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Sue Ann (Watts) Dooley

Born September 14, 1948

Sue Ann (Watts) Dooley, affectionately known by family and friends as Snookie, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014. She was 66 years old.

Born in Wilmington, Delaware on September 14, 1948, Sue was the daughter of the late Lynch S. Watts and Anna Bell Blackburn Watts. She made her career as a custodian with the Colonial School District and retired in 2007 after 33 years of dedicated service.

Sue was happiest in the company of her beloved family and friends, especially her grandchildren whom she adored spending time with. She greatly enjoyed making delicious meals for her loved ones. In her leisure time, Sue enjoyed visiting the casino with her sister-in-law, Lana. She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend to many.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 37 years, Marvin R. Dooley, Sr., and by many additional extended family members. Sue is survived by her children, Marvin R. Dooley, Jr. and wife, Barbara Ann of Newark, Raymond L. Dooley of New Castle and Malinda M. Dooley of New Castle; brother, Lee Watts and wife, Marie of New Castle; 5 grandchildren, Courtney, Nicholas, Timothy, Todd and Brandon Dooley; and her loving and devoted caregiver, Linda McAvaney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday morning, November 21, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.


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23 Condolences for Sue Ann (Watts) Dooley

  • missy and family, your mom was a wonderful person, now she’s with the angels…..RIP

  • My special friend Ms Dooles!! Forever in my heart and soul!! Prayers for all

  • A piece of my heart has been broken. I will miss you more than you know. Stay strong Jr, Ray & Missy. Love ya all, P

  • Prayers go out to you Missy and your Family for the loss of your Beautiful Mother. Heaven just recieved another Angel. She will keep you safe now under her wings until it is time for you to come home. Bless you in the daysto follow.

  • Sleep with the Angels Snook..

  • Sue will truly be missed. I will always remember Sue as a very hard working person when she worked for the Colonial School District, a loving parent and grandparent, and a good friend to many. She will be missed by all who came in touch with her.y thoughts go out to her extended family.

  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Dooley family for your loss. May you find peace knowing that she is in her Heavenly Father’s House and has found eternal peace. Keep her memories close to your heart forever.

    God be with each of you,

    Coach and Mrs. Hewes

  • Marvin, Ray and sorry to hear of your mother’s passing! Thinking of you all!

  • I am so sorry to hear about your loss Missy and Linda. Always treasure your fondest memories. I know she will be missed by many. I loved hearing your stories about your Mom.

  • All my love and prayers go out to Jr., Raymond and Missy. Aunt Snookie was very dear to my heart.


  • We cannot begin to imagine how hard this time is for all of you. We grieve with you for the loss of a mother and grandmother
    and a bright spirit who had so much to give the world. Our thoughts and hearts will continue to be with you in the weeks and months ahead.”

  • Marvin, Ray, and family my prayers go out to you in a trying time as this. May GOD continue to put his hands on you all.

  • Sue Dooley will always be in my heart. She not only was the Mom of my wonderful Dooley kids, but she took great care of me during my tenure at Gunning Bedford. Her passing is a huge loss to us all. Our love and deepest sympathies and prayers continue for the entire family.

  • Sue was a lovely woman, she will be dearly missed by so many. Rip sue! Ill always remember are talks and laughs at the school. My heart and prayers go out to her beloved ones!

  • Marvin and family you have our deepest condolences. You and your family are in our prayers..

    The Sudlers,
    David, Donna and Derrick

  • Rest in Peace Snookie, My condolences to the Family

  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I did not know your loved one personally, but I do know the pain of losing a loved one in death. It is my hope that you may find comfort from family and friends, and from “the God of all comfort” who can provide us with peace during such difficult times. – 2 Corinthians 1:3

  • Dear Missy & Linda:

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother and friend. My prayers and thoughts are with you both. I know everyone says it, but you now know she is in a better place where there is no pain or sickness, and she will forever look down upon you and watch over you. If you need anything please let us know….

    Donna & Tom Davis

  • This is a great loss to me too. Snookie was just 3 years old when I married her oldest brother, Lynch Jr. After her father died, Snookie stayed with me, playing with our children while her Mother worked. Even as a child she had a deep interest in people. Her caring came from deep in her heart. I know her family’s memories of her are as precious as mine.

  • Hugs & Kisses, Prayers & Wishes. Prayers are with the Watts/Dooley family. Growiing up w. Mommmie Eunice you sll treated me like family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. SHE WILL B AN ANGEL WATCHING OVER HER FAMILY IN HEAVEN JUST LIKE ON EARTH. GOD BLESS.

    Ruth Ann

  • We are very sorry for your loss. Me and my wife both worked with Sue. She was a fun and caring person. She will be missed. God bless you all.

  • I will see you tomorrow

  • My thoughts are with you and yours Marvin….