Kathryn M. Tingle

Selbyville, Maryland

Dec 3, 1923 – Aug 15, 2020 (Age 96)


December 3, 1923
August 15, 2020
Selbyville, Maryland


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Kathryn M. Tingle

Selbyville - Kathryn M. Tingle, age 96, of Selbyville died Saturday, August 15, 2020 at home. Kathryn was born in Bishop, MD and was the daughter of the late John and Lillie (Holloway) McCabe.

Mrs. Tingle graduated from Buckingham High School in 1940. She was a retired bookkeeper for Mumford's Sheet Metal Works, Jim McCabe Accounting, Curt Mumford Accounting, and was co-owner of Tingle's Acres Mobile Home Park.

Kathryn was a member of Salem United Methodist Church where she was in charge of the alter flowers for over 50 years, past president of the Friendship Circle, treasure of the Fellowship Sunday School Class, a member of the Selbyville Community Club, and a founding member of VFW Post 7234 Auxiliary in Ocean View.

She is survived by her son, Eddy M. Tingle of Selbyville; her daughter, Kathy T. Harcum (Dennis) of Seaford; her granddaughter, Katie Harcum of Lynchburg, VA, and her special longtime dog companion, Bubba.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward M. Tingle in 1992; three brothers and sisters-in-law: Bill and Madelyn McCabe, Preston and Florence McCabe, Jim and Eunice McCabe.

Special thanks to longtime companion and caregiver, Shonda Fisher; and Griswold caregivers: Belinda, Carla, Emily, the rest of the crew, and Tomeka

A funeral service will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, August 19 at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville. Friends may call from 11am to 1pm before the service. Burial will be in Redmen's Cemetery, Selbyville.

Due to restrictions surrounding COVID 19, masks and social distancing will be mandatory and seating will be limited.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mason Dixon VFW Post 7234, 29265 Marshy Hope Way, Ocean View, DE 19970 or Salem United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 410, Selbyville, DE 19975.

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.bishophastingsfh.com

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Very sorry to hear about Kathryn's passing. She was a first cousin to my Mother Mildred Holloway Wharton LaRue. She always enjoyed her visits and we, the little bits of info we got of "the family back east"! We have always been on the other side in California. Mary Hartman is the one who told me of Kathryn's passing , she doesn't have email so we get everything by Snail Mail. I'd like to hear of Kathy & Eddie to put in the family tree. Our prayers are with the rest of the...

Kathy and Eddie, so sorry to learn of your mother's passing. She was such a kind and wonderful lady. Cherish your sweet memories. Natalie

Eddie and Kathy I will always remember your mom as a kind Christian woman. We shared many laughs during our “Freddie” conversations. She was a special lady. Wishing you peace, Ruth Beauchamp

I’m going to miss Mommom tingle so much and I know Wyatt is too. He loved going in every morning and singing “ you are my sunshine “ to her, and making sure she has something to eat and drink. She was the sweetest lady ever and I’m going to miss her will all my heart. I love you and hope your dancing in the sky, and now you’ll be taking care of your old dog nick up in heaven, I’m sure he missed you.

She was a nice person loved by all !Lived a fulfilling life my heart goes out to Eddie and his sister...cherish all your memories

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. She was so kind to my mom, Ada Snyder, when she came to live with me and go to Salem. I so appreciated her kindness

What a wonderful lady! My sympathies are with Eddy, Kathy and the rest of the family.

Kathy and Eddy: Sandy and I send our condolences to you on the loss of your mother. As you know my mother and Kathryn were the best of friends for most of their lives beginning in Bishop, MD. Their relationship continued as they married and moved to the big town of Selbyville. I can remember as a youngster how your mother would light up any get together with her sense of humor. She was always positive about life and never had an unkind word to say about anyone. Kathryn was genuine, no...

Eddie and Kathy I just want you to know that I am sorry for you loss ! This woman meant the world to me . I am going to Miss her so much I love you both . Gone but will never be forgotten Wyatt loves her so much ! He is going to miss her