Call us directly: (302) 368-9500
Toll-free: (800) 214-2213
Dorothy Frances “Dot” Megginson  

Dorothy Frances “Dot” Megginson

April 13, 1934 – September 9, 2017

Dorothy Frances “Dot” Megginson, age 83, of Clayton, DE, passed away peacefully in her home with her family by her side on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Born in Wilmington, DE on April 13, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Bush) Andrews. As a young girl, Mrs. Megginson worked in a gunpowder mill during WWII and later retired from the Delaware State Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Theodore K. Megginson, Sr.; sister, Mary Harter; and brothers, Bucky, Pauley, Edwin, Sr., and Charles, Jr.  Mrs. Megginson is survived by her son, Theodore K. Megginson, Jr.  (Sherry); daughters, Kathy A. Collins (Steve), Dorothy B. Rettinger (Rick), and Crystal L. Hamlett (Rob); siblings, Grace Graham, Annabelle Scites, and George Andrews; 9 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Megginson’s memory may be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

Share Button
 

Guestbook

  1. Judy Finochi, September 10, 2017

    I am so sorry to hear that Aunt Dot has joined many of our family members in heaven. She was such a sweet person & always happy to see us. My thoughts & prayers are with all of you. Cousin Judy

    Reply
  2. Cris and Dee Watson, September 10, 2017

    our hearts go out to you Dottie and family!! May she rest in peace and may God help you heal. We love you!

    Reply
  3. Kathy Hammond -Hamm, September 10, 2017

    My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Mrs. Megginson was such a wonderful person. I remember how sweet she was to me. She always open her house and heart to all of us kids in Castle Hills. RIP Mrs. Megginson.

    Reply
  4. Edith ( Klingerman) Combs, September 11, 2017

    I’m so sorry to hear this! My condolence to the family! To Crystal I was your aunt Edie since you were born! I loved helping raise you like you were my own! May Dottie rest in peace! Love you all!

    Reply
  5. Franny Mace, September 11, 2017

    Our sincere condolences to you Teddy and your family. I remember your mother well and how much she loved her little dogs and you. May God grant you peace with time.

    Sincerely
    Franny and Perry Mace

    Reply
  6. Bill sullivan, September 11, 2017

    Sorry for your loss Ted our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

    Reply
  7. Vicki Johnson, September 11, 2017

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Ted, Cathy, Crystal & the rest of her family. I will cherish the many happy memories I have of your mom. Mom was one of a kind. May your memories bring you solace in the upcoming days during this difficult time. Love, Vicki

    Reply
  8. Bonny Gysel, & Anna Bell Andrews, September 12, 2017

    A wonderful lady, loved by All ,God has gained another Angel by his side, to watch over us all !

    Reply
  9. Ron, Charlene, and Colt, September 13, 2017

    Our thoughts, and prayers are with the Megginson family.

    Reply
  10. Cheryl Harter Rodriguez, September 13, 2017

    Sorry to hear the loss of your Mom your Mom was a truly a great person she will be sadly missed by all !

    Reply
  11. Diane Meadowcroft, September 20, 2017

    My heart goes out to you and your family Teddy. Your mother was such a dear lady and I have many fond memories of her.
    Love you!

    Reply
  12. Kathy Lang Parent, October 1, 2017

    Teddy, my deepest sympathy to you and your sister’s.Your mother was a very kind and forgiving person.She always opened her doors and heart to whom ever needed it.I have many years of memories. Rest in peace.Mrs.Megginson

    Reply
  13. Kathy Lang Parent, October 1, 2017

    Teddy, my deepest sympathy to you and your sister’s..She always opened her doors and heart to whom ever needed it.I have many years of memories. Rest in peace.Mrs.Megginson

    Reply

Sign the guestbook:


Comments will be posted within 24 hours pending approval.



reset all fields

Archives

Send Flowers or Food


Send Flowers or Food