Stephanie A. Kochinski, 64

Stephanie A. Kochinski, 64, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Norristown, Pa., passed away at home on Friday, June 14, 2019. She was born in Norristown on May 18, 1955, daughter of the late Charles Wilbur Speelhoffer and the late Ethel (Zigouras) Speelhoffer.

Kochinski graduated from Norristown Area High School in 1973 and at the time of her death had been employed at McDonald’s in Long Neck for nine years. She made such an impact on the customers she served and also made lasting friendships with them as well. She enjoyed taking golf cart rides with her canine companion, Sparky, and spending time with her close friends and family.

In addition to her parents, Kochinski was preceded in death by four brothers, Charles F. Speelhoffer, David A. Speelhoffer, Bruce N. Speelhoffer and Jon M. Speelhoffer. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 18 years, John Kochinski; a sister, Janet Arena; a brother, Jay Speelhoffer and his wife, Julie; close friends Calvin Mitchell, Susan Gray and Linda Phiffer; three sisters-in-law, Jane Conrad Speelhoffer, Jan Steinfeldt Speelhoffer and Diane Mulvey Speelhoffer; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and one great-great-niece; and her countless other friends and customers.

A visitation and celebration of Kochinski’s life were scheduled for Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Millsboro, Del., followed by entombment at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Millsboro, Del. Condolences may be sent online at