Marlene P. Talmadge - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Marlene P. Talmadge

November 8, 1939 - February 10, 2020

          Marlene P. Talmadge, age 80, of Tucson, AZ, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020.

          Born in Newark, NJ on November 8, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Raphael Delaney and Cora (Peterson) Smith.  Marlene worked for the Belleville Board of Education as a bus driver for many years.

          In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Allan Talmadge; sister, Gail Delaney; and brother, Martin Delaney.  Marlene is survived by her children, Barry Delaney of Tucson, AZ, Todd Talmadge (Erin) of Newark, DE, Marlene T. Allen (James) of Aberdeen, NJ, Troy Talmadge (Claudia) of Tucson, AZ and Marquis Talmadge (Ivette) of Lyndhurst, NJ; brothers, Gilbert Delaney (Helen) of East Orange, NJ and Raphael Delaney (Elizabeth) of Red Bank, NJ; 15 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.

          All services will be held privately.


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23 Condolences for Marlene P. Talmadge

  • I luv and miss u mom..

  • Aunty you will be missed.

  • All my love.

  • Marlene, I will never forget you and all the love you showed me in my younger years. Rest in paradise. Love always & Forever. Michele

  • Sorry for your loss. My condolences to each and everyone. God Bless! 🙏🙏🙏

  • Rest peacefully Marlene you will always have a special place in my heart, thank you for showing me kindness and love.!

  • Dear Marlene, I have many fond memories of you and hanging out on your front porch until my father’s Cadillac would pull up, that meant it was time to go home.
    Rest In Knowing you are loved🙏

  • Wow , 56 Academy St. was like a second home, to me. My sincere Love and condolences to Barry, Todd , Marlene and Their Beautiful family. Peace and Love Bonnie 💜

  • Rest In Peace Mama T. You will he missed! Love and prayers to the fam.

  • So many great memories of your mom with my mom. Boy! Could her voice carry down the street! 🤗 Wish I could be there. Love you guys. ❤️❤️

  • Marlene you were one of the greats! Rest in eternal peace. You will be deeply missed. Say hi to my mom for me 😊

  • Wow can’t believe you are gone aunt Marlene .Can’t believe I won’t here your laugh or voice .Tell my mom I love her until I see you all again . Rih

  • you will be missed Marlene. You were a beautiful, wonderful woman & full of life & engergy. You & my grandmother always got along, your talks when you would pick me up to drive to School 3. Your with my grandma now under her wings <3

  • My Dear Friend,
    We go back a long way. I sure will miss hearing your voice and your laugh. Be secure in Jesus’s arms and rest your head softly on his chest. I love you always ❤️

  • You are at peace now. My condolences go out to your family. I have very fond memories of the times spent at Grandma Smith’s with my mom.


  • To the Talmadge Family, My sincerest condolences on the list of your wonderful mom. I met her during the time when Marquise and my son, Michael Spiga played Belleville football together. I’ll always remember her smile and kind heart. May she rest in God’s arms.

  • I am sorry to hear of your loss. She will truly be missed. Love and prayers to you all

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Sending our love and condolences to you and your family. I always enjoyed being around your Mom while watching our boys play basketball. Love, The Cain Family.

  • It was always a pleasure talking with you as you drove whatever team I coached to our competitions. You were not only respected by the coaches but by the students/athletes. May the Good Lord let you Rest In Peace.

  • Sincere condolences from all of us on your loss. I hope the memories of special moments will help fill the emptiness in your hearts.

  • Prayers of comfort and healing going up to the family. Marlene may you forever sleep in peace

  • Omg been trying to CL Marlene knew something was wrong Marie her neighbor at conifer pls cl me one of the children 9173599027 I’m so sad.