Barbara J. Marvel, the daughter of the late Paul and Florine Richardson, passed away at age 80 on March 17, 2013 at Cokesbury Village in Hockessin. Born in Middletown Ohio, she retired as an elementary school teacher from Georgetown Elementary School in the Indian River School District in 1991 after 23 years of service. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband John "Jack" Marvel. Barbara is survived by her children, Doug Marvel and his wife Eileen, Dr. Richard Marvel and his wife Nancy, Joan Racey and her husband Bryan, her brother, Donald Richardson and his wife Dodie and her beloved grandchildren, Chris, Jessica, Jake and Matt.
The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff at Cokesbury Village for their compassionate care of Barbara while she was a resident there.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOME, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington DE 19808 where friends may call after 10:00 a.m. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, DE Chapter, 240 N. James St. Suite 100A, Newport, DE 19804.
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