Cynthia Leigh Draper, age 57, of Smyrna, DE died unexpectedly from a rare blood disorder.
Born in Wilmington, DE on July 8, 1960, Cindy resided in Delaware for most of her life. She was a Glasgow High School graduate, class of 78’, and also obtained numerous certifications, including her CNA. She worked for the University of Delaware and then moved on to a professional career in real estate.
Always with a green thumb and sweet tooth, Cindy loved gardening and baking. She also had a fondness for animals and volunteered throughout the state of Delaware.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Gutowski Draper, and her 2 stepmothers, Judith and Linda Draper. She is survived by her father, George Draper, Jr. and 2 sons: Paul Neil, Jr. (Lisa) and Scott Neil (Courtney); her sister, Carolyn Neil (Dave); brothers, Chris (Rhonda), Steve and Brian Draper and Richard and Carl Trincia (Linda); multiple grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and many friends.
Cindy died on November 25, 2017 in Newark, DE with her loving fiancé, Craig Wetherby, by her side. A gathering to celebrate Cindy’s life will be held at Mealey Funeral Home on Saturday, December 2nd, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. An intimate service will immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Delaware SPCA, 455 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713 in Cindy’s honor.