Carol L. Gain

November 15, 1959 - April 7, 2021

Carol L. Gain, age 61, of Smyrna, DE, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

Born in Detroit, MI, on November 15, 1959, she was a daughter of the late Alger William and Janet Lucille (Brown) Simonds. Carol was a salesperson for Reeb Millwork in Barkley, MD. She was a social member of the Smyrna Clayton Moose Lodge. In her free time, Carol took pleasure in cooking and antiquing.

She is survived by her dear husband, Charles V. Gain; siblings, Margaret Helman, Ann Michaels, and Cindy Schneider; and nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held for family and friends from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Spicer Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Service and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carol’s memory to a charity of the donor’s choice.


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7 Condolences for Carol L. Gain

  • So sorry for the loss of Carol
    Uncle Earl

  • Your quiet strength and courage will be sorely missed. Love you

  • As a friend of the family, I only met Carol a few times but enough to know she was a lovely person with limitless courage and a wonderful sense of humor. She is a tremendous loss. Keeping you in my prayers.

  • I am very sorry for your loss Charlie.
    Carol loved you very much!

  • Carol was a very wonderful person. I will always remember the good times we got to spend with her & Charlie – holiday lunches, yard sales, barbecues, pool parties, and celebrations. A lot of people are going to miss her.

  • Beyond heartbroken over the loss of a close and dear friend. Carol was a beacon of hope and a true inspiration to all who met her. Grateful for the memories of holidays, happy hours and just because times spent together. Her smile and positive energy will be missed. We will remember and think of you always

  • Dear Charlie and family, We are so sad to read this morning of Carol’s passing in April. Both of you were good and kind neighbors and friends to us here in Middletown. We attended your wedding reception and watched the two of you grow to love each other more and more. We will always remember Carol’s smile, cheery disposition, her kindness, and her welcoming personality. She was creative and industrious, and we are sure she fought for life to the very end. We will be praying for you Charlie and all of Carol’s loved ones. May God bless and keep you. Kathy & Alvaro Rivera, Wellington Way.