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Gertrude E. Moxley  

Gertrude E. Moxley
“Trudy”

July 8, 1927 – August 4, 2017

Gertrude E. Moxley, age 90, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 4, 2017.

Born in Sharptown, MD on July 8, 1927, Trudy was the daughter of the late Archibald and Mary (Beach) Brodey. She worked as a clerk at the Budd Company in Newark and for many years as a hostess at the Glass Kitchen Restaurant in Glasgow. She was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church.

Trudy loved her family and especially treasured time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed crafts and sewing, gifting most of her work to friends and family. She was always thinking of others. Over the years she became an avid sports fan watching Phillies and Eagles games with her family.

In addition to her parents, Trudy was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson B. Moxley, Sr.; son, Johnnie Moxley; daughter, Carla J. Moxley-Campbell; and brothers, George, Bob, and Ed Brodey. She is survived by her sons, Morris Clark, Jr. of Middleport, PA, W. Bryan Moxley, Jr. (Desi) of Newark, L. Scott Moxley (Robin) of Galena, MD, and Mark J. Moxley of Dover; brother, Archie Brodey of Port St. Lucie, FL; grandchildren, Samuel P. Campbell, Alexandra P. Campbell, Benjamin C. Campbell, Noah A. Campbell, Chris Moxley, Christie Moxley-Hutson, James Moxley, and Denise Grier; and 5 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Tuesday morning, August 15, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will be held privately in Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Trudy’s memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Delaware Chapter, 100 W. 10th St., Ste 209, Wilmington, DE 19801 or to the Broadmeadow Nursing Home Activities Fund, 500 S. Broad St., Middletown, DE 19709.

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  1. Joe and Sue Hudson, and family, August 11, 2017

    Dear Bryan, Desi and Family,
    So sorry to hear of Mrs. Moxley’s passing. To be 90 she has had a good life surrounded by her family.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Sincerely,
    Joe, Sue, David, Michael and Jennifer Hudson

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  2. Ronnie & Joey Kalmbacher, August 11, 2017

    Trudy always had a way of making ya feel good. I appreciated her sense of humor 🙂
    I know that her bright spirit went forth shining. Blessings to the family. Peace

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  3. Stephen Colella, August 12, 2017

    Brian,
    Sending my condolences to you for the loss of your mom. I will pray for you and your family to have strength through your time of morning.

    Reply
  4. Jaime and Tim Menton, August 12, 2017

    Dear Bryan and Family:

    We are so sorry to hear about Trudy’s passing. Tim has very fond memories of his days working with her at the Glass Kitchen, and many in my extended family recall her kindness and friendliness when they think of luncheons where both she and my grandmother were in attendance.

    She has raised a strong, loving family with whom we are honored to be connected, and we pray for your
    solace and healing in the days ahead.

    Warmly,
    Jaime and Tim Menton

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  5. Gene Rutter, August 14, 2017

    Hey Scotty! Very sorry to see the news of your Mom’s passing. Hope you and yours are well.

    Gene Rutter (GM)

    Reply
  6. Kathleen Sullivan-Brady, August 14, 2017

    Moxley Family. So sorry for this loss. I will always remember Mom-mom watching Chris and Christie playing with my two (Jackie and Chuck). Great conversations with her sitting on your front steps. You and your family are in our prayers.

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  7. Carol Winkler, August 14, 2017

    I want to send my sincere sympathy to each and everyone of you. I so enjoyed knowing Trudy. I know she was an inspiration and role model to each of you and an absolute blessing to her grandchildren. Will remember each of you in my prayers at this difficult time. God bless.

    Reply
  8. Darrell Ray, August 14, 2017

    I was sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in my prayers.

    Reply

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