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Jacquelyn Lee “Jackie” Goodwin

June 7, 1931 - September 25, 2021

Jacquelyn Lee “Jackie” Goodwin, age 90, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

Born in Grafton, WV, on June 7, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Pauline (Neason) Rogers. Jackie made her career as an administrative assistant for the University of Delaware.  She was working for the Development Office when she retired. When she wasn’t working or doting on her grandchildren, you could always find Jackie cooking or cheering on her Philadelphia sports teams.

She is survived by her children, Lisa Goodwin, Barbara Zickgraf (James), Kimberly Hamilton (Hank) and Rob Goodwin; and grandchildren, Russell Goodwin (Kate), Jamie Harris, Travis and Curtis Hamilton.  She was predeceased by her siblings, Mary Ann Lucas, Jeannine Criss, Raymond Rogers and Jeffrey Rogers. 

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. A second visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 11: 00 am on Friday, October 1, 2021, at the funeral home, where a funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jackie’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Aetna Hose Hook & Ladder, P.O. Box 148, Newark, DE 19715, or Blood Bank of Delmarva, PO Box 95000-7470, Philadelphia, PA 19195-7470.

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  • I was saddened this morning to read in the News-Journal of Jackie’s passing. We worked together in the Development Office at UD for many years. They were truly wonderful years, filled with fabulous memories. She made me a better staff member! My circumstances will not permit me to attend the visitation nor the funeral for which I am truly sorry as I would like to have expressed my sympathy in person to Rob. Do know that I hold you all in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, John Clayton.