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Marie E. Thompson  

Marie E. Thompson

April 21, 1960 – December 18, 2014

Marie E. Thompson, age 54, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014.

A native Delawarean, Marie was born in Wilmington on April 21, 1960 and was a daughter of the late Howard Thompson and Ellen Tobin Thompson. She was employed as a department manager for Wal-Mart for the past 19 years, working first at the Pennsville, NJ store and later at the company’s Elsmere location.

A 35 year member of the ladies auxiliary of the Minquadale Volunteer Fire Company, Marie gave of her time and talents by serving as a past and current financial secretary. Additionally, she was a longtime member of the Cornerstone Senior Center in Newark. Marie was an avid NASCAR and Dallas Cowboys fan and liked watching professional wrestling on television. She enjoyed listening to country music and was especially fond of Travis Tritt. Marie adored her family and loved spending time with her precious great niece and nephews. She will be remembered as a kind and compassionate person who always had a kind word for everyone she met and will be dearly missed by all.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Howard “Mickey” Thompson, Jr. and Robert “Bobby” Thompson, Sr. and by a sister, Jean Thompson. Marie is survived by her sister, Patricia “Pat” Thompson; sister-in-law, Cheryl Thompson; close cousin, Theresa McKee; nephews, Michael Thompson (Reagan), Robert “Joey” Thompson, Jr. (Kelly) and Brian Thompson, Sr. (Kim); great niece and great nephews, Karley, Mikey, Jr., Brian Jr., Caleb, Noah and Hunter; and a host of other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon, December 23, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Marie’s name may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 600 Reed Road, #104, Broomall, PA 19008 or to the Minquadale Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 647, Manor Branch, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  1. Jean and George Dunn, December 19, 2014

    You will be greatly missed dear friend. Love Ya.

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  2. Michael Thompson, December 19, 2014

    I am sad that I have to be written on this Aunt Marie I love you and it was one of the hardest things I had to do yesterday but I know you and know what you would’ve wanted so RIP and I love you

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  3. Tim frieze, December 19, 2014

    I knew Marie she was A good friend & A great person. She was a very kind woman. Who I was glad to have known & To call A Friend. RIP Marie U Will be Missed Dearly. ..

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  4. Ray & Jane Williams, December 20, 2014

    Marie we will miss you more then you will ever know. You were a tough and strong women who
    Lived by your beliefs and did it your way. You left us way too early. Dear Lord if we had only known this would have been the last Christmas Party that we would have been together but we didn’t know. You looked happy and now we know you really were not feeling well. I wish you a Merry Christmas in heaven with your Mom and Dad and brother and sister who you missed so much it will be just like it used to be. I love and miss you and will never forget you.

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  5. Travis and Sandi Moore , Cali & Kira, December 20, 2014

    Will love and miss you always, fond memories always. Love you.

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  6. JONATHAN HART, December 20, 2014

    To the Thompsons family sorry for your lost you guys are in my prayers she was a good friend to me and my family

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  7. Ruth Brainard, December 20, 2014

    Cheryl, and family. I wish I could be there. Please know how much my heart shares your pain. Marie was so special, I’m having a hard time with this. I can’t even amagine what your feelingl. Please be aware of my thoughts and prayers. Love Always
    Ruthie

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  8. Brian Thompson Sr, December 21, 2014

    Aunt Marie, not sure what to say. I’m still in shock. Can’t believe this has happened to you. You weren’t ready to leave us. I love you, and will miss you very much. The boys don’t understand what has happened. They know you’ll be here in spirit. I love you.

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  9. Cathy Coleman Gokhale, December 23, 2014

    Dear Pat, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. I want you to know you and your family are in my prayers. Huge hugs sent to you.
    God Bless
    Cathy Coleman

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  10. Lisa & Lee McDonough, December 23, 2014

    Cheryl, boys and all of Marie’s family,
    Words cannot describe the great sense of loss we are feeling at this time. We loved Marie. Everyone loved Marie. Not only was she a great friend with a warm smile-but she would be there for you no matter what. We have many fond memories of Marie- from gatherings at the firehouse and other parties at the trailer (watching wrestling pay per views). Know she loved all of you very much and no matter where she is today she will be that guardian angel watching over you. Our deepest sympathies.

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