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Mary Elaine Perdue

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Mary Elaine Perdue

AGE: 64 • Newark

Mary Elaine Perdue, age 64, of Newark, DE, went home to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with leukemia Thursday, May 22, 2014. Elaine worked as an outstanding waitress for 32 years at the Cosmos Restaurant where she was a favorite among the customers. She enjoyed reading, camping, crocheting beautiful blankets, baking scrumptious desserts, and playing word games on her Nook. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister who will be deeply missed.

Elaine is survived by her 2 sons, Vincent Perdue and Michael Perdue; 2 daughters, Tammy Brown (Fred) and Paula Perdue; brother, Jerry Harrison (Sandy); 2 sisters, Paula Smallwood and Julie Harrison; 5 grandchildren: Robert, Christopher, Craig, Jacob and Rachel; 3 great grandchildren: Alexus, Christopher, and Ayden; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her sister, Linda Harrison.

A visitation will be held Monday, June 2, 2014 from 10-11 AM in the Pleasantville Baptist Church, 162 Christiana Rd., New Castle, DE 19720 followed by a memorial service in celebration of Elaine's life at 11 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elaine's memory to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation, 100 West 10th St. Ste. 209, Wilmington, DE 19801. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal from May 25 to June 1, 2014
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