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Marjorie "Marge" J. Bolles

March 6, 2021


Marjorie J. "Marge" Bolles, Viola, passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021, at the Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, she was 83.  Mrs. Bolle was born in Asheville, NC to the late, Paul and Mary Lord. 

Marge was a business owner but also worked many other jobs.  She previously worked at the Agricultural Museum, and the Dover Modern Maturity Center.  She also belonged to a theatrical union since 1970 working costumes and wardrobes for various productions, plays, and circuses. 

In her spare time, Marge enjoyed going to yard sales very much.  She was also an avid reader.  Marge enjoyed being around people and would talk to anyone, she truly never met a stranger.  She devoted her life towards helping others, especially those suffering with addictions.  If you knew her, you loved her, and she will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert L. Bolles, and daughter, Deborah Schuman.

She is survived by her sons, Brian E. Schuman, Christopher S. Schuman; 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and her extended Bolles family.

A Funeral Service for Marge will take place at the Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy, Harrington ,on Tuesday, March 16, at 6PM, with a visitation for family and friends starting at 4PM.  Interment will take place at the Delaware Veterans Cemetery in Bear on Thursday, March 25 at 11AM.  We are adhering to the CDC and Delaware guidelines of occupancy limits, social distancing, and masks.

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

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Funeral Service


March 16, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Melvin Funeral Home
15522 S. DuPont Hwy
Harrington, DE 19952

March 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Delaware Veterans Cemetery (Bear)
2465 Chesapeake City Road
Bear, DE 19701

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