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Jacqueline M. Megginson  

Jacqueline M. Megginson

July 28, 1937 – April 9, 2018

Jacqueline M. Megginson, age 80, of Millsboro, DE and formerly of  Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018.

Born in Wilmington on July 28, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Doris (Reynolds) Sayers. Jacqueline owned and operated Tender Loving Kare, where she began providing in-home childcare before moving to a larger facility in Glasgow. After selling the business, she began working at Atlantic Shores Nursing Home. Jacqueline enjoyed decorating her home for every season. A devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, she will be dearly missed by all.

In addition to her parents, Jacqueline was preceded in death by her siblings, Charles Sayers, Joann Potter, Joyce Wertz, and Judy Riley. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, James F. Megginson, Sr.; children, Luann Maney (Joseph) of Chadds Ford, PA and James Megginson, Jr. (Donna) of Townsend; sisters, Jerry Wickisser and Jean Crum; grandchildren, Sean Maney (Sadie), Troy Maney (Brenda), Devon Smith (Shane), and Taylor Megginson (Tanner); great grandson, Flynn Maney; loving dog, Tanner; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 5 pm on Friday evening, April 13, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a celebration of life will begin at 5 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jacqueline’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  1. Kelly Murray, April 10, 2018

    Sharing in your sorrow….with Love and Friendship – Kelly

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  2. Michael & Melissa Crum and Family, April 10, 2018

    Aunt Jackie was a great woman and a great aunt. She had a big impact on my life as a young kid and I never will forget everything she had done for her family and friends. She will be missed dearly by so many people.
    WE ALL LOVE YOU , AND YOU WILL ALWAYS BE IN OUR HEARTS !!!

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  3. Mike Croce, April 11, 2018

    My family and I are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  4. Christine Trivits, April 11, 2018

    The entire family of Beaverdam Pet Food wish to extend our sincere sympathy to Jim, your children and grandchildren. Jackie meant so much to all of you. We know she was dearly loved, and will be greatly missed. You mean so much to all of us! Truman, Mary, Charlie, Christine, Kevin and Skip

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  5. Debbie Alvarez, April 12, 2018

    I am so sorry to hear about Jackie. She was always very nice and a wonderful child care provider. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  6. J Billings, April 13, 2018

    With all our love, we send our blessings and Ohana aloha to Jackie in heaven -Jim,Luann & Joe, Jim & Donna, Sean, Troy, Devon and Taylor our deepest sympathies. Our fond memories of Jackie was that she had the biggest heart, forgiving spirit, and an open door for everyone. Jackie was like the “beam” on the cross – straight, solid and in the center of everything. The family lost someone special who most turned to for support in everyway. Let us all remind Jim he has family here to support him. We will remember the happy times; such as the Turkey Thanksgiving dinner that burnt up in front of us. The time rabbits ran outside in the yard and the expression of one person. The dinners we had with Chuck “Jim’s brother before his passing” and the good times then. We love and miss you forever Jackie, our Lord has opened His Arms for you in His Mansion. We miss, miss, miss you so much, words cannot express. Mahalo Nui Loa -the Billings family and Kuni

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  7. Randy Dietterick, April 13, 2018

    Jim, Luann, Jimmy and family’s sorry for your loss she was a great lady. My prayers are with your family. Love Randy Dietterick and family

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  8. Dorothy sayers, April 15, 2018

    My sister for 52 yrs. Backyard neighbors for 26 yrs. Forever friend, oh how you will be missed! Sister-in -law Dot

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