Doris D. Mullen
February 16, 1930 – September 12, 2016
Doris D. Mullen, age 86, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 12, 2016.
Born in Windber, PA on February 16, 1930, Mrs. Mullen was the daughter of the late Harry and Dorothy (Bracken) Stiffler. She was a talented homemaker who devoted her life to caring for her family.
A devout Catholic, Mrs. Mullen was a longtime parishioner of Holy Family Church in Newark. She gave of her time and talents in her community by serving as a mentor at McVey Elementary School and as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels Delaware. A loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Mrs. Mullen will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Roger O. Mullen in 1978 and son, William R. Mullen in 2015. Mrs. Mullen is survived by her children, Sharon Staines (Bob) of North East, MD, Owen Mullen of Newark, Catherine Boyer (Glenn) of Newark, Maureen McFarlane (Terry) of Bear, Gail Snyder (Dave) of Wilmington and Michael Mullen (Ellen) of Newark; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 am on Friday morning, September 16, 2016, at Holy Family R.C. Church, E. Chestnut Hill and Gender Roads, Newark, DE, where a visitation will be held from 10:30 am until 11:30 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Mullen’s memory may be made to Meals on Wheels Delaware, 100 West 10th St, Suite 207, Wilmington, DE 19801.