302-478-7100 Wilmington & Hockessin, DE

Kerrie (Sloniewski) Glembocki

Our lovely Kerrie Glembocki (Sloniewski), age 37, passed away suddenly on February 8, 2019 from a brain aneurysm. We are struggling for answers as to why such a young wonderful person was taken from us so soon.

Kerrie was born in 1981 in Wilmington, Delaware to Gene and Debbie Sloniewski. We had no idea at the time, but that day, a true angel was brought into our lives. She graduated from University of Delaware in 2004 and built a successful career at MBNA/Bank of America over 17 years, where most recently, she was a Vice President in the Marketing department. She was a devoted wife to her husband, Brian, but the role in life that she relished most was that of Mommy to two adorable little girls, Jocie and Ellie. Kerrie was the absolute best mommy around and always doing fun and creative things with her children, such as setting up a bounce house in their living room for her children and their friends to jump. She always had the best snacks in her house. Kerrie loved sushi and crabs and spending lots of time with family in Bethany Beach and Lewes. One of her favorite activities was exercising at 9round. She was an active volunteer, creating sets for her daughters’ dance recitals at Dance Delaware and participating in the Bank of America volunteer network. She also loved to have fun. She was constantly planning parties and decorating to make every holiday extra special and really looking for any excuse to get together with friends and family. Above all, Kerrie was a true superstar, the kindest, most generous and FUN person we ever knew. She was selfless, lived life to the fullest, and always had a bright smile on her face. We will truly miss her and will never forget her.

Kerrie is survived by her beloved husband, Brian; her daughters, Jocelyn (9) and Ellie (8); her parents, Gene and Debbie; her brother, Chris and sister Pam Tucker (Matt); her in-laws, Harry and Sue Glembocki and sisters-in-law, Alison Osborne (Jim) and Sharon Villaverde (Cris); her dog Hondo; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services

Family, friends and others whose lives she touched are invited to Chandler Funeral Home (2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE) on Saturday, February 16 at 10 am to reminisce, grieve, and share fun stories about Kerrie. The viewing is from 10 to 11:30 and a service will follow from 11:30 until noon.

Condolences

    Diana Mason lit a candle and writes,
    I had the pleasure of working with Kerrie for over 6 years at BAC. A wonderful, beautiful woman... Her pleasant smile, humble attitude and kindness will always be remembered. My prayers, thoughts are with you all
    02/11/2019 11:37 am
    Jim & Sandi Hanley writes,
    Kerrie you were a bright light in our lives and I will always remember all the family times together over the summer - I am so sad you were taken from us so soon, I will always remember the family picnic and wiffle ball games, Kerrie's deviled eggs, and the August annual pilgrimage to get the large plastic plants you carted down Evans Avenue from the St, Ann's Bazaar to add Debbie's collection. You were the youngest fun cousin and loved life to the fullest and the reason everyone loved you so much!! I will always remember you that way, beautiful and smiling. To Brian & the Girls ( Jocie & Ellie) , Debbie & Gene, Pam & Matt, and Chris broken hearts mend over time but hers will never be replaced. Please take comfort she is following you all from above - hugs and our deepest love to you all!
    02/11/2019 12:13 pm
    Deborah L Taylor lit a candle and writes,
    My deepest sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. May your beautiful memories sustain and bring comfort to you during this difficult time.
    02/11/2019 12:16 pm
    Amy Grubb lit a candle and writes,
    Kerrie was one of the sweetest people I knew. She was always a ray of sunshine. I enjoyed working with her over the past 5+ years and will miss her greatly. God rest her soul. My deepest condolences and prayers go out to her entire family.
    02/11/2019 01:04 pm
    Tina Fleetwood lit a candle and writes,
    I had the pleasure of seeing Kerrie every day at work. Kerrie was a breath of fresh air - always so nice, smiling and above all, genuine. She always found the positive side of things. She will be sorely missed. My condolences to her family and friends.
    02/11/2019 01:26 pm
    Laura Carr lit a candle and writes,
    We are shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of our friend. I worked with Kerrie in Marketing and she was a lovely person inside and out. She was always smiling and laughing and we shared the love of decorating. Our floor will never be the same without her and she will forever be missed. My deepest condolences to the entire family.
    02/11/2019 01:45 pm
    Deb Yuhas lit a candle and writes,
    I am shocked and deeply saddened by this terrible news. I worked with Kerrie the past 6 years from the other side of the fence -- I am with Harte Hanks, a partner agency of Bank of America. I loved working with Kerrie. She was always upbeat and positive. And though I never met her in person, I knew from her voice that she always had a smile on her face. My heart breaks especially for her family and friends. But please believe me when I say her light and kindness reached far beyond those she saw every day. I will miss you, Kerrie. And I'll remember your cheerful voice and all the little things you did for the Harte Hanks team over the years. God bless you.
    02/11/2019 03:46 pm
    Michele Wojtowicz lit a candle and writes,
    I had the absolute pleasure of working with Kerrie as a Bank of America vendor partner since 2013. Kerrie was such a kind-hearted spirit, always positive and upbeat. She was the real deal - genuinely lovely in every respect. She would always run up to me with a hug and a hello when I visited the Wilmington office. As a client, she was what every agency appreciated - always prepared, thorough and quick to respond. She will be missed by all who were blessed to know her. I am keeping Kerrie and her family and friends in my thoughts and in my prayers during this difficult time.
    02/11/2019 04:00 pm
    Angela Rizzo lit a candle and writes,
    Sweet Kerrie, I was so lucky to have the privilege to know you and work along side you. I will never forget our talks, and excitement about holiday decorating. Such a gem you are! I miss you sweet girl. ...heaven has surely gained another angel. Prayers to Brian, the girls, family, and everyone Kerrie made an impact with. -Angela Mainola Rizzo
    02/11/2019 05:06 pm
    Colleen Seelig lit a candle and writes,
    Oh Kerrie! It’s so hard to say goodbye......when I met you, you were this young adorable teenager who was so beautiful inside and out. After all of these years, I still think of you as this young bubbly girl who is still beautiful and has the perfect family and is always happy! I will never forget your smile and your sweet personality. To say that you will be missed is an understatement. Wherever you are right now....please know that you are loved by everyone who was ever was lucky enough to know you! ❤️ To Gene and Debbie, Brian, Jocie and Ellie, Pammy and Chris, my sincere condolences at this very sad time. I know that it’s hard now, but hopefully you will all realize soon that you have a special angel in heaven who will be looking after you whenever you need it. 😇. Also, her spirit will live on within the girls......I truly hope that knowing that she is at peace and is always with you will help ease your pain at some point. We all love you! If you ever need anything, please don’t hesitate to reach out. God Bless Kerrie and all of her loved ones....... Love, Colleen. 😇🙏❤️😇🙏❤️
    02/11/2019 05:22 pm
    Andrea Durr Strawn lit a candle and writes,
    Kerrie was a beautiful person who showed me so much kindness when we worked together. I was lucky enough to sit right next to her in 2000/2001 at First USA when we were on one of the night shift collections teams. She was never anything but extremely pleasant to me. She even organized a team baby shower for me in the summer of 2000. We were the same age 19-20 at the time. I’ve never forgotten what a wonderful person she was. I’m so sorry for your loss.
    02/11/2019 05:28 pm
    Denise Parks writes,
    On behalf of the entire OCS community, I share that our thoughts and prayers are with the Glembocki family. We extend our sincere condolences and support for Jocie, Ellie, and Brian. Please know we are here for you all and will do everything we can to help during this very difficult time. Denise Parks Head of School Odyssey Charter School
    02/11/2019 07:16 pm
    Stephanie Gray lit a candle and writes,
    I was lucky enough to become friends with Kerrie through our time working together at Bank of America. Kerrie’s kindness was unmatched. She was smart, sweet, hard working, giving, and funny. She smiled through any situation, and made the world around her a better place. I am truly sorry for your heartbreaking loss...praying for your entire family.
    02/11/2019 07:32 pm
    Desiree Fiorelli lit a candle and writes,
    It’s true, she was an angel. I had the pleasure of knowing Kerrie for the past 10 years both inside and outside of work. Throughout the years she became one of my closest friends. Every morning upon entering the garage at work I’d look for her car. If I saw it, I’d say to myself, “today won’t be so bad, Kerrie is here.” I truely loved and cherished our friendship. She was beautiful on the inside and out. She was the most positive person I knew. Her smile was contagious. My heart and prayers go out to her family, especially Jocie and Ellie. They have a real guardian angel now. May they always feel her by their side. “Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same." - Author Unknown
    02/11/2019 08:37 pm
    Rich sarnese writes,
    Debbie, my sincere sorrow from this sad event. Wish you and your family blessings now and in the future. Nothing can minimize your loss and sorrow
    02/11/2019 08:52 pm
    Karen Lacy lit a candle and writes,
    It is such a joy to teach the Glembocki girls at Dance Delaware. Kerrie was the best kind of dance mom ever and we are all reeling at what has happened. I know our studio is ready with open arms to help care for Jocelyn and Ellie. Kerrie will be greatly missed and words fail. But I know she lives on forever in her two amazing girls and will continue to shine in this world. I send my sincerest prayers for God's comfort and care for Brian, Jocelyn, and Ellie, and all the family and friends whose hearts are breaking at this loss.
    02/11/2019 08:55 pm
    Wendy Holt lit a candle and writes,
    It is hard to find the right words to say how sad and shocked everyone is with this news of your loss. You were so kind and sweet to everyone you met. I will miss seeing you in the office and stopping by your desk for a quick chat. God bless you Kerrie, I pray for your family and friends to find peace in this time of sadness. You will never be forgotten.
    02/11/2019 10:54 pm
    Belynda Dalecki lit a candle and writes,
    It is with the heaviest of hearts that I send my sincerest condolences to Kerrie's family. I had the pleasure of getting to know Kerrie as a fellow dance mom. She was honestly just someone who you couldn't help but adore, with the sweetest personality. Our hearts are broken, and I know her legacy will continue in her two beautiful daughters Jocie and Ellie.
    02/12/2019 09:46 am
    Monica Bostic-Bradley lit a candle and writes,
    I had the true blessing and honor being around Kerrie at MBNA/Bank of America the last 17+ years. I'll forever cherish her positive "can-do" attitude, funny stories, smile and laughter that got us all through anything and everything and her creativity beyond belief. I'll never forget our BOAST (Bank of America Spirit Team) days, planning events that were decorated and executed flawlessly all because of Kerrie! I struggle to understand the "why" behind her passing but believe it was time for God to have a "Shabby-Chic" angel in heaven. Kerrie will be greatly missed....my thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this very difficult time...May the memories of Kerrie and the love of family and friends surround all of you and give you strength in the days ahead...God Bless.
    02/12/2019 10:18 am
    Suzanne Lenick lit a candle and writes,
    I had the pleasure working with Kerrie at the bank. Our morning routine would be walk to the café, grab a light snack and talk about the “Reality Shows” from the night before. In the afternoon our conversations were about her beautiful daughters. I will miss her contagious smile, her positive outlook on life and all the talks we had about everything. Kerrie always brought joy to everyone she came in contact with and will be dearly be missed. Heaven gained an amazing angel!
    02/12/2019 10:23 am
    Jamie Pruitt lit a candle and writes,
    I’m so deeply sorry to hear this news. Debbie - thinking of you and your dear family. ❤️
    02/12/2019 05:04 pm
    Heather Hill writes,
    My deepest condolences to Brian, his sweet girls and all of Kerrie’s family. I will miss Kerrie’s smiling face at 9R.
    02/12/2019 07:57 pm
    Danna Owens lit a candle and writes,
    We are so sorry for your loss.Kerrie was amazing dance mom we will miss her smiling face but never forgotten when we see her daughters in dance will bring so many memories.
    02/12/2019 11:00 pm
    Marie Papili Corrigan lit a candle and writes,
    Gene, Debbie and family. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Kerrie. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. My heart goes out to you all.
    02/13/2019 08:35 am
    Derrick T. Lewis lit a candle and writes,
    I met Kerrie in October 2005 when I moved from NJ to DE. She was one of my mentors in the department I was in. From that first day until the last time I saw her last October, that contagious smile was always her norm. One of the most positive minded people I've ever encountered. I sit here today confused, hurt, and sad. Such a loving wife, mother, daughter, aunt and friend. My sincere condolences goes out to her husband Brian, their daughters and the entire family. I know one thing is for certain, Heaven became an even better place now that Kerrie is there. You are loved and missed more than you'll ever know. Rest In Peace Kerr Bear.
    02/13/2019 11:37 am
    Pat Hudson Williams writes,
    We are heartbroken to hear of Kerrie's sudden passing. Our thoughts, prayer and friendship go out to you all. So many happy memories of Kerrie in St. E. Kindergarten and Bethany Beach. May you all find some peace in you memories and love of Kerrie. With our deepest sympathy, Tom and Pat Williams
    02/13/2019 12:48 pm
    Steve & Barbara Stacknick writes,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Condolences to you, your girls and Kerrie's family. Prayers are with all of you.
    02/13/2019 01:39 pm
    Eunice FOUNTAIN lit a candle and writes,
    Dear Debbie, My heart goes out to you and your family at this sorrowful time. May the sweet memories you have of your daughter be of some comfort in the days ahead. I can only offer my sincere prayers for you at this time. Sincerely, Eunice Fountain (DuPont)
    02/13/2019 03:35 pm
    Larry "Pete" Gardner lit a candle and writes,
    Gene and Debbie, I am so sorry about the passing of your daughter Kerrie. I will be praying for Kerrie, the Glembocki and Sloniewski families.
    02/13/2019 03:43 pm
    Joe Gardner
    02/13/2019 06:29 pm
    Mary Jane ( Coyle) Tabbia lit a candle and writes,
    So Terrible sorry for your loss
    02/13/2019 07:24 pm
    Williams Family writes,
    Condolences to the Glembocki family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.
    02/13/2019 09:24 pm
    Nicholas dougan lit a candle and writes,
    Thoughts and prayers to the family
    02/14/2019 06:22 am
    Karen Lyons lit a candle and writes,
    I will always remember Kerrie for the sweet kindness she shared everyday. Every time we got together we had fun - no matter the occasion or the mood. She made all moments feel special. On vacations, she was the baby whisperer for Shawn and Camryn says she’ll miss all the wonderful things Mrs. Kerrie did for her. Our lives are forever changed and a piece of our hearts are now in heaven. I pray everyday for Brian, Jocelyn, Ellie and the rest of her family and friends. I am so terribly sorry for your loss and my heart is broken.
    02/14/2019 06:50 am
    Kimberly Edge lit a candle and writes,
    Kerrie and I went to high school together for a short time, but we hung out often in those days. It has been a while, but I have great memories of her then. She was a really beautiful person, inside and out. Such a terrible loss. My deepest sympathy to all of her family.
    02/14/2019 09:44 am
    Janet Teixeira lit a candle and writes,
    I did not know Kerrie personally but have heard such wonderful things about her because my granddaughter is a close friend of Jocie's. My heart goes out to the family at this difficult and sad time. Wishing you peace and ease in the weeks ahead.
    02/14/2019 12:47 pm
    Kathy Mancari lit a candle and writes,
    Debbie, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your beautiful daughter. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With sympathy, Kathy Mancari (DuPont)
    02/14/2019 01:09 pm
    Edward "Mike" Rush, Jr. lit a candle and writes,
    The entire Rush family sends our most sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kerrie's family during this difficult time. -Edward "Mike" Rush, Jr. Salesianum Class of 1966
    02/14/2019 02:51 pm
    Grace Dubin lit a candle and writes,
    I was shocked and devastated to hear of Kerrie’s sudden passing. I had the privilege of working with Kerrie for many years and am honored to have been able to call her my friend. She was such a beautiful person both inside and out with a smile and laugh that was infectious. Our lives will never be the same without her and she will forever be missed. My deepest condolences to Brian, her lovely girls and the entire family.
    02/14/2019 02:58 pm
    Alexsandra "ALi" BCU days writes,
    I am so sorry to hear about this "Brian" G-Block my prayers are with you and the family. May God continue to heal and guide you and the girls in this trying time. All my love Ali
    02/14/2019 03:22 pm
    pat and ed lesniczak writes,
    Dear Gene & Debbie and family, We feel so sorry for your loss and can't imagine what your poor family is going through at this time. Love Pat & Eddie Lesniczak Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
    02/14/2019 07:23 pm
    Maria Nichols lit a candle and writes,
    Kerrie was the sweetest little girl and stayed that way. I have the fondest memories of her and Pam playing with my girls. It was such a pleasure to have her be a part of our life in Cleland Heights. I was so shocked and heartbroken when I heard of her sudden passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    02/15/2019 06:53 am
    Billie Dawn Cain lit a candle and writes,
    My condolences to Brian & the girls along with all of Kerrie’s family. Everyone is in my thoughts and prayers. Kerrie was a beautiful person inside and out and always had a smile on her face and laughing even while blowing up balloons 🎈, decorating for one of our events then we would eat pizza afterwards (of course she always picked her favorite place, Dimeos ). All of her Amazon prime orders & Oriental trading too cute. My heart is so sad right now sending my love.
    02/15/2019 10:35 am
    Danielle Williams lit a candle and writes,
    I have struggled to find the right words and honestly, there are no words to describe the pain I’m going through right now. I have had the pleasure of working side by side with Kerrie over the past few years and during that time, our friendship has grown into something very special. I’ll always remember our daily conversations during the years, from stories about family, going on vacation, our girls growing up, work issues, but most importantly what she was ordering from Amazon that day. She loved finding new things and got me hooked on StitchFix. We finally introduced our girls since they were the same age, and it warms my heart to know that our girls are now great friends, just like Kerrie and I. She was a beautiful person, inside and out and will always hold a very special place in my heart. I miss you dearly my friend and I will be forever grateful for the friendship that we built. Sending my love and deepest sympathy to Brian, Jocie, Ellie, and the entire family.
    02/15/2019 01:52 pm
    Dawn Alexander writes,
    I am having a hard time putting the wright words together. I got to know Kerrie at Dance Delaware and to watch her with Josci and Ellie warmed my heart. Kerrie was a wonderful Mother, Wife and Friend. R.I.P Kerrie
    02/15/2019 03:56 pm
    Jill and Vince Turturici lit a candle and writes,
    Our family is truly blessed to have known Kerri. Kerri was one of the nicest and most caring person we have ever met. She always had a smile on her face, always willing to lend a hand and all around an amazing person. Her light and joy around the neighborhood will be missed so much. Brian and the girls, if there is anything you need or we can do, please don’t hesitate to ask. We are all here for you. Prayers to all the family.
    02/15/2019 10:06 pm
    Theresa Bishop lit a candle and writes,
    I have known Kerrie since she was little girl. Kerrie and her family have been our Bethany Beach neighbors since 1986. I have watched Kerrie grow up to be a fine, beautiful, young woman, devoted wife, fantastic, caring, loving mother, and a wonderful daughter and sister. Kerrie and I spoke often about the beauty and peace we both experienced when sitting on Lewes Bay beach. I am truly saddened by her loss. I will miss seeing her beautiful smile and speaking with her at Bethany Beach when she would visit her parents. She is a beautiful angel with a sweet and gentle spirit. She touched many lives while she was here on Earth. God Bless you, Kerrie, and thank you for all you have done to make this world a better place. Love you, Terry (Mrs. Bishop)♥️💕♥️💕♥️
    02/16/2019 07:46 am
    Nancy Hough writes,
    Dear Debbie, My sincere sympathy to you and all of your family as you grieve this sudden and unexpected loss. May memories and loved ones be a comfort to you. I am holding you all in prayer.
    02/16/2019 08:42 am
    John and Phyllis Meyer lit a candle and writes,
    We did not know Kerrie but she seem to have been an exceptional woman. Brian, our hearts do out to you and your family. We will keep you in our prayers.
    02/17/2019 01:10 pm
    Betsy Rose Thompson writes,
    I know both Kerrie and Brian through the bank. I am keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers through this time.
    02/18/2019 01:35 pm

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