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Kimberly S. (Marlin) McKenna

Born August 24, 1971

Kimberly S. (Marlin) McKenna, age 45, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Monday, August 14, 2017.

Kimberly was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 24, 1971. She excelled as a nail and body treatment technician for Studio One Eleven Salon and Spa in Wilmington and was well respected for her strong work ethic and hardworking demeanor. Prior to that, she was loved as a server at Deep Blue.

A self-proclaimed foodie, Kimberly appreciated a fine meal and a good cigar. She was a thrill seeker at heart and adored roller coasters. In her leisure time, Kimberly enjoyed vacationing, especially in the Caribbean Islands, was an avid bowler, the Eagle’s biggest fan, and loved watching horror movies. She held a special place in her heart for animals of all sorts. Generous, kind, and personable, Kimberly left an impression on everyone she met. She will be remembered for her sparkling personality and will be lovingly missed by her family and friends.

Kimberly is survived by her mother and father, Anna and Raymond Rodgers of Newark; sisters, Courtney Rodgers (Kyle Jorgensen) and Stephanie Kobialka (Ray); grandmother, Mary Honey Capobianchi; nephew, Adam Marlin; Dutch the Mean Ween Dachshund, her faithful canine companion; and David Marlin, Jr.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Friday, August 18, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, where a celebration of life will begin at 6:00 pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kimberly’s memory may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germany Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.

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15 Condolences for Kimberly S. (Marlin) McKenna

  • Courtney & Family:

    Wishing you my deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences. You have been in my constant thoughts this week. I was at a loss of words when I learned the news, but words seem trite in times of loss.

    I was told of Kim’s spirit and zest for life, and know that she was a great woman. I know how closely knit your family is and my heart is with you as you come together to begin to heal.

  • To the Family of Kimberly McKenna:
    I was saddened to read of the loss of your loved one.
    When we lose our loved one in death it is the most difficult
    time in our life. However, there is loving
    comfort in Psalms 55:22 “throw your burden on God
    and he will sustain you..” Yes, no matter what you are facing
    God is there to help you get through it. May you continue to
    have the love and support from family and friends. I sincerely
    hope that this Bible message brings you
    a measure of comfort during this difficult time.

  • Don’t know what to say my heart goes out Im her little mongo I love her smile she always bring me my Starbucks coffee she knows right taste and flavor I like rest in peace from your little mongo.you will not forgotten

  • Kimberly was a lighthearted caring, giving friend and inspirational co worker. Her love of people is what drove her spirit. She was effervescent, effortless ,and a glowing natural beauty. That joyfully filled the space she operated from. I will never forget her and will always adore her. She was Radiant. ♥️♥️♥️ My love and deepest sorrow to her family and others who will also deeply feel her loss. Respectfully Pauline

  • may is rest in peace in the areas of God!!!!!

  • May She fine peace in the arms of God!!!

  • Dearest Ginny and the family of Kimberly McKenna…

    I am so incredibly saddened to hear of Kim’s passing and the loss for her family.
    I am travelling tbis week and sadly I am unable to attend her memorial.
    Please know my thoughts, prayers and sympathy are with you Ginny and her family.
    Love,
    Trevor

  • I am very sorry to read of the untimely passing of your daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Losing a loved one is never easy. James 4:8 invites you to “Draw close to God and he will draw close to you.” I sincerely invite you to do so now and in the difficult days ahead. Once more I am sorry for your loss.

  • I was so shocked to learn of Kim’s passing. I work in the building were Kim works and we had many many conversations, especially about the “love of her life”, Dutch. Just know that my heart goes out to all in her family and also to little Dutch. She will be missed.

  • My condolences to Kim’s family and loved ones. I was very sad to hear of Kim’s passing. I had the pleasure of working with Kim at Verizon. She definitely was a sweet spunky girl. Me and some of the other Verizon co workers were just speaking of Kim . She definitely will not be forgotten.!! Rest easy

  • Court and Family:

    I am so truly sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies and thoughts are with you during this incredibly difficult time. I pray for your peace and comfort and I hope that you feel surrounded by love. I have remembered your beautiful angel and her love for animals with a donation to Faithful Friends.

    Love,
    Kate

  • My condolences to Kimberly’s family and loved ones. I had the pleasure of knowing Kim through Verizon. She definitely was a sweet and spunky girl. We lost contact with each other through the years, but she was thought of and came up in conversation with other Verizon co workers. We also had the pleasure of hanging with Kimmy outside of work. Our little Kimmy will be missed. Rest in peace.

  • So sorry to hear of such a tragic loss. So saddened by the news and hope everyone can get through such a difficult time. She was so fun, with a great personality and a great smile. I will miss her!

    Steve

  • So saddened by the loss of a beautiful soul! I haven’t known Kim that long but she was always outgoing and friendly. I will miss her laugh and her fun personality. May she Rest In Peace.

  • To the Rodgers family:
    I’m sorry for your loss. May the love of family, friends and strangers provide you with endurance and God’s promise of resurrection give you hope and strength. (John 5:28,29)