Dennis E. Marshallsea

Born September 20, 1926

Dennis E. Marshallsea, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

Born in Bristol, England on September 20, 1926, Mr. Marshallsea was a son of the late William E. Marshallsea and Eva Hicks Marshallsea. He bravely served with HMS during WWII and in 1955 moved with his family to the United States. A painter by trade, Mr. Marshallsea was employed with Local Union #100, retiring in 1992 after many years of dedicated service.

An avid golfer, he enjoyed hitting the links whenever he could. He loved spending time outdoors, especially in his garden. Mr. Marshallsea relished traveling to England to visit family and friends. Above all else, he was a devoted husband, father, brother and grandfather who adored spending time with his beloved family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin brother, David, sister, Mary Brand and 19 half siblings. He is survived by his wife, Beryl Templar Marshallsea; daughter, Denise E. Marshallsea of Newark; son, James M. Marshallsea (Jacquelyn) of Newark; sister, Eva Tebbit of Devon, England; grandsons, James M. Marshallsea, Jr. and Derek E. Marshallsea; step granddaughter, Shannon E. Bennett; and step great granddaughter, Elise Bennett.

A memorial service will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday evening, September 3, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. Interment will be held privately.


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  • Beryl and family, Please accept our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry we can’t make it to the service. Take care.

  • I have known Dennis for many years. He was a very hard worker and I enjoyed working with him. I very much enjoyed his brittish humor. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. I considered him a very good friend and will miss him. With great sympathy, Thomas Toppin

  • Dear friends,
    Praying God’s peace be with you as you mourn the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. Dennis was a great friend to our family, especially to my dad. I hold fond memories of our times together growing up. I remember him as a man of great joy and laughter. I hope you are able to remember those times as well.
    With love and sympathy,
    MaryBeth and Chris Huey

  • We are so sad to hear that Dennis has passed,Mark”s mom from Delaware called to tell us.We have a lot of great memories of him especially at my Mom and Dad’s Xmas Parties-he loved to have a good time!We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time,may you find solitude in knowing he is in a better place and we are blessed with the many memories he has left us with!

    With Sincere Sympathy,

    Cindy & Mark Woodring

  • Thank you for your thoughts and prayers in our difficult time, please keep in touch. Regards Beryl & family

  • Thank you for being a good friend of Den’s and your thoughts and prayers. Regards Beryl ,Jim & Denise

  • Thank you for your kind words , you are in our thoughts .I keep in touch with your mom & I hope you do well. Best Wishes, Beryl, Denise & Jim.oxoxoxo

  • Thank you for your thoughts and memories of Dennis , The grand kids Jimmy & Derek picked out pictures to be on the posters at the viewing and one had Brent between Dennis and Jim down on the bar at your moms house , it was nice hearing from you and hope the best to you and your family. Regards Beryl , Jim & Denise