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Page F. Muirhead  

Page F. Muirhead

January 25, 1932-April 27, 2016

Page F. Muirhead, age 84, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, surrounded by her family.

Born in Easton, Maryland on January 25, 1932, Page was a daughter of the late J. Orville and Mildred (Frampton) Findlay.

Page graduated from Easton High School and the former Western Maryland College, now known as McDaniel College. She was a home economics teacher at Wicomico High School and then began working at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where she met her husband, the late David Muirhead. Page dedicated the remaining years of her career as the Food Service Director for the Emily P. Bissell Hospital in Wilmington, DE, where she retired in 1996. She was a dedicated member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in New Castle, DE. Page was an avid Phillies fan and looked forward to cheering the team on each season. She had a positive outlook on life and was always concerned about the needs of others over her own. Page was a beloved mother and grandmother who will always be remembered for her gentle spirit and brave heart.

In addition to her parents and beloved husband, Page was preceded in death by her sisters, Aileen Moore and Shirley McKnett.

She is survived by her children, Diana Muirhead, Glenn Muirhead (Karen), and Shirl Ramos (Pete); 2 grandchildren, Mark and Christina Ramos; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation will be held from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Interment will be held in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE, 19701.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Asbury United Methodist Church, 300 E Basin Rd., New Castle, DE 19720 or Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ochletree Lane, Wilmington, DE, 19808.

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  1. kelsey lee, April 29, 2016

    To the family of Page F. Muirhead,
    I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18) With sympathy,

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  2. Cue, April 30, 2016

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May you all continue to receive comfort from God during this tough time (2 Corinthians1:3-4).

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  3. Canell, April 30, 2016

    I give my sympathy to the family. I know the pain of losing a loved one is hard to cope with. May you all continue to receive comfort from God during this time (Acts 24:15).

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  4. John & Angie Moore, May 2, 2016

    Diana, Glenn, and Shirl,

    Angie & I were saddened to hear that Page’s fight was over. Our heartfelt condolences go to out to you and your families. Page was such a comfort to us when our mother passed away and when we saw her it was reassuring that there were little things that linked the three sisters together. Please know that she is now at peace in the hands of God. And all of you will cherish the memories of your mother as you think of her spirit, her endurance, and her grace. Her love and guidance for each of you will show you the way forward.

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  5. Kathy, May 2, 2016

    Diana, Glenn and Shirl,

    So sorry to hear about your mom. I remember her from when we all used to live on Bassett Avenue. How quickly it all goes by… Very sorry for your loss; she sounded like a wonderful mom & grandmom.

    -Kathy at 205 Bassett

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