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Anna C. McDonald

April 23, 1935 - August 10, 2020

Anna C. McDonald, age 85, of Wilmington, DE, and formerly of Alameda, CA, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020.

Born in Providence, RI on April 23, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (Sheridan) McCluskey. Anna worked as a Budget Officer for the federal government, retiring in 1992 after 30 years of service. A friend to the community, she volunteered for Meals on Wheels and was an avid blood bank donor for the Blood Bank of Delaware. Anna was a member of Our Lady of Fatima.

In addition to her parents, Anna was preceded in death by her siblings, John McCluskey, Jack McCluskey, Mary Blanco and Rose Quinn. She is survived by her children, Jo Ann Hogg (Johnny) of Lexington Park, MD and Monica Zupito of Smyrna, DE; grandchildren, Terrance McDonald, Kyle Mueller (Erin), Aaron Mueller (Megan), Chelsea Franceschini and John Zupito (Kelsey); and 6 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 1 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anna’s memory to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713.


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7 Condolences for Anna C. McDonald

  • Live you Aunt Nancy, may you Rest In Peace

  • JoAnn and Monica,
    I am sorry for your loss. We love you and are thinking of you. When I think of your mom, all I can do is smile. She was hilarious and sassy…and so much more. You two were the joy of her life.
    Love to you, Marianne and Rolando

  • I was sorry to read about your GG’s passing. I know she will be deeply missed by her beloved family. I pray God will bring you comfort.

  • My prayers are with all the family Anna was a great person . I was very happy to have met her every sat.at OLF at 5:00 clock Maas.
    Also going out for dinner after mass enjoying some great times and much laughter. She is now at Peace with the Lord.

  • Our deepest sympathies. I remember aunt Nancy as such a strong, and independent person. She had such wit and humor. You and the family are in our thoughts.

    Kelly Tyrrell and Patrick McCluskey

  • So Sorry for the loss of Anna. She was a great friend, and we all loved her at Kohls.
    My Prayers, Love, and Hugs for all of you. She was a Treasure.

    Cheri Bouldin

  • My sincere condolences to you, and Anna’s Family. A smart, sassy Lady, whom I will miss. Go with God, Anna, Nancy, Vera! My Prayers, and Love to you all.