Oneita DelConte

May 18, 1932 - May 20, 2011
Oneita DelConte

Oneita H. DelConte 79, of Wilmington passed away Friday May 20, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Nita was born May 18, 1932 in Conway, SC the daughter of the late Willie and Macy Lewis Hardwick, and graduated from Conway High school. She retired from First Union National Bank, downtown and Oleander drive branch after 17 years of service. She was also preceded in death by brothers Danny, Louis and Billy Hardwick, and granddaughter Jamie McGee.

Surviving are son Frankie DelConte of Los Angeles, CA; Daughters Cindy McGee (Ken) and Tina Leak (Charles); Granddaughter Lanette Boyce (Frank), Great-Grandchildren Eden Wren (Shayne), Austen Boyce; Brothers Charles T. Hardwick (Becky), Douglas E. Hardwick (Charlotte), Larry D. Hardwick (Arlene), Johnny R. Hardwick (Marsha); Sister Linda Hardwick O’Quinn (Billy) all of Wilmington as well as many nieces and nephews.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted 11:00 AM Monday, May 23, 2011 at Oleander Memorial Gardens. The family will see friends from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation for the Pulmonary Rehab 2259 S. 17th street Wilmington, NC 28401, in memory of Nita.

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  • May 22, 2011
    Doris S. Malpass says:
    I had the pleasure of knowing Ms. DelConte through Wilmington Health. She was an absolute joy with a great enthusiam for life and a wonderful energy about her. She was a sincere, inviting person; she made you feel like you were special to her. I loved her from the moment I met her. She will be greatly missed. So sorry for your loss.

  • May 22, 2011
    Angela White says:
    Thank you so much Tina, Cindy and Frankie for sharing your Mom with us. She was such a ray of sunshine for all of us at Pulmonary Rehab! Her bright smile and great sense of fashion will live on with in us! My prayers are with you! God is blessed with the presence of a very color coordinated angel now. Love, Angela Pulmonary Rehab

  • May 21, 2011
    Martha Hardwick Kane says:
    Thoughts and prayers also to Aunt Nita's suriving siblings; Charles T. Hardwick, Douglas E. Hardwick, Larry D. Hardwick, Linda Hardwick O'Quinn and Johnny R. Hardwick.

  • May 21, 2011
    Al & Dana McKoy says:
    Frankie and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help. Love, Al & Dana.

  • May 20, 2011
    John & Cindy Williams says:
    We loved Ms. Onita at Pulmonary Rehab. She was such a bright spot there. She would always tell us that she loved seeing us there. She will truly be missed. Know that she is no longer suffering and is safe in the arms of Jesus, where we will see her again one day.