Harry Anthony Prosceno, Jr., age 77, of Wilmington, DE passed away at home on September 7, 2019 surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Mary (Leonetti) and Harry Anthony Prosceno, Sr. He graduated from Salesianum High School and went on to work in various textile manufacturing plants which took him around the world. He loved sharing his experiences of travel and learning other cultures. He created numerous “poppy-isms” such as napping in every possible location and telling his grandkids to “be bad” when they left to return to their parents. He was also an avid fan of Delaware Park, a regular customer at Crossroads Restaurant, and a well-known member of the St. John the Beloved community. In addition to his parents, Harry was predeceased by his daughter, Cynthia Mitchell in 1994, his brother John J. Prosceno in 1997 and his wife, Janice Prosceno in 2018.
Harry “Poppy” is survived by his children and their spouses, Kristina “Kris” and Alex Wisniewski of Lincoln University, PA and Dwayne and Lisa Prosceno of Bloomsburg, PA; his grandchildren, Alicia, Joshua, Jessica, Angela, Mackenzie, Macin, and Bohdan; his great grandchildren, Landon, Ryder, Sawyer, Benjamin, and Oliver; his sister, Betty Stewart of Minneola, FL; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.
A visitation will be held on Friday September 13, 2019 from 11 A.M. to 12 P.M. with a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 12 P.M, both at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road Wilmington, DE 19808. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware, PO Box 747 Middletown, DE 19709.