Tuan Duong - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Tuan Duong

January 29, 1949 - September 10, 2019

          Tuan Duong, age 70, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his loving family.

          Born in Thai Binh, Vietnam on January 29, 1949, he was a son of the late Nhung Trong Duong and Chinh Thi Luu.  Tuan worked as a material engineer for Boeing, retiring in 2011 after 13 dedicated years.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Phong D. Duong.  Tuan is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary Ann Cook; children, Daniel H. Duong (Heather), Anthony D. Duong (Karen), Richard V. Duong, Susan J. Sappington (Victor) and Kevin W. Duong; siblings, Loc D. Duong (Dung), Nga Duong (Phan), Hai D. Duong, Mai Trang Cao Thanh (Minh) and Mai Anh Nguyen (Thien); sister-in-law, Lan Phuong Nguyen and 6 grandchildren.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 pm until 4 pm on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 4 pm.  Interment will be held privately.


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  • For Mary and family, I was so shocked to learn of the deaths of your husband and father so close in time to each other. Although I did not know Tuan, I’ve understood that you and he have a loving family which should support you during this difficult time. Please accept my condolences.

  • Tuan was kind and gentle and generous right up to the end. My sister is lucky she had such a sweet husband.

  • Ich love you Tuan

  • rest in peace, my dear friend. (classmate CVA 1959-1966)

  • Thoughts and prayers to your family. You raised an amazing daughter, who loves you immensely.

  • Anh Tuan
    I am writing this note from our mission work and training in Vietnam. Sorry we will miss the chance to celebrate your live on Sep 14 but will be thinking of you dearly during this time. We thank you for partnering with us at the Church for The Needy and mission work in Vietnam. Your heart and love for the needy people whom you served both in US and in Vietnam is a great example for us all. May you enjoy being in Jesus’ loving arms and we will meet you there one day !
    With love from all of us

  • Sorry to hear that your dad passed

  • Rest in peace, my dear friend from High school, a devoted husband, responsible father, good engineer, and very good friend, we will miss you.

  • Dear Mary,

    I’m so sorry to hear of your losses. I’m glad you have the company of your family to surround you.

    Best wishes,

  • Dearest Mary and family,
    We are so saddened by your earthly loss of Tuan. We enjoyed knowing him so much during our Delaware days. He was a very kind and loving person. Our prayers go out to each of you during this difficult time and the days ahead. May you know God’s presence in your mourning and experience His great love for you in each day.
    With sorrow and love,
    James and Nancy Wong

  • Daddy, people have been so kind with their thoughts and messages. A lot of people have been sending food, and it’s making me so happy. It’s reminding me of what you said to Victor when he asked you if he could propose to me. You said, “Oh, Suzi. She real easy to take care of. Just feed her.”

    I love you, Dad.

  • Chúng con xin chia buồn cùng gia đình. Mong chú an nghỉ.

  • We love you anh Tuấn!
    You are not so far from us , you are always in our heart and in our memory

  • Rest in peace my friend (CVA 1959-1966)

  • For Mary and family,
    We celebrate the life of brother Tuan today. May he rest in God’s everlasting peace.
    We pray that God grant you the comfort and courage at this time.

  • Dear Mary, we are with you and your family members in our thoughts and prayers. May we rejoice in the Lord knowing that wonderful day when we will be holding hands with brother Tuan and dance with him in heaven.

  • Tuan was a kind, friendly man who I feel very blessed to have known. My heart goes out to my dear cousin Mary, all their children and their families, and to all of Tuan’s family. I wish I could pay my respects in person, but will be with you all in my heart. I loved Tuan and will always remember him with great respect and affection.

  • MaiChi va gia dinh xin chia buon voi chi Mary Cook and gia dinh.
    Cau chuc anh Tuan som len thien duong cuc lac
    MaiChi and Family are sorry to hear about the news.
    Mr Tuan has a good loving heart , always wants to help others.
    Rest in peace , Mr Tuan
    Mary and family ,
    Please accept my condolence

  • Rest In Peace !

  • Dear Tuan, as a neighbor I associated with you through your family and our profession. I’ll always remember the chats we had about our kids and their accomplishments, the joy you expressed in learning about my kids and our discussions about the corporate world you and I were victims of yet survived over the years. I am honoured to have known you. You will be missed Tuan.. R.I.P