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“Michael and all the family,Only learned of Elsie's passing when I was casually looking at myOld Antarctic Explorer's Gazette last evening. So sad to...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Maurice Gibbs - Nantucket, MA

“Michael I was so sorry to hear about your mom. She was such a wonderful woman and I have so many fond memories of when she worked with my Dad at the...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Stephanie Blank-Blandy - PA

“Mike so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother. So many memories God Bless ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Janice Daring - Shapleigh, ME

“Michael, so sorry to hear the news of the passing of your Mother. A great friend and former neighbor when we lived in the Manor. Our thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Tom & Nancy Martin - Bear, DE

“Michael,My sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. I've known Elsie for many years through both her an my mother working at the VA...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Chuck Mayer - Bear, DE

“I am so saddened to hear of Elsie's passing. I met her almost 20 years ago at the Newark Senior Center and together we shared many hours of...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Elsie Pelly - Newark, DE - Friend

“Michael, I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Elsie was a great lady. I worked with her at the VA Hospital in Elsmere years ago...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Succarotte Daniels - DE

“Our sincere condolences. Bill Finkbiner and family. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Bill Finkbiner - Townsend, DE

“Thoughts and prayers to you and your family Mike through this tough time. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Martin - Wilmington, DE

“Michael and Family,My sincerest condolences on Elsie's passing. I worked with Elsie on her investments for almost forty years. I admired her strong...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Michael and Family,My sincerest sympathy on hear of Elsie's passing. I worked with Elsie on her investments for almost Forty years. Admired her...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Michael and Family, so sorry to hear of Elsie's passing. Handled her investments for almost forty years and she was a joy to work with. Admired...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Michael Hamilton - Newarl, DE

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Elsie L. Mulrooney, age 81, of Newark, DE passed away suddenly at home on February 10, 2017. She was born in Bristol, PA daughter of the late Eugene J. and Ella E. Weber.

Elsie earned her Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the Albany College of Pharmacy in 1957. She joined the United States Navy where she achieved rank of LTJG before leaving in 1966 with an Honorable discharge. She met the love of her life the late PO1 George Mulrooney while serving and were married in Hong Kong. After the Navy, she continued with her career as a registered Pharmacist where she eventually retired in 1997 from the Veterans Administration in Elsmere, DE.

After retirement, she spent time traveling to places such as Antarctica, China and Ireland. She also enjoyed spending quality time with her closest friends and family. She was a member of several organizations such as the Navy WAVES and Lady Bug Chapter as well. She enjoyed many hobbies, especially quilting. In addition, she was very caring and generous person who supported numerous charities such as Doctors Without Borders and North Shore Animal League. She was also an avid lover of cats.

She leaves to cherish her son Michael and daughter-in-law Kimberly of Middletown, DE, son George Gries of Athens, Greece, two grandchildren and one great grandchild along with numerous family members and close friends.

A Committal Service with Honors will be held on Friday February 24 at 2:00 pm at the Delaware Veterans Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE 19701. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Doctors Without Borders, 333 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001-5004 or North Shore Animal League, 25 Davis Avenue, Port Washington, NY 11050.