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Maryann Roop

June 4, 1938 - November 22, 2022

Maryann Roop, age 84, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on June 4, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Keller and Nora (O’Connell) McVey. Maryann made her career in the food service industry, most recently at Chase and Woolworths.

Maryann faithfully watched The Young and Restless for over 40 years. She enjoyed sewing, going to Bingo, and to Delaware Park with her friend Carol. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, Maryann was preceded in death by her siblings, Elizabeth Keller, and Daniel Keller. She is survived by her children, Virginia Thomas (Roy), Donald McIlvain (Claudette), Elizabeth Hurley (Scott), and Frederick “Billy” Roop (Jesse); grandchildren, Thomas, Shawn, Billy, Scott, Adam, Robert, Danny, Jaylyn, and, Seth; great-grandchildren, Damian, and Nathan; and lifelong friend, Carol Kehn.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 2 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Maryann’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or by clicking here.

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9 Condolences for Maryann Roop

  • So very sorry for your loss your family is in my prayers

  • My deepest condolences go out to you and your family. She is definitely in a better place. You’re definitely in my thoughts and prayers may she rest in peace

  • Very sorry for your loss

  • Never met a stronger person than Maryann. I’ve known her since I was a kid and she always lived life to its fullest and she’ll be missed but not forgotten! God bless her all her family 👪 🙏

  • R.I.P. Mrs’s Roop. I’m so glad I met you and our little chats about Brian & Sean Thoughts and prayers 🙏

  • Ginger, Donny, Billy & Beth;
    Sending prayers, LOVE & Strength during your time of grief. Heaven is REAL my friends, and GLORY was waiting for your mom. You were so BLESSED to have LOVED & been LOVED by such an awesome soul. May the LOVE of the Father abound you, and bring you peace with his presence and Wisdom that ETERNAL LIFE BEGINS!! God says: Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Praying you find PEACE in his promises of ETERNITY.

  • My deepest condolences go out to your family . Maryann was beautiful person . I thank God I meet her and got to spend so much time talking about our family’s. R.I.P my friend .

  • R.I.P. beautiful lady. I was so blessed to have met and got to have many discussions. Sending our condolences to your family.

  • I’m at a loss for words due too the huge loss of their mother , she was a loving woman who absolutely adored her children !!!!!! Sorry just is not enough, all my thoughts and prayers too you all ….. I love you