Marvin E. Moos - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Marvin E. Moos

August 30, 1930 - July 11, 2020

Marvin E. Moos, 89, of Newark, DE, passed away July 11, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. 

He was born August 30, 1930 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to Louis C. and Mae (Smith) Moos. Marvin was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and spent his entire career working in the computer programming field, retiring from Montgomery Ward Credit Corp. in 1990. He was a Eucharist Minister at St. John’s/Holy Angels Catholic Church, where he had been a member since 1966. Marvin and his wife Peggy were residents of Newark, DE since 1967. He was a long-time member of the Delaware Saengerbund, Music for Life through Wilmington Piano, the YMCA, and the Newark Senior Center. Marvin was an accomplished pianist and organist, and loved playing for his family. He had a life-long passion for reading, especially science fiction. Marvin also enjoyed travelling, photography, and his beloved pet dogs. He was generous to a fault and donated to many organizations.

Marvin will be dearly missed by his wife of 62 years, Peggy; son, Marvin C. Moos and daughter-in-law Janet of Houston, TX; daughters, Anne-Marie Barron of Cypress, TX, and Margaret-Anne Moos of Frederick, MD; four grandsons, Matthew J. Moos, Joseph and Jarred Barron, and Brad Novotny, all of the Houston area; and many close friends.

A public visitation for family and friends will be held 5 pm until 7 pm on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE 19711. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am the following morning, Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711.  Face masks will be required for all in attendance at the visitation and service. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to The Delaware SPCA, 455 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713,


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  • Aunt Peggy, Marvie and all,
    I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderfully kind man. You are in my prayers and am lighting a candle at St Anne’s for him and all of you.

  • Condolences for your loss. Mr Moos was one of my favorite people from PNC and Super Fresh. He always had a smile that helped you though a tough day. Missed him when the store closed. I feel very blessed to have known him. keeping you all in my prayers. Karen Torrance

  • So sad to say a final goodbye to someone who would light up my day in a second no matter how many days, months, and years passed between meetings. God bless you ! Thank you for being you.


  • Peggy and family,

    We are saddened to hear the news of Marvin, and our hearts go out to you. May you sense the Lord’s grace and peace during this time, and be comforted by special memories shared.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. our prayers are with you and your family.

  • To Peggy and Family. I was so sorry to hear of your husband and father’s passing. You children may not remember me but I met your Mother back in 1960 when my husband was transferred from Louisville to Wilmington. We both started work at DuPont on the same day, became fast friends, and have remained so ever since. Your Dad was in college. Marvie was just a baby. Your Dad was a good man and I know you all will miss him so very much. I am so very sorry. You will be in my prayers as you go through this difficult time.

  • It is with great sadness that my shopping buddy is gone. We spent a lot of time together shopping at Acme. Mr. Moos will be missed.