter.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, January 20th at 11am at Holy Rosary Church 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703. Friends and family are invited to call from 10-11am in church. Burial will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery.