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Mark A. Dixon, Sr.

January 5, 1964 ~ April 7, 2017 (age 53)

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Mark Andrew Dixon, Sr., passed away peacefully on April 7, 2017, at the age of 53, after a very brief illness. The son of Bob and Betty Dixon, he grew up in Kirkwood Gardens and graduated from Delcastle Vocational Technical High School in 1982. He was employed for many years in the plumbing and pipefitting industry.


Mark was an avid sports fan with an undying love for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The entire world was a stage for Mark; he loved to entertain people and make them laugh. Mark had a huge circle of friends and his loyalty and care for them was immeasurable. He truly loved his family and cherished the time spent with them.


Mark is survived by his wife of 24 years, Shari (Lardi) Dixon; his children, Mark, Erik, and Jenna; his mother, Betty Dixon; his brother, Rob, and his girlfriend, Glenda Soler; his sister, Julie Dixon, and her boyfriend, Al Tulini; his 2 dogs, Solomon and Maximus; and his cat, Kitty.  

He was preceded in death by his father, Bob Dixon.


A funeral service will be held at 12:00pm on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, where family and friends may visit beginning at 10:00am. Interment will be private.


In lieu of flowers, Mark’s family suggests making contributions in his memory to the Children’s Tumor Foundation, 120 Wall Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10005-3904; (

Charitable donations may be made to:

Children's Tumor Foundation
120 Wall Street, 16th Floor, New York NY 10005-3904

 Service Information

April 13, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Funeral Service
April 13, 2017

12:00 PM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Private Interment

American Legion Service

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