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Maureen M. “Mo” Porter

September 21, 1948 - February 7, 2022

Maureen M. “Mo” Porter, age 73, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, February 7, 2022.

Born in Queens, NY on September 21, 1948, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Corry) Slevin. Mo made her career as a custodian for the Blood Bank of Delmarva. She was a member of Newark Chapter 705 Women of the Moose and enjoyed visits to the casino. Mo was an avid horseracing fan and you could always find her cheering on her favorite football team, the San Francisco 49ers.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert A. Porter; daughter, Yvonne Hartshorn; and sister, Victoria Rigor.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. A committal service will be held at 10 am on Friday, March 4, 2022, in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE 19701.

Any friends or family who are unable to attend the services for Mo may live stream the service by clicking here.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mo’s name to Mooseheart Child City & School, 155 S International Dr. Mooseheart, IL 60539.

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5 Condolences for Maureen M. “Mo” Porter

  • To a great friend, who is considered our family. Mo you were a one of a kind, a one in a million. Your infectious smile and laughter, gave us all joy in our lives. Will we forever love and miss you always. May you always R.I.P. Love, Dale, Vicki, and Amanda.

  • Bob, I am devastated about the lost of Mo, I truly enjoyed her company. My thoughts and prayers go out to u and your family!🙏🙏🙏

  • I will miss Mo and her giggly laugh. She always appeared to be a very upbeat person. I will miss her at the Moose.

  • With my sincere condolences and regrets. She will always have a place in my heart. Loved talking football and racing while doing her hair.

  • So sorry for the loss of Maureen she was always fun to be around. A very good person. We truly enjoyed her visits to Tenn. She is with her beloved mother now and the angles will enjoy her company. God be with her.