Jennie “Lee” Pemberton
October 8, 1915 – December 4, 2014
Jennie “Lee” Pemberton, age 99, of Bear, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, December 4, 2014.
She was born in Delmar, DE on October 8, 1915 and was the daughter of the late Harry and Grace Fischer. Lee graduated from Wilmington High and later accepted a position as a salesperson for John Wanamaker’s. She was a seamstress and crafter, known for creating Raggedy Ann & Andy dolls.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Daniel L. Pemberton who died in 1976 and sisters Irene Phillips and Harriet Fischer. Lee is survived by her daughters, Sandy Godfrey (George) of Claymont and Debbie Jenson (Fred) of Bear and brother, Harry Fischer of Claymont. Also left to cherish her memory are her 5 granddaughters, Linda (Rom), Dawn, Donna, Dana (Frank), and Kelly (Scott) and her 9 great-grandchildren.
A special thank you to Cookie, Cynthia and Rolex for the loving care they provided.
A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon. Interment will be held privately in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Season’s Hospice, 220 Continental Dr., Newark, DE 19713 or to the Ronald McDonald House, 1901 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803.