Carol E. Weeks passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at Capital Nursing Home. She was 71.
Carol was born on Oct. 16, 1940 in Newark, N.J., daughter of the late Adele (Lawrence) and Melvin Mumford. She had worked as a nurse for the Delaware Hospital for The Chronically Ill in Smyrna for 23 years.
Carol loved crocheting, vacationing at the Outer Banks, N.C. and spending time with family. She also enjoyed her garden and flowers.
Carol is preceded in death by her sister Dorothy J. Macklin.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years James Weeks, three children James L. Weeks (Judith) of Dover, Paul L. Weeks (Susie) of Felton, and Deborah C. Weeks of Milford; three brothers Melvin L. Mumford of Vero Beach, Fla.; Charles F. Mumford of Hockessin and Lawrence Mumford of North East, Md., a sister Barbara Mumford of Bolivar, Mo., five grandchildren Kristen, Michelle, Heather, Amanda and Zachary, a great granddaughter Ariaana and her pet dog Chloe.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Christ Episcopal Church, 501 S. State St., Dover.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Kent County SPCA, 32 Shelter Circle, Camden, DE 19934, Delaware Hospice Center, 911 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901 or Christ Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 1374, Dover, DE 19903.
Letters of condolences can be sent via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.