Sue Ann (Watts) Dooley
September 14, 1948 – November 14, 2014
Sue Ann (Watts) Dooley, affectionately known by family and friends as “Snookie,” of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014. She was 66 years old.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware on September 14, 1948, Sue was the daughter of the late Lynch S. Watts and Anna Bell Blackburn Watts. She made her career as a custodian with the Colonial School District and retired in 2007 after 33 years of dedicated service.
Sue was happiest in the company of her beloved family and friends, especially her grandchildren whom she adored spending time with. She greatly enjoyed making delicious meals for her loved ones. In her leisure time, Sue enjoyed visiting the casino with her sister-in-law, Lana. She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend to many.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 37 years, Marvin R. Dooley, Sr., and by many additional extended family members. Sue is survived by her children, Marvin R. Dooley, Jr. and wife, Barbara Ann of Newark, Raymond L. Dooley of New Castle and Malinda M. Dooley of New Castle; brother, Lee Watts and wife, Marie of New Castle; 5 grandchildren, Courtney, Nicholas, Timothy, Todd and Brandon Dooley; and her loving and devoted caregiver, Linda McAvaney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday morning, November 21, 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 9:30 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.