Goldye “Lee” (Brittingham) McDonley
Goldye “Lee” (Brittingham) McDonley, age 90, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2023.
Born in 1932, she was the daughter of late Clifton M. and Edna M. Brittingham of Pocomoke City, MD. Lee graduated with the class of 1949. She had lived in Newark, DE since 1963, and worked at DuPont Louviers Site for 20 years, retiring in 1992.
Lee, a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Newark, was involved in various activities at her church. After retiring, she was involved in bringing the gospel of Jesus Christ to the elderly in health care homes. She volunteered in activities with the elderly and had worked part-time for the Adult Day Center in Newark.
Lee was a member of a Christian clowning group, participating in clowning activities in churches, retirement, and nursing homes. After the group disbanded, she continued her solo clown ministry.
Lee is survived by a son, Patrick Alan McDonley (Hanna); five grandchildren; niece, Melinda Diggs, and her three children; niece, Alma J. Taylor; and other loved nieces, nephews, and great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a Calvary Baptist Church, 215 E. Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lee’s memory to Calvary Baptist Church at the address listed above.