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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.

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19 Condolences for Golden “Goldie” Mahaley, Jr.

  • Love you dad

  • Rest in Peace Goldie, your in a much better place now, but you will be missed.

  • Rest In Peace Goldie…

  • Rest easy, Uncle. You will be missed.

  • Wanda and Peggy and family- we are very sorry for your loss. You will all be in our prayers. Nancy, marcus n Sam

  • I love you pop pop 😢🙏

  • Rest easy now Dad, love and miss you already 😢

  • Peggy! so sorry for your loss. wish I could be there for you. May God be with you and your family.

  • Rest in peace uncle Goldie!! I will cherish all my memories I have of you. Tell Sandy I said Hi and miss her. Much love ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • I’m very sorry for your loss. I knew Goldie from shooting pool. He was a wonderful man.

  • RIP Goldie. We already miss you as a neighbor.

  • You will be missed Goldie. Your unique character is what made you enjoyable to be around. Take a well-deserved rest, my friend.

  • Prayers and Condolences to the Mahaley family. So sorry for your loss.

  • Phyllis, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that youand your family our in my prayers.o

  • Going to miss shooting pool with Goldie that’s for sure.

  • Rest in peace Goldie, I’m going to miss seeing your smiling face and you cracking jokes. I love you

  • Phyllis and family:
    Sorry to hear your Dad’s passing. Prayers are with you and family: Take care of your Mom.

    Fran Lowman

  • Rest in peace to my great grandfather. I’ll miss all the times we wokeup at 4am, tip-toed around the house collecting our things for the drive out to maryland where we watched the sky catch on fire through sunrise. Those long days as we went crabbing or fishing are some of my favorite times with you. I miss you &
    I love you forever and always, poppop.

  • Rip i will never forget the time me n tasha went bike riding or we walked in the cold and came home with red chill bumps and us goin skating rest easy n keep ur eye over Tasha she luvs u so much