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Gordon Stanley Muffett  

Gordon Stanley Muffett

August 18, 1930 – July 29, 2015

Gordon Stanley Muffett, age 84, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Born in Staten Island, New York on August 18, 1930, Gordon was the son of the late Charles G. Muffett and Violet N. (Halipas) Gussis. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps and during this time, would meet his future wife, Frances, who was also serving. Gordon made his career as a communications technician with AT&T, retiring after many years of dedicated service.

He enjoyed staying active and was a member of both the Newark Senior Center and the Sussex Family YMCA. Gordon was proud of his home and spent many hours tending to his yard. In his leisure time, he looked forward to fishing and boating with family and friends. Gordon was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather who was happiest in the company of his loved ones and will be dearly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 46 years, Frances (Fleming) Muffett. Gordon is survived by his children, David G. Muffett of New Castle, Carol A. Cesario (Michael Kosempa) of Nashville, TN, Richard R. Muffett of New Castle, Linda M. Bakomenko (Joseph) of Bear, Sandra M. Falkowski (James) of Bear and Christina M. Smith (Jeff) of Avondale, PA; sisters, Doris Esposito and Bonnie Muffett (Dimps); grandchildren, Anthony, Christopher and Amanda Cesario, Christopher and Aaron Muffett, Carl and Natalie Bakomenko and Jessica (Henne) and Austin Smith; and 5 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Saturday afternoon, August 1, 2015 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 3 pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gordon’s name may be made to the Sussex Family YMCA, 20080 Church Street, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 or to PAWS for People, P.O. Box 9955, Newark, DE 19714.

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  1. Judy McLaughlin Wood, July 30, 2015

    So sad to hear of the passing of Uncle “G”. I have very fond memories of fun times with him and Aunt Corky and the rest of the family. My love and prayers are with the family at this time. God bless you all.

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  2. Arthur Casapulla, July 30, 2015

    Rest in Peace Mr. Muffett .

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  3. Denise Triboletti, July 31, 2015

    Prayers of peace for you and all of your family, Chrissy. I’m here for you whenever/however! Hugs

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  4. Marisa and Gary Clere, July 31, 2015

    Chrissy and family, so sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you in the days ahead.

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  5. Bud Frampton, August 2, 2015

    Your breakfast & YMCA friends from Rehoboth are all saddened by your passing.
    The times we shared were the memories we will always cherish. Sincere condolence
    to the family.

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  6. Jeff smith, August 2, 2015

    Thanks for visiting us while we moved around the country over the last 30 years. Have good memories from AZ, NC and DE. Thanks for getting me into trouble the time we went fishing on your Boston Whaler and you refused to got back until we caught a fish. Glad I landed that grandady of a flounder. Chrissy took great care of you the 3 plus months you lived in the man cave. RIP in your new home near the Lord. God bless. Jeff

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