Family Login:


Pause Hold My Hand by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Raymond by adding your memories and photos.

Resources

Arrangements made by

R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
Get Directions

Profile of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
 Local Florists


Memories & Candles

“To the McMullen Family,Raymnd was an expception man and one whom I respected from my very first encounter. Great person with a great sense of humor!...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mark Pyle - wilmington, DE

“My Friend Ray, God has opened his arms and embraced you. You will be missed. I will miss our talks And of course the occasional Beer in the warmth...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Garry Caudill - Newark, DE

“Pops I will never forget you. At times when mike and I were young you played a big part in my life. For that I love you and always will. We were...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff Krammes - Newark, DE

“Jane thinking of you and yours at this time. In the love that surrounds you may you find strength...in the memories that you cherish,may you find...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Donald F. Schneck - Milton, DE

“I have many fond memories of Mr. McMullen throughout my life. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Wally, Ali, Axl, Aric Charowsky - DE

“I was saddened to read about the loss of your father/husband. It has been many years since Todd Estates days, but I recognized his picture right...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Borst Peterson - Newark, DE

“Too many great memories always loved our beach and Outer Banks trips and our talks about "old Newark" I always looked up to you .I hope that you ...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Chip Zonick - Newark, DE

“Blessings to the entire extended family. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Gibson C. Yoder - Middletown, DE

“Jane, Michelle, Chip and Family. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Raymond had a wonderful, beautiful life. And, as you said Jane, he's gone off on...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Tammy Peel - Bear, DE - Friend

“McMullen Family, May God's love make your grief bearable & may happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. ...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Walter V charowsky

“Michelle & Mike, I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember your Dad from the days of Todd Estates - what a gentle soul. You are in my thoughts &...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Lynnmarie Lynch (MacGuinness) - DE


Thomas "Raymond" McMullen, Jr. age 75, of Newark, DE passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Christiana Hospital, surrounded by his family.

He was born on April 29, 1937 in Newark, DE to the late Thomas and Lettie (Long) McMullen. Raymond was a graduate of University of Delaware where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Business. After college he worked for many years for Sheaffer's Wallpaper & Paint and later Shinn Paints. Raymond loved the beach and was an avid surf fisherman; the Outer Banks of North Carolina were his favorite place to fish and spend time with friends and family.

Raymond had a number of hobbies, including a love of reading with particular interest in history, especially the Civil War. He also liked to travel and visit places where famous battles had been fought. Most of all, he loved to spend time with friends and family. He was Pop-Pop Raymond to his four grandchildren, the delights of his life. Raymond was also a member of the Newark Historical Society, Delaware Historical Society, Delaware Mobile Surf fisherman, Newark Anglers Assoc. and was a Mason with the Hiram Lodge #25.

He is survived by the love of his life for 52 years, his wife Jane S. McMullen of Newark, DE; son, Michael McMullen and wife Dolores Byrne McMullen; daughter, Michele Zonick and husband of John "Chip" Zonick; grandchildren, Tyler and Nathan McMullen, and Jacob and Jocelyn Zonick; sisters, Rose Ann Hastings of Laurel, DE, and Rae Brunansky of West Covina, CA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Vivian Timmons.

Services will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main Street, Newark, DE 19711 where friends and family may visit one hour prior to service beginning at 10AM. Burial will follow at Head of Christiana Cemetery in Newark, DE.

In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to A.I. Dupont Children's Hospital or Newark Historical Society c/o the funeral home.

Upcoming Funeral Services
Burial

Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church

1100 West Church Road Newark, DE 19711