Marianne F. (Baker) McGuirk - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Marianne F. (Baker) McGuirk

January 23, 1944 - July 5, 2016

Marianne F. (Baker) McGuirk, age 72, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.

Born in Wilmington, Delaware on January 23, 1944, Marianne was the daughter of the late Aubrey and Alice (Handlin) Baker. She was the office manager at Delaware Cycle Center and Colonial Honda for many happy years.

Marianne was well known for her quick wit and dry sense of humor. She was an avid reader and enjoyed shopping in her leisure time. A loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and dear friend to many, Marianne will be lovingly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, George P. McGuirk; brothers, Robert and Edward Baker; sister-in-law, Geraldine Baker; and brother-in-law, Dale Howell. Marianne is survived by her daughter, Lisa Amos (Terry) of Wilmington, DE; siblings, Arlene Maguire (George) of Bear, DE, John Baker of Wilmington, DE, Ellen Howell of Oxford, PA and Elizabeth Sarro (Michael) of Newark, DE; sister-in-law, Doris Baker of Wilmington, DE; godchildren, Michele Schwander (Chris) of Newark, DE and Tracy Tomczyk (Michael) of Wilmington, DE; partners in crime, Lorraine and Georgie Hickman of New Castle, DE; grandchildren, Chris and Joe Amos, both of Wilmington, DE; her beloved canine companion, Emily; and a host of nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 1 pm on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Services and interment will be held privately.

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


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