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Linda J. Stubbs  

Linda J. Stubbs

August 25, 1940 – June 8, 2017

Linda J. Stubbs, age 76, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

A native Delawarean, Linda was born in Wilmington on August 25, 1940, and was the daughter of the late Woodall and Jane (Megginson) Sheats. She was a member of the William Penn H.S. graduating class of 1958. Linda made her career as a bookkeeper with the former Brosius-Eliason Co. for 35 years. She then accepted a position as a clerk with the Municipal Services Commission in New Castle, where she worked for 10 years before retiring.

Linda was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in New Castle. She was an honorary member of the Good Will Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. In her younger years, Linda enjoyed dancing with her family and friends. She was an avid reader and adored animals, especially her faithful feline companion, Smoky. Above all else, Linda was a loving and devoted mother, sister, and friend who will be very dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra L. Stubbs. Linda is survived by her daughter, Mary Jane Stubbs of New Castle; siblings, Woody Sheats (Dorothy), Pat Pickhaver, and Sandy Young (Dan), all of New Castle; and longtime friend, Gina Olliver (Mike), of New Castle.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11:00 am on Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Glebe Cemetery, New Castle.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Linda’s memory may be made to the Good Will Fire Company – Station 18, 401 South St., New Castle, DE 19720.

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  1. Deb and Elizabeth (Sheats) Drayton, June 10, 2017

    Maryjane,
    We will always remember your Mother’s Love and thoughtfulness. When Elizabeth was just a little girl with chickenpox over the Holidays I remember the 3 of you bringing her the large rag doll to make her smile. She could hardly pick it up. Your Mother always remembered my love of the peanut butter fudge. She is now with the angels who love her too. Deb

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    • Mary Jane, June 13, 2017

      Thank You Deb, I remember that rag doll well. Mom always wanted to take Elizabeth a doll when we would be seeing her.

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  2. Joe Mullen, June 11, 2017

    My prayers are with you at this time of your loss. I know you and all your friends have many memories of the good times we were together with both of you.

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    • Mary Jane, June 13, 2017

      Thank You Joe. You were always one of her favorites at the Fire House. She would always say you and Kumi were the nicest people. She may not have known what Kumi was saying but she enjoyed her.

      Reply
  3. Paul Bendler, June 11, 2017

    Maryjane,

    I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing.
    She will be missed by many

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  4. Shiela, June 12, 2017

    I’m sorry to hear about your loss and pain and wanted to share the Bible’s hope of a resurrection at John 5:28,29 at a time when there is no more sickness pain or death anymore right here on earth according to Revelation 21:3,4.Please read these scriptures and may the god of comfort give you comfort in this time of bereavement.

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  5. Susan Marinelli, June 12, 2017

    Mary Jane, I am so sorry, particularly for you, but for your family as well. She was a great lady, and will be missed much.

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    • Mary Jane, June 13, 2017

      Thank You Susan

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