Marian F. “Lei” Denham

September 15, 1943 - December 6, 2018

Marian F. “Lei” Denham, age 75, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

Born in Honolulu, HI, she was a daughter of the late Angelo and Lei (O’Brien) Flocco. Marian worked as a legal secretary in the Newark and Wilmington area.

Marian was an avid gardener, cook and baker. She generously shared the abundance of her garden and kitchen with family and friends. Marian enjoyed spending time with her three grandsons who were the highlight ofher life. When she wasn’tcooking, Marian loved being outdoors tending to her flower and vegetable gardens. She loved shoppingand generously gifting to others, especially during the holidays. Marian’s smile and friendliness will be greatly missed by all.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, William L. Denham, Jr.; children, Dawn A. Denham and Dave A. Denham; sisters, Angela K. Kokol (Charlie), Frances L. Berkowitz (Ken) and Brenda P. Flocco; and three grandsons, Colby A. and Sawyer J. Denham and Trevor F. Ewell.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Marian’s memory to Compassionate Care Hospice, 248 E. Chestnut Hill Rd., Suite 4, Newark, DE 19713.


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8 Condolences for Marian F. “Lei” Denham

  • Dear Bill and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Marian was an awesome neighbor at JF. I think about our times as neighbors and sometimes miss the simplicity of life then. She will he greatly missed.

  • So very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all. ❤️

  • Marian, you were the nicest, friendliest neighbor “behind (Lei) the trees” we could ever hope to have. We will sorely miss seeing you working in the garden with Bill. Heavenly blessings to you, Bill, and your family.

  • So sorry to hear about your loss.i knew her as baby lei.i remember all the family gatherings and she always had a smile.she will be in my prayers.

  • It was a great pleasure to have Marian in our office for several years. She was a great secretary and always quite the lady. Best wishes to her extended family. Bet she was a fabulous grandmother.

  • Dear Bill so sorry, my prayers are with you. Love Nancy. I feel you pain.

  • Dear Bill, So sorry to hear of the passing of your wife. Every time I met her she was always so friendly. Thinking of you at the difficult time.

  • Bill, Kathy and I are so sorry for your loss of Marian…