Madeline Elizabeth (Baker) Simpson
March 28, 1932 - January 27, 2017
Madeline Elizabeth (Baker) Simpson, age 84, of Milford, DE, formerly of Bear, DE, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Milford Center.
Born in Wilmington, DE on March 28, 1932, she was the daughter of the late John and Alberta (Webb) Baker. Prior to moving to the Milford Center, Madeline resided at the Heritage at Milford.
Madeline was a loving wife, mother, sister, and aunt and a very devoted grandmother and great grandmother. She loved raising her family and was very supportive of her husband in his ministry. Madeline was very active in the choir at Kirkwood United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, Reverend Robert E. Simpson, Sr. Madeline is survived by her sons, Robert E. Simpson, Jr. (Sandra) of Milford, DE, with whom she resided for a few years, and Marshall Simpson (Rachel); daughters, Faith Davis (Glenn) and Gail Agreen (Mike); brother, Ralph Baker (Carol), all of New Castle County; 4 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday evening, January 31, 2017 and again from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday morning, February 1, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE where a funeral service will held at 11 am. Entombment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
The Simpson family would like to offer a special thanks to the staff at the Heritage at Milford, Milford Center, and Delaware Hospice for their exceptional care and attention given to their mother.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or to Delaware Hospice in Kent County, 911 S. DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901.