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Dorothy J. “Dottie” Jordan

October 22, 1945 - November 30, 2021

Dorothy J. “Dottie” Jordan, age 76, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on October 22, 1945, she was a daughter of the late John Tingle and Alice (Farral) Waddell. Dottie worked as a medical secretary for Dr. Tom Scott and Dr. Ralph Burdick for 35 years, retiring in 2007. She was an active member of the Delaware City Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and faithfully attended New Castle United Methodist Church. In her spare time, Dottie enjoyed playing Bingo and spending time with her family, especially baking with her three granddaughters.

In addition to her parents, Dottie was preceded in death by her siblings, Linda Healy and Wayne Pennington. She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Robert D. Jordan; children, Michael Jordan (Cari) of Newark, Michelle Jordan of New Castle and Mark Jordan (Suzanne) of Newark; siblings, Butch Pennington (Sandy) of Newark, Joyce Stout (Bill) of Smyrna and Debbie May (James) of Pocono, PA; and granddaughters, Kelsey Jordan, Ava Jordan and Ella Jordan.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A second visitation will be held from 10:30 am until 11 am on Friday, December 10, 2021 at New Castle United Methodist Church, 510 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of vaccination status. Interment will be held privately in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dottie’s memory to New Castle United Methodist Church, at the address above, or to the Delaware City Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, 815 5th Street, P.O. Box 251, Delaware City, DE 19706.

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17 Condolences for Dorothy J. “Dottie” Jordan

  • Although I didn’t really know Dottie, when she came to Wilmington Manor Elementary School, she always had a smile and kind words. She helped the students with projects and loved being around the children in Michelle’s classroom. What a special person she was!

  • So many fond memories with Dottie while we were at New Castle UMC.

  • I knew Ms.Jordan for some years with Michelle as a colleague. She had a servants heart. She regularly volunteered at our school to help the students in her daughter Michelle’s room and she was an intergral part of the Ladies auxiliary helping others. She was a Godly caring person and will be sadly missed.

  • My sincere sympathies and prayers for the family.

  • One great friend to me and my family . She always made me feel like family and so does the rest of her family They are a wonderful family . She has always been there for me and was Loved by many . I am going to Greatly miss her . My love and prayers to the whole family . 🙏🙏🙏🙏❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Dottie was beautiful inside and out. She always had a smile and if I close my eyes and listen, I can hear her laugh. RIP until we meet again. 🙏🏻

  • Mark Suzanne and family. I am so very sorry for your loss!

  • So sorry for your loss..May God give you comfort and peace.

  • So sorry for family she a beautiful person and will be missed by all who knew her 🙏 ❤.

  • So sorry for your loss. Aunt Dot was such a nice lady. Your family are in our thoughts & prayers.

  • Dottie was a loving, big hearted, caring and an amazing person. She loved spending time with her family and helping in the classrooms at Wilmington Manor, she treated all the children like her own and they looked forward to seeing. She will be missed deeply.

  • Michelle, you and your family will continue to be in our prayers. Your mom touched so many lives throughout the years and will be missed dearly. My kids can still remember all of the precious memories shared with her, during her volunteering days in your Kindergarten classroom. Our family is very blessed to have known such a wonderful lady. Sending all our love.

  • May the Lord comfort and give you Michelle and your family the strength to go thru your loss! Love you!!

  • Beautiful tribute to your Mother. I didn’t know her but she sounds like a wonderful lady. You have a lot of special memories.
    We are so very sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻❤️

  • Your loving tribute perfectly illustrates the amazing life your mother and wife lived each day. She touched many people’s lives with her smile and kindness. She will be greatly missed but always remembered.

  • As I sit still 90 miles from burial services, I am in prayer for the family of my friend Dottie. I am thinking and praying for Peace as you all experience the final moments in celebration of her life with us. May you never, ever forget her love for you and especially the wonderful memories she is leaving in our thoughts. Bobby, Michael, Michelle, Mark and everyone in Dottie’s circle of LOVE, I will share your missing her life with us.

  • I remember Dottie’s dedication as she volunteered in many capacities. I especially enjoyed when she volunteered for her daughter, Michelle’s classroom. May Dottie’s memory be a blessing on the hearts of everyone who knew her.