Pearl H. Warrington, rescue squad co-founder

September 7, 2019

Pearl H. Warrington of Millsboro passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at Harrison Senior Living.

She was born in Milford to the late John S. Warrington and Anna K. Warrington.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband Calvin Warrington, and a sister, Ethel Hastings.

Pearl and her husband operated Warrington’s Meats and Groceries from 1964-74. She attended Community Church of Oak Orchard and was a member of the VFW. Pearl and Robert were founding members of Mid-Sussex Rescue Squad and she also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Mid-Sussex Rescue.  Pearl enjoyed playing Skip Bo and spending time at Millsboro McDonald’s with her friends most mornings until she was no longer able.  Pearl was most happy when surrounded by her family and feeding anyone who visited her.

Pearl is survived by a daughter, Dianna Atkins and her husband Robert, and a son, Daniel Warrington, all of Millsboro.  She also leaves behind two sisters, Leah Betts and Retta Clifton, both of Milton; four grandchildren, Holly Pfleger (Jimmy), Lori Parker (Burke), Luke Warrington and Ben Warrington; and  three great-grandchildren, Hunter Parker, Sadie Parker and Colby Pfleger.  She is also survived by one great-great-grandchild, Rhen Pfleger; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for viewing and visitation.  Interment will follow at the Millsboro Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Community Church of Oak Orchard, 32615 Oak Orchard Road, Millsboro, DE  19966.

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