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Kathleen M. Macey  

Kathleen M. Macey

April 24, 1957 – May 9, 2018

Kathleen M. Macey, age 61, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

Born in Wilmington, DE on April 24, 1957, she was the daughter of Eileen (Marino) Betty and the late William Thielemann. Kathleen dedicated her career as a pharmacy technician with the former Saveway Pharmacy in New Castle for 20 years.

Kathleen loved spending time with her grandchildren. Her hobbies included reading and crocheting. She enjoyed volunteering for the CYO wrestling program at St. Peter’s. Above all, she will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, mom mom and dear friend to many.

Kathleen is survived by her husband of more than 39 years, Michael S. Macey, Sr.; mother, Eileen Betty of Millsboro; children, Michael S. Macey, Jr. (Megan) of Newark and Sarah E. Smith (Dan) of Wilmington; brothers, Richard Thielemann of Millsboro and Michael Thielemann of Alaska; and grandchildren, Ella, Olivia and Michael III.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 4 pm on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North Dupont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 4 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kathleen’s name to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, DE Chapter, 30 S. 17th St #800, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

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  1. Debbie Rubelman, May 11, 2018

    I am so sorry for your loss. Kathy was a beautiful person. I’ve known her since 9th grade at William Penn. She got me my first job at Saveway Pharmacy. We’ve had so many great times through the years. I always admired her for her strength in dealing with her illness. She never gave into it. One Christmas she crocheted afghans for a group of us, even though she was probably not feeling good. I still have that afghan on my sofa, and it will always remind me of my friend Kathy and her great spirit. I will truly miss her and never forget her. RIP Kathy. You are not in any more pain.

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  2. Timothy Macey, May 11, 2018

    Kathy you will always have a special place in my heart you will be missed but thought about much RIP sweet angel

    Love Tim

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  3. Lynn Thompson Ashley, May 11, 2018

    So very sorry for your loss. Kathy and I reconnected through Facebook and we were an encouragement to each other because of the MS.May God grant you peace.

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  4. Beth DeLong, May 12, 2018

    I am so sorry for your loss, may God give you Comfort and Strength during this most difficult time.

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  5. Barbara Macey, May 12, 2018

    Sorry to hear about Kathy. The world has lost a very nice person. She will be missed by myself and many others. Take care.

    Love,
    Aunt Barbara

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  6. Jeff r gordon, May 12, 2018

    I am so sorry to hear of kathleens passing. Her beautifull face n smile immediately caught my attention in todays newsjournal..we attended st. Peters elem. School and i had a huge crush on her in 8th gr. She was a cheerleader for our football team and she made everyone proud of us even though we only won a couple of games.she talked her parents into letting me go to the beach with them to prepare their hotel in wildwood for summer..in early 2003 i ran into one of our classmates valerie(julius)n she told me of kathys medical issues n was saddened at the pain n challenges she had to adore..the world has lost a beautifull angel.prayers to all of her family n friends…and for sure..she is keeping watch over you with that incredible smile..

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  7. Tim St Clair, May 13, 2018

    My dear friend has left us. I’m so sad to see her go. I’m sad for Mike, Sarah and Michael and their families. They have lost a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. They have lost a great friend. I’m sad for all of Kath’s friends, they too have lost a wonderful friend. I am saddest for Kathy though as she did not have the opportunity to say goodbye to all the people who love her so very much because of all of her kind and generous heart and soul. We will miss you dearly Kathy. We will love you always. I am sad. ❤️❤️

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  8. Darryl Cox, May 14, 2018

    I’m sorry for your family’s loss Nick.
    My daughter may have MS, so I’ll probably be making a donation.
    Prayers for your family

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  9. Joanne murphy, May 15, 2018

    So very sorry to here of Kathys passing. She was always a very kind person. She will be very missed. Sending lots of love to the family

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  10. Joanne murphy, May 15, 2018

    The video was beautiful

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  11. THOMAS CAMPBELL, May 15, 2018

    Surely another angel in Heaven. Another flower picked by God to be on his table. So very sorry to hear of her passing. RIP.

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  12. Charlene Barry McCarthy, May 17, 2018

    I am so sorry for your loss. Words can’t express truly how deeply I feel her loss also. She was a remarkable friend. I’ve known her since I was 16, when she and I worked at SaveWay Pharmacy. Facebook brought us back together and we spent hours reminiscing when we met at Olive Garden a few months back, and were planning another one after I was finished with my recovery from an illness. Unfortunately, I had another episode, and was in the hospital when I heard of her passing. She was truly a remarkable, loving, and caring lady and proud to call her my friend as I know as her family your loss is great. There’s just no one else like her. I loved hearing about all of you, as if I knew you already. Please be conforted by her beautiful memories and warm loving smile. Til we see her again, remembering her Love.

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  13. Angela, May 20, 2018

    Please accept my most sincere condolences on your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you in this time of sadness. His word tells us that he comforts us in our trials. May your find comfort thru his word, in particular 2 Corinthians 1:3 & 4.

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  14. Joann (Gallagher) Temple, May 22, 2018

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I knew Kathy since elementary school (St. Peters). She was also a wonderful, sweet, and kind person. We reacquainted through Facebook. She was extremely encouraging and a wonderful friend. I know how much she loved her family, and she spoke a great deal about her amazing grandchildren.

    Wishing you comfort in the memories you have of times spend with Kathy.

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