Milford – Eva Cooke Marshall was surrounded by her family when she peacefully passed away on August 21, 2018.
She was a 56 year resident of Milford, DE. Mrs. Marshall was the daughter of Howard and Sadie Cooke of Georgetown, DE. She attended school in Georgetown and Goucher College in Baltimore. Eva was very active in community service. She was the first woman to be elected to the Christ Church Vestry in Milford, President of the Christ Church Woman, President of the Milford New Century Club, member of the Board of Directors of the Milford Memorial Hospital, and President of the Milford Hospital Auxiliary.
Mrs. Marshall is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Cathy and Paul Lemieux of Lake Bluff, IL; her son and daughter-in-law Donnell and Lisa Marshall of Milford, DE; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren and her niece, Sarah Elizabeth Sunderland of Rehoboth Beach, DE.
Eva was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Sarah Catharine Townsend; her brother, Major Leroy M. Cooke of the U.S. Marines and her husband Samuel M.D. Marshall, Jr.
A memorial service will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 200 Church St., Milford, at 2PM on Sunday September 16th. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Christ Episcopal Church or to a charity of your choice.
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