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Marlene Ann Sund

November 4, 1937 – October 13, 2017

Marlene Ann Sund, age 79, of Hartly, DE, and formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017.

A native Delawarean, Marlene was born in Wilmington on November 4, 1937, and was the daughter of the late John Dietrick Morrow and Julia (Bartlett) Morrow. She was a talented homemaker, who devoted her life to caring for her loved ones.

A gifted painter, Marlene created countless beautiful pieces of art throughout the years. She adored shopping in her leisure time and was an avid flower gardener. Marlene was truly happiest in the company of her family and friends and will be dearly missed by all.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Warren Sund; cousin, John Berghorn; and her ever faithful canine companion and best buddy, Buffy. Marlene is survived by her cousins, Daniel Willey (Dawn), Judy Franklin, Eirline Berghorn, and Paul Berghorn (Deborah); and many other extended family members and friends.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Marlene’s caregiver, Matthew Embert, for the compassionate and loving support he provided.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Saturday morning, October 21, 2017, in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marlene’s memory may be made to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 455 Stanton-Christiana Rd., Newark, DE 19713.

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  1. Mike and Carla Tharp, October 16, 2017

    Aunt Marlene,

    Mike and I will always remember you through the beautiful paintings you created for our home. We are grateful for the times and memories we were able to spend with you. We enjoyed seeing your face light up when we would make you cookies and the kids would give you small gifts they picked out themselves. We will remember how you would sit at the table and we would pick at the turkey during holidays after dinner. My best memory is of you standing on your front step talking to Mike while he worked outside in your yard. You were making jokes and smiling and laughing. That is a moment I will never forget! You were so happy and your face glowed in the sunlight. Now you are with your loved ones and Buffy! Fly high angel! You will be missed but never forgotten! Until we meet again… love you always!

    Mike and Carla

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  2. Judy Franklin, October 16, 2017

    The last time we talked, after talking about our aging aliments,we talked about how wonderful Heaven would be . No more aching bodies and earthly problems. We talked about how we missed our moms and how great it would be to see them all again.Your dad and our Gramom. My brother and all of those that have gone on before us, in the Lord. So this is NOT a sad letter of goodbye but just a note to let you know that all of us are not far behind you and we will see you soon..Give them all a hug from me. Love and fond memories, Your cousin Judy.

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