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Martha P. McAllister

November 29, 1946 - October 2, 2022

Martha P. McAllister, age 75, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022.

Born in Salisbury, MD, on November 29, 1946, and raised in Snow Hill, MD, she was the daughter of the late John and Edith (Chandler) Perdue, Sr. Martha was the autologous blood director for the Blood Bank of Delaware, retiring after 14 years of service.

Martha had a strong Christian faith, loved animals, made friends wherever she went, was a voracious reader, and will be remembered for her quick wit.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert C. McAllister. She is survived by her loving children, James R. McAllister (Alicia Daniels), Elizabeth M. McAllister, Sarah P. McAllister, and Margaret M. Baldwin (Paul C. Dean); brother, John Perdue, Jr. (Ginny); and grandchildren, Emily, Olivia, Holly, Elsie, Adelynn, and Copelynn.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 noon on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12 noon. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Martha’s memory to Faithful Friends Animal Society, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804 or by clicking here.

 

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  • Dear John,
    You may remember Martha and I were the best of friends while we were at Snow Hill High. We had many shenanigans together…many overnights. One of my most precious memories is that when we were preparing to move to Indiana Martha/your family gave me a wonderful cocker spaniel puppy, Gigi. What a surprise!
    I am so sorry for yours and the world’s loss of Martha. I always regretted not staying in touch with her.
    Sincerely,
    Sally Pattison-Cisna