Barbara Mullen McBride, 76, of Millville, Del., formerly of Alexandria, Va., passed away Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. She was a loving wife and mother whose greatest joy was spending time with her family. She enjoyed her time as a volunteer for St. Ann’s Bazaar, assisting with the bingo at Shady Grove and helping with the Readings for the Visually Impaired. Her friends and family will miss the delicious cakes she made for them and many volunteer groups.
McBride was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Mullen and Josephine Mullen Wells; and two brothers, Joseph and Karlin Mullen. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Byron Meredith McBride; four daughters, Bonita McBride of Clarksville, Del., Donna Nugent of Alexandria, Va., Joanne McBride of Alexandria, Va., and Penny Deith and her husband, Roger, of Ocean View, Del.; two grandchildren, Sgt. Jason Nugent of the United States Army in Texas and Kelly Nugent of Alexandria, Va.; two great-grandchildren, Jason Nugent Jr. and Madison Nugent.
A memorial mass was scheduled for Tuesday, July 1, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation, 6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 325, Bethesda, MD 20817.