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Mary Ramona Hubbard

September 20, 2019

Mary "Ramona" Hubbard, Harrington, passed away peacefully at her daughter's home on Friday, September 20, 2019, she was 89.  Mrs. Hubbard was born in Greensboro, MD to the late,  William C. and Mary M. Dean.


Mrs. Hubbard was the assistant secretary/clerk of the course for the Harrington Raceway, Dover Downs Raceway and the Ocean Downs Raceway, a job she loved tremendously and done for over 48 years.  She was very dedicated to the horseman and a very hard worker with a strong work ethic that she passed down to her children. 


In her spare time, Mrs. Hubbard enjoyed dancing, and going to the beach.  She enjoyed watching people on the boardwalk.  She loved her family dearly, and enjoyed spending as much time as possible with them.  She will be remembered as an outgoing person who was always upbeat and positive.  She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who will be sadly missed.  


Mrs. Hubbard was a member of the U.S. Trotting Association. 


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death her husband, Milton Norman Hubbard; daughter, Patsy Kimmey; and by all of her siblings, Walter Dean, Henry Dean, Mildred Moore, Mabel Jarvis, and Temple Dean.


She is survived by her children, Teresa (Leslie) Givens, Charles (Lois) Tribbett; grandchildren, Brooke Richards, Brandon Givens, Dawn Tribbett, Patrick Tribbett, Robert Tribbett, Mary Beth Watkins; 10 great grandchildren; special friend Nellie Ann Dennis; and care taker, Lisa M. Timmons.


A Celebration of Life  Service will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019, at 1PM, at the Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy., Harrington, DE, with a visitation for family and friends starting at 11AM.  Interment will follow the service at Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Horse Lovers United, P. O. Box 2744, Salisbury, MD, 21802, or to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 20165 Office Circle, Georgetown, DE 19947; or to the Alzheimer's Association,



Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home, please visit us at to express or send condolences.



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