Michaelina ‘Mickey’ Price, 80


Michaelina “Mickey” Price, 80, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2017, at her home in Lewes, Del., surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 9, 1936, to the late Michael Bachle and Julia (Spanier) Bachle.

Price attended Eddystone High School in Chester, Pa., and graduated in 1954. She married Delphos E. Price Sr. on June 2, 1956, in Chester, Pa. Her careers included homemaking, nurse’s aide and unit secretary for 35 years at Beebe Hospital. Price also worked as a secretary in the office at the B.J. Price plant, where she met her husband.

Price enjoyed gardening, reading, playing games and spending time with her family. Her favorite holiday was Christmas. Price’s family shares many fond memories of family picnics at little “MomMom’s” back yard and summers at Crystal Beach.

In addition to her parents, Price was preceded in death by two sisters, Kate Noden and Rosemary Aniba, and a brother, Jack Bachle. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Delphos E. Price Sr.; two sons, Delphos E Price Jr. and his companion, Joanne Strong, and Michael Price and his spouse, Chris; three daughters, Julie Proctor and her husband, Jim, Pat Mutchler and her husband, Byron, and Missy Jones and her husband, A.J.; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Peg Pekala and Betty Sherman.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, Del., where friends may visit beginning at 2 p.m. The family extended their gratitude to Delaware Hospice for their support in her final days. Price inspires the living to be good to their neighbors, strive for success and keep hope alive. Condolences may be sent online at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com.