Golden “Goldie” Mahaley, Jr.
May 18, 1938 - August 18, 2019
Golden “Goldie” Mahaley, Jr., age 81, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019, peacefully in his sleep after a short battle with cancer.
Born in Mountain City, TN, on May 18, 1938, Goldie was a son of the late Golden and Dorothy Mahaley. Goldie retired in 2012 after working 40 years as a truck driver.
He was a devoted family man with a heart of gold who help raise 2 of his grandchildren and 2 of his great grandchildren. Goldie was an avid sportsman and enjoyed his retirement years working outdoors in his garden, boating and crabbing, going to auctions and shooting pool with his many friends. He was a member of the Tac Club in New Castle.
In addition to his parents, Goldie was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Hadry. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret “Peggy” Mahaley; daughter, Phyllis; son, Steven; 2 sisters, Lucille Woods and Wanda Buonamici; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Friday, August 23, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 2 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made Goldie’s memory to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.