Dorothy Frances "Dot" Megginson - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Dorothy Frances “Dot” Megginson

April 13, 1934 - September 9, 2017

Dorothy Frances Dot Megginson, age 83, of Clayton, DE, passed away peacefully in her home with her family by her side on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Born in Wilmington, DE on April 13, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Bush) Andrews. As a young girl, Mrs. Megginson worked in a gunpowder mill during WWII and later retired from the Delaware State Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Theodore K. Megginson, Sr.; sister, Mary Harter; and brothers, Bucky, Pauley, Edwin, Sr., and Charles, Jr.  Mrs. Megginson is survived by her son, Theodore K. Megginson, Jr.  (Sherry); daughters, Kathy A. Collins (Steve), Dorothy B. Rettinger (Rick), and Crystal L. Hamlett (Rob); siblings, Grace Graham, Annabelle Scites, and George Andrews; 9 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Megginson’s memory may be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.


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13 Condolences for Dorothy Frances “Dot” Megginson

  • I am so sorry to hear that Aunt Dot has joined many of our family members in heaven. She was such a sweet person & always happy to see us. My thoughts & prayers are with all of you. Cousin Judy

  • our hearts go out to you Dottie and family!! May she rest in peace and may God help you heal. We love you!

  • My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Mrs. Megginson was such a wonderful person. I remember how sweet she was to me. She always open her house and heart to all of us kids in Castle Hills. RIP Mrs. Megginson.

  • I’m so sorry to hear this! My condolence to the family! To Crystal I was your aunt Edie since you were born! I loved helping raise you like you were my own! May Dottie rest in peace! Love you all!

  • Our sincere condolences to you Teddy and your family. I remember your mother well and how much she loved her little dogs and you. May God grant you peace with time.

    Franny and Perry Mace

  • Sorry for your loss Ted our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you Ted, Cathy, Crystal & the rest of her family. I will cherish the many happy memories I have of your mom. Mom was one of a kind. May your memories bring you solace in the upcoming days during this difficult time. Love, Vicki

  • A wonderful lady, loved by All ,God has gained another Angel by his side, to watch over us all !

  • Our thoughts, and prayers are with the Megginson family.

  • Sorry to hear the loss of your Mom your Mom was a truly a great person she will be sadly missed by all !

  • My heart goes out to you and your family Teddy. Your mother was such a dear lady and I have many fond memories of her.
    Love you!

  • Teddy, my deepest sympathy to you and your sister’s.Your mother was a very kind and forgiving person.She always opened her doors and heart to whom ever needed it.I have many years of memories. Rest in peace.Mrs.Megginson

  • Teddy, my deepest sympathy to you and your sister’s..She always opened her doors and heart to whom ever needed it.I have many years of memories. Rest in peace.Mrs.Megginson