Barbara Elaine (Stradley) Lindinger, 82

Barbara Elaine (Stradley) Lindinger, 82, of Wilmington, Del., and Ocean View, Del., passed away on June 28, 2018, surrounded by her family and friends, at her home at State Street Assisted Living in Dover, Del. She was born on Aug. 12, 1935, in Wilmington, Del., daughter of the late Oakley C. and Grace B. Stradley.

Lindinger graduated from Conrad High School. In her lifetime, she worked for DuPont, HVAC, for Woolahan’s Trucking Company for 15 years, and then for MBNA for another 15 years. She was a member of Marshallton United Methodist Church and Mariners Bethel U.M. Church in Ocean View.

Lindinger loved her family more than anything. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and found much comfort in her beloved dog, Roscoe.

In addition to her parents, Lindinger was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Charles H. Lindinger Jr.; her sister, Constance Stradley; and her son, John D. Cumens. She is survived by her children Gail Bleacher and her husband, Barry, Connie Murray and her husband, Burt, and Jeffrey Cumens; her grandchildren, Crista Raspavage and her husband, Drew, David Cumens, Rachel Perkowski and her husband, Ryan, Stephanie Miller and her husband, Frank, and Sean Murray; and her great-grandchildren, Aiden, Madelyn, Jackson, Johnathan, Logan, Cooper, Mason and Benjamin.

The family thanked Delaware Hospice and State Street Assisted living for their excellent care and compassion for Lindinger.

Funeral services were to be held July 2, 2018, at Parsell Funeral Home & Crematorium, Ocean View, Del. Interment was to be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mariner’s Bethel U.M.C.; 81 Central Ave.; Ocean View, DE 19970, or to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963. Condolences may be sent online at