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Marilyn A. Campbell  

Marilyn A. Campbell
“Molly”

January 4, 1948 – September 28, 2016

Marilyn A. Campbell, age 68, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

A native Delawarean, Marilyn was born in Wilmington on January 4, 1948, and was a daughter of the late Frank Callahan, Sr. and Alice (Barlow) Callahan. In addition to raising her family, she worked as a bus driver for the Colonial School District, retiring after many years of dedicated service.

Active in the volunteer fire community, Marilyn was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Holloway Terrace Fire Company. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Holloway Terrace and American Legion Post No. 28 in Millsboro. Marilyn was a member of both the Weston and New Castle Senior Centers, where she enjoyed playing bingo. In her leisure time, she adored spending time with her husband at their beach home in Milton, feeding her geese and boating. Marilyn was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be very dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Marilyn is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Benjamin Campbell, Sr.; son, Benjamin Campbell III of New Castle; daughter, Lisa Campbell Sligh (Ricky) of New Castle; grandchildren, Danielle, Benjamin IV, Coltin and Austin; and many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

A gathering for family and friends will be held from 3 pm until 4 pm on Saturday afternoon, October 22, 2016 at the Holloway Terrace Volunteer Fire Company, 700 West Avenue, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will follow at 4 pm. Interment will be held privately in Silverbrook Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marilyn’s memory may be made to the Holloway Terrace Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 684, Manor Branch, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  1. Scott Mcelduff, September 30, 2016

    U will be missed I’m glad I got to know u I can remember when we got back from Ricky’s bachelor party u asking us did we have a good time and made us go to sleep because we where so drunk I will miss u and rest in peace your our angle in heaven my sympathy Ricky Lisa and pop

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  2. Rae Mahoney Kidurkis, October 1, 2016

    She was one of a kind / how blessed are we to have known and loved her / prayers and thoughts to her family and friends …. RIP Molly …

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  3. Lynsey Callahan, October 1, 2016

    I will always remember your smile and warm personality. May you rest in peace.

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  4. Di and Dave Breakiron, October 2, 2016

    The world lost one of it’s biggest hearted woman, heaven gained an angel. She will be missed by all who knew her. Ben, Benny, and Lisa and the rest of the family, we are so sorry for your loss. We loved her very much. Di and Dave

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  5. Marilyn LeVan, October 2, 2016

    So sorry to hear of Marilyn’s passing. She was always a caring, friendly person. I met her some 43 years ago when our husbands worked and played baseball together. She always planned fun and games for all the kids at the company picnics. She was fun to be around, enjoyed living life to the fullest. She will be dearly missed by many. My prayers are with all .

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  6. Donald and Claudia Winward, October 2, 2016

    Dear Lisa,
    So sorry for the loss of your Mom. We will be praying for you and all of your family during this very difficult time. May God Bless you with the peace and comfort that only He can give.

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  7. Claire L Noble, October 2, 2016

    Words can not express my feelings..RIP Molly!

    Claire & family

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  8. Mickey, October 2, 2016

    Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Mickey

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  9. Rachel M Bush, October 10, 2016

    SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS I WAS ONE OF HER COWORKER’S WE BOTH RETIRED IN THE SAME YEAR FROM COLONIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT R I P MOLLY

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