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Helen V. (Ruffin) Douglas  

Helen V. (Ruffin) Douglas

August 18, 1935 – March 9, 2016

Helen V. (Ruffin) Douglas, age 80, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Born in Prince Georges, VA on August 18, 1935, Helen was the daughter of the late John and Elvira Reagan. She made her career with the City of New York where she worked as a field associate for the Office of Housing Preservation and Development.

A woman of strong faith, Helen was a devout Jehovah’s Witness for over 40 years. She enjoyed traveling in her leisure time. A devoted mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, Helen will be very dearly missed.

She is survived by her children, Steven Ruffin and daughter-in-law Sharon of Middletown, DE, Karen Douglas of Brooklyn, NY and Kevin Douglas of Amherst, VA; brother, Herman Ruffin and sister-in–law Barbara of Brooklyn NY, 9 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday afternoon, March 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where friends may call from 12 Noon until 1 pm. Interment will be private.

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  1. Ms Selby, March 14, 2016

    I would like to offer my condolences to the entire family. May the God of all comfort Psalms 83:18 be with you threw this difficult time. Revelation 21:3,4…

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  2. SHIRLEY REID & GRANDCHILDREN & FAMILY& FRIENDS FROM VIRGINIA, March 14, 2016

    WELL’ WERE DO I BEGIN(tears) GRANDMA DOUGLAS WAS A SWEET & KINDA LADY. THAT WOULD HELP ANYBODY.I CAN REMEMBER GRANDMA DOUGLAS WAS ALWAYS THERE FOR ME AND HER GRANDCHILDREN (TRIPLETS) KEVIN DOUGLAS JR. KENYETTA DOUGLAS.& SHAKERA DOUGLAS. SHE WILL BE TRULY MISSED BY ALL HER FAMILY & FRIENDS. I KNOW SHES RESTING NOW IN GODS HANDS WITH NO MORE PAIN. MY PRAYERS & COMFORT GOES OUT TO THE FAMILY &FRIENDS FROM MONROE VIRGINIA. WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES. REST REST. TILL WE MEET AGAIN,

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  3. Janet Kibler, March 15, 2016

    Sharon and Family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother-in-law. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May the comfort of God get you through this time of grief. Sincerely, Janet (Sharon’s co-worker)

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  4. Henrietta Brown (Sharon's coworker), March 16, 2016

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. I pray that your loving memories of her bring you peace.
    “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” – Matthew 5:4

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