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Marie H. Dunlop

AGE: 88 • New Castle & South Bethany Beach, DE

Age 88, of New Castle and South Bethany Beach, DE, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 surrounded by her family.

Born in Wilmington, Marie was the daughter of the late John A. and Helen M. (McCormick) Ferguson. She was a graduate of St. Paul's Commercial School and attended Goldey Beacom College. She worked as an administrative assistant for the DuPont Company at the Edgemoor facility. Marie was also an administrative assistant for Bear Alignment and L.C. Parker Real Estate. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church where she volunteered in the library and in the kitchen. Marie loved the beach and hosting family get-togethers. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Richard Dunlop and her brother, John A. Ferguson, Jr.

She will be dearly missed by her sons, Richard T. "Rusty" Dunlop of South Bethany Beach and his fiancée, Sally Cannon of Townsend, DE and Creighton "Creig" Dunlop of Hockessin, DE; her sisters, Elizabeth Plummer of Wilmington and Eleanor Baird of New Castle, DE; her sisters-in-law, Agnes Williams and Bettie Mae Dunlop, both of Wilmington; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends and family are invited to visitation on Sunday, November 20th between 2 and 4 PM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 21st at 10 AM at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 801 North DuPont Highway, New Castle. Burial will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Delaware Hospice, Inc., 16 Polly Drummond Center, Newark, DE 19711, to Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Wilmington or to Helen Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19713. Online condolences may be made at MealeyFuneralHomes.com (302) 652-5913
Published in The News Journal from Nov. 18 to Nov. 20, 2016
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