Marjorie A. “Midge” McCabe, age 84, of Dover, DE died December 22, 2011, surrounded by her loving family.


Marjorie A. “Midge” McCabe, age 84, of Dover, DE died December 22, 2011, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Philadelphia, Pa she was the daughter of the late Isiah and Myrtle Pearl Barbour.

She had been a devout member of the Holy Cross Parish where she had been active throughout the years as a member of the Altar Guild, the Arts and Environmental Committee and was a daily Communicant for many years. She was an avid collector of cook books, enjoyed traveling and would often be found stitching. Her greatest pleasure was being with her children and grand children.

Her death will be greatly felt by those who knew and loved this kind and gentle person.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Norman "Mac" McCabe, who died in 2002.

Mrs. McCabe leaves her four children; Patricia White of Yorktown, VA;  Ann McCabe of Dover, DE; Michael and his wife Jackie McCabe of Wyoming, DE; Thomas and his wife Marge of Guilford, CT; her beloved sister, Virginia Schmidt-VanSlyck of Dover, DE; five grand children; Joseph and wife Tricia Ander of Norwich, CT; Bryan McCabe of Seattle, WA; Heather McCabe of Smyrna, DE; Dana and Emma McCabe both of Guilford, CT; and five great grand children; Rachael, Laura and Mathew Ander all of Norwich, CT; Caden and Colin Naylor of Smyrna, DE; her devoted niece, Kathy Schmidt of Milton, DE, along with four nephews; Richard, Robert, William and Steve Schmidt.

A visitation was held on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Funeral Home of Michael J. Ambruso, 1175 S. State St. Dover. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Holy Cross Church, 631 S. State St. Dover, DE. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Dover, DE. Family suggests donations in her memory to Delaware Hospice 911 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover, De 19901. Condolences and Guest Book Signings may be made via www.ambruso.com