Constance R. Conlin, “Connie”

Constance R. Conlin, “Connie”, of Avondale, PA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 6th, 2018 at Rockland Place.

Born in Wilmington, Connie was the daughter of the late Philomena (Lombardi) and Francisco Socorso. She was one of fourteen children and had a twin sister. She attended St. Patrick’s Grade School and St. Paul’s Commercial School. Connie retired from the Pepsi Company after 23 years. She was an avid Philadelphia Phillies fan. She was an incredibly devoted wife and took great care of her husband Richard, before his passing in 2014. In addition to her husband and her parents, Connie was predeceased by her siblings, Ann, Anthony, Dominic, Charles, Michael, Herbert, Vito, Lucy, Louis, Marie, Paul, and her twin sister, Jeanette.

Constance is survived by her son, Rick (Cathy) Conlin of Avondale, PA; her daughter, Patricia “Patty” (Ron) Godwin of Hockessin, DE; her grandchildren, Rick (Stacy) Conlin, Jessica (Rich) Limardo, and Jon Godwin; her great-grandchildren, Caci, Charlotte, and D.J. Conlin; and her brother, Edward Socorso. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Thursday March 15th, 2018 from 10 AM to 11 AM, with services beginning at 11 AM, at the Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Rd #102, Newark, DE 19702. Online condolences may be made at


Submitted by Sandy Petrucci on
Patty, Ron, Rick & Cathy & Families So sorry for your loss. I was a waitress at Madeline's & remember your mom when her & your dad would come in for dinner. Thoughts & Prayers to all.

Submitted by Y. Holland on
"My deepest Sympathy go to the Colin family, may your memories of your loss loved one comfort you and your family today and always, please take comfort in God's word at 2 Corinthians 1:3 "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort".

Submitted by Yolanda A. Brown BC. on
May God be your tender comfort in sorrow and bring peace and strength in the days to come. The team from Heartland Hospice

Submitted by Stephen & Dawn ... on
Rick, Cathty and Family, Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the recent loss of your beloved Connie. May she rest in peace and remain in your hearts forever. Steve & Dawn Turner

Submitted by Rebecca on
My sincere condolence to you and your family. May you find comfort in the words that God promise from John 5:28,29.