Linda Baker McIlvaine

Linda Baker McIlvaine, 75, of Georgetown, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 15, 2018.

Linda was born in Salisbury, Md., the daughter of the late Elizabeth Brittingham.

She graduated from the University of Delaware with her master's degree in elementary education. She worked for the Claymont School District as a grade school teache,r and later joined her husband establishing his construction company in Georgetown. She enjoyed watching baseball, visiting the beach and loved watching her grandchildren in their activities. She cherished her family and loved to entertain them at family dinners and gatherings. She always could be found taking care of her family and others.

Linda is survived by her husband, Preston McIlvaine Sr. of Georgetown; her son, Thad McIlvaine (Karen) of Lewes; her daughters, Lisa Kingery (Jonathan) of Fair Haven, N.J. and Stacey McIlvaine of Wilmington; her brother, Craig Brittingham of Laurel; her beloved grandchildren, Miranda McIlvaine, Lauren Kingery, Jack Kingery and Addison McIlvaine, along with her husband's siblings and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her mother, Elizabeth, was preceded in death by her brother Terry Baker.

A service will be held at Bethel United Methodist Church 129 W 4th Street Lewes, on Friday April 27, at 2 p.m., with visitation starting at 1 p.m. The Rev. Earl Baker will officiate. Interment will be held privately.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home Laurel. Online condolences can be made by visiting,

Funeral Home

Hannigan-Short-Disharoon Funeral Home
700 West Street Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-3637

Published in Sussex Countian from Apr. 24 to May 3, 2018