William J. ("Wally") Tabasso, age 80, of Smryna, DE passed away on August 29th, 2018. Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of Mary N. (Santella) and Paul Tabasso. He was predeceased by his brother, Paul Tabasso, in 2012. Wally graduated from Brown Vo-Tech HS and was a Korean War Navy veteran. He worked as a Computer Technician for TRW for 22 years and then at Info Systems until his retirement in 2003. Wally was a member of the Lucians and Catholic Men’s Bowling League. He was a former member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church and a current parishioner of St. Margaret of Scotland Church. Wally lived in Spring Meadows where he enjoyed helping to maintain the pool. He enjoyed traveling with his family and friends.
Wally is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marie E. (Burns) Tabasso; his children, Theresa Muschiatti of Newark, DE, Joseph Tabasso (Rebecca) of Newark, DE, and Patricia Creveling (Richard) of Bear, DE; and his grandchildren, Ashley, Kelly, Sean, Danny, Mallory, and Collin.
Friends and family are invited to a visitation starting at 10 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM on Friday September 7th , 2018 at St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 2431 Frazer Road Newark, DE 19702. Interment will follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Margaret of Scotland Building Fund at the above address. Online condolences may be made at mealeyfuneralhomes.com.