Geraldine Eleanor “Ellie” Ramsdell - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Geraldine Eleanor “Ellie” Ramsdell

December 29, 1923 - July 6, 2023

Geraldine Eleanor “Ellie” Ramsdell, age 99, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2023.

Born in Brockton, MA on December 29, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Hazel (Dunton) Raynard. Ellie graduated in 1942 from Brockton High School. She was a clerk at A&P and a bus aide for Christina School District.

In addition to her parents, Ellie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Clifford Ramsdell; sisters, Jean Doherty and Dorothy Mansbach; and brothers, Ralph, Robert, and Warren Raynard. She is survived by her children, Sharon Stevenson, Kathy Simione, Clifford Ramsdell, and James Ramsdell; favorite daughter-in-law, Melinda Ramsdell; grandchildren, David, Steven, Heather, James, and Kevin; great-grandchildren, Joseph, Ciana, Abigail, Benjamin, Leo, and Ruby; and brother, Roy Raynard.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, July 17, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

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

For those wishing to attend virtually, a livestream link is available by clicking here.


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19 Condolences for Geraldine Eleanor “Ellie” Ramsdell

  • So sorry for your family’s loss. I remember Auntie coming up to Grammy’s with the kids and then coming up to see Jean. I have always wondered where everyone was. I am so happy Kathy found me on FB and has kept me up to date. I only wish I had searched years ago for everyone. My hear goes out to all of you, she was a beautiful women.
    Cousin Terri Raynard

  • My deepest sympathy,Kathy, Steve and David. I was blessed and honored to have met her

  • I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing!
    You were so blessed to have her with you so long. Peace to the family at this difficult time.

  • God Bless “Ms. Ellie”….she lived a long life surrounded by her loving family. My thoughts & prayers go out to the family at this sad time. Let the many loving memories bring you all peace & comfort.

  • So sorry for your loss Cliff, Melinda and Heather. You and your family are in our prayers.

  • I am so sorry to hear of Ellie’s passing. She lived such a long beautiful life.

  • So very sorry about your loss I was sure she was gonna out live all of us

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. I was hoping she made it to 100 that would of been amazing. You have been blessed to have her for so long. We send out thoughts and prayers to the whole family. Great people

  • May the choir of Angels come to greet Ellie as she enters into Paradise.
    Your Mother was a wonderful person, happy, kind & thoughtful. As a teenager meeting your parents, I enjoyed hearing them speak with their MA accents. Later in my life, talking with Mrs Ramsdell at the A & P Store.
    Ellie’s memories will live on as you discuss your family gatherings.
    God Bless your family for the loving care you have given your Mother through her lifetime.

  • Sharon and family ,
    Very sorry to hear of mom’s passing. What a blessing to have lived such a very long life. Many prayers to you and yours .

  • We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. She may have left your lives but she will never leave your hearts

  • Sharon, Kathy, Cliff and Jim so sorry about the loss of Ma. She will be missed by all and forgotten by none who knew her. She was a very special lady. I am very sorry I can not attend the services for her because my health will not allow me to be there. Again I am sorry.💐

  • Love you Jim and the family family is important your mom seemed like a doll till the end 99 is a good long life but never long enough my love is with you and u know it

  • I tried to send flowers but they said it was too late I’m here for you . May your momma rest with the angels her soul be in bliss in heaven

  • A fine woman ,many will miss her ,serge

  • Just want once say how sorry I am for your loss n the band members Eddie Sam Aubrey Bill Fred n the rock world send condolences n would be there if possible your mother was a hero to us all

  • My prayers go out to the family. While I met Ms. Ellie once, I have known her daughter for many years and have heard many stories of Ms. Ellie and her beautiful soul. May she rest in peace.

  • Very sorry and saddened to hear of Ellie’s passing. Although I hadn’t seen her in many years, I’ll always have the fondest memories of Aunt Ellie during family gatherings. She was a class act and always brightened up a room. My sincerest condolences to to the family.

  • Sharon, to you and your family, Elaine and I express our deepest condolences for the passing of your mother. May your memories of love and caring of your mother comfort you all in the coming days