Valerie A. “Val” Baaden - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Valerie A. “Val” Baaden

April 11, 1976 - October 19, 2022

Valerie A. “Val” Baaden, age 46, of Christiana, DE, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE on April 11, 1976, she was a daughter of William L. Moneta, Sr. and Carol (Bock) Mickewich, of Hendersonville, NC. Val worked in quality control at Lockheed Martin Co.

Passionate about music, Val enjoyed singing and often attended karaoke. She also attended the gym and loved going to classes like Zumba and body combat. Val loved the outdoors and nature, visiting the beach and collecting sand castles. In her spare time, she liked to work with her hands and create beautiful crafts, especially jewelry. Val filled her home with beautiful plants, including a lush garden with a ton of vegetables. Most of all, she cherished time spent with her family and beloved pets.

In addition to her parents, Val is survived by her daughters, Ashleigh M. Baaden, Tina E. Baaden, and Helena G. Baaden, all of Bear; siblings, Billy Moneta of Hockessin and Reneé Moneta of Cape Coral, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

All services will be held privately.


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31 Condolences for Valerie A. “Val” Baaden

  • I’m so so sorry for your loss. My heart is with your family.

  • Love prayers and hugs to you all.

  • She was a wonderful young woman. And I loved her dearly. We spent alot of time together, before I moved to Fla. You will be greatly missed, my darling, ( TWIDDLE BUG) RIP, love you Aunt Lynnie.

  • My love and prayers go with you, the family, on behalf of the loss of Valerie. From the time she was a little girl, she could be found at my home when her mom was looking for her. Kids were free to roam the neighborhood safely then. She became like another daughter within my family. She was loved and cared for and loved our dog “Hot Dog”, a dachshund. Our memories will sustain us during our grief and after also.

  • I miss you every day.. Rest Easy (Momma) Val – Lily

  • So sorry for your loss. Prayers to everyone.

  • Val was such a fun and outgoing person. We called each other “Boo” she was a sweet friend and I will always remember her laugh. She loved to sing and just talk.
    Praying for her daughters who she talked about all the time.
    God bless Val and her family.

  • So sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you today. May peace be with you.

  • I am so so sorry for your loss Val was a great person, she worked with me at Engineered Arresting Systems and bowled with us.

  • While I only worked with Val for a brief time at Lockheed in Baltimore, she was a joy to be around and a knowledgeable, always helpful coworker. She spoke with great love for her daughters; many prayers for the family and may God hold you all especially close during this time.

  • Val – always had a smile and was a very kind women. We worked together at ESCO and she bowled with us even after leaving the company. I pray for the girls; such a devastaing loss. May God continue to watch over the family.

  • I’m so very sorry for your loss and the pain that you’re feeling. I am keeping you all in prayer and sending you lots of love and warmth.

  • I worked with Val at Qfix and it was the funniest time I ever had at a job. I will miss her dearly. So sorry for your loss.

  • Our hearts 💕 are broken for all of you. Please accept our prayers and condolences.
    Much love to all of you.
    Nancy Lane and family.
    Your cousins.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers to everyone.

  • Deepest sympathy to all. Please know my thoughts and prayers are for everyone at this sad and difficult time. May happy memories comfort you and God’s love bring peace. Love, Susie (Carol’s cousin)

  • I’m so sorry for your loss! I lost one of my childhood best friends! Gone too soon & RIP Val!

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Keep all your beautiful memories close to your heart. Prayers for you and her children.

  • So sad – taken way too soon. Hugs and condolences to all of you from cousins Janis & Linda (and families).

  • We were deeply saddened to hear about Val’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers as we wish you moments of peace and comfort in her memory.


  • Carol, I am thinking of you as you and the family get through this difficult time. I am so sorry. Sending love and prayers your way.

  • Extending my deepest condolences to the family! So sorry for your loss and may she Rest In Peace. She will be loved and missed forever!

  • Dear Carol and family,
    Please accept my deepest condolences for the loss of Valerie.
    You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.
    With love,

  • Val fit right in the team at Lockheed Martin and was a pleasure to work with. I only knew her for a short time, but that time was filled with laughs and good times. She will be missed.

  • My condolences to the family especially her three daughters. I worked with Val many years ago and we remained good friends ever since she was such a fun loving person who loved her daughters dearly she always had good things to say about them. Val was an amazing person and I will truly miss her

  • I’ve only known Val for a short time but I feel as if I knew Val for a long time. The world has lost a beautiful soul. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.

  • Val was helpful and our team really appreciated her willingness to be flexible even when it conflicted with her schedule. She held us accountable for following the established processes and did it in a respectful and courteous manner. She will be missed on our team and our thoughts are prayers are with her family.

  • Although we did not work long together, Val was a friend whom I will miss. My condolences to her family.

  • CaroI, I am so very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for you
    Marsha Kitts Andrews

  • I had the pleasure of working with Val. She was funny, witty, and smart. She bought the crew and I Dunkin donuts breakfast rolls and talked about engineering and her previous jobs. Val you are truly missed. Rest in power my dear.