Mary A. Glackin Brown - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Mary A. Glackin Brown

May 11, 1935 - November 29, 2023

Mary A. Glackin Brown, age 88, of Bear, DE, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.

Born in Cincinnati, OH, on May 11, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Clifford J. and Lena (Schmuelling) Rineair. Mary worked as a box fabricator at Crowell Corp. in Newport, DE, for 12 years until her retirement.

In her spare time, she enjoyed putting together jigsaw puzzles, solving word searches, and taking care of her plants. Mary was a member of the American Legion Stahl Post #30.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her first husband, Everett H. Glackin; second husband, William H. Brown; and siblings, Rita Penley, Theresa Norris, Helen Scheidt, Regina “Betty” Rineair, Clifford Rineair, Larry Rineair, Edward Rineair, Norbert Rineair, and Frankie Rineair. She is survived by her children, Steven Glackin (Michelle), Brenda Witt (Eric), and Sharon Temple; companion, George Eaton; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10:30 am on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A committal service will follow at 11:30 am in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s memory to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 or online by clicking here.


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7 Condolences for Mary A. Glackin Brown

  • Sending hugs and love to you and your family. Brenda, your mom was a bright and beautiful light in this world and will be greatly missed

  • My heart is with you! A mothers love is hard to loose.

  • Sending all of you hugs and prayers during this difficult time. I will miss you Mary. Rest easy for you are now at peace.

  • I had the pleasure of taking care of Miss Mary as her caregiver, it was only for a short time, Mary was a great client she was pleasant, funny, and vey talkative. She was the kind of client that every caregiver would love to have. Mary welcomed me into her home and made me feel like I was visiting a friend and not going to work. I looked forward to seeing her every day and she made it hard to leave when my day was finished. I wish I had more time with her and she will surely be missed. Love You Mary and I’m sure we’ll meet again.

  • Brenda I know all too well how hard it is to lose a mother or any parent for that matter. Remember all the good times. They last forever. Love. Carl and. Susan

  • Hi Brenda,
    I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Praying for you & your family. May the Lord give you all Comfort & Peace in The precious Name of Jesus 🙏✝️💕

  • Thinking of you Bren and sending love. It is very hard to lose your mom. Just remember all of the good memories of the time you spent with her and the funny things she would say.