Marian L. Hand of Little Creek, DE passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, December 29, 2011.


Marian L. Hand of Little Creek, DE passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, December 29, 2011.

She was 79.

Mrs. Hand was born August 7, 1932 in Smyrna, DE the daughter of the late Walter and Annie Voss.

She enjoyed sewing and making quilts and rebuilding and remodeling her home. She was very handy, and was proud to have replaced the roof of her garage.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy S. Hand, Sr. in 1980; and five brothers and a sister.

She is survived by two sons, Roy S. Hand, Jr. and his wife Susan, and Richard S. Hand and his wife Marie, all of Little Creek; a sister, Jeanette Killen of Leipsic, DE; a brother, Lawrence Voss of Smyrna; four grandchildren, Richie, Timmy, Becky, and Eric; and five great grandchildren, Lauren, Tripp, Kaitlyn, Alyssa, and Blake.

Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Faries Funeral Chapel, located at 29 S. Main St., Smyrna, where friends may call at 1 p.m.

Burial will be private.                                                                            

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company, Po Box 327, Little Creek, DE 19961.

Condolence letters may be sent by visiting www.fariesfuneralhome.com.