Alice S. Monagle

Alice S Monagle passed away at the age of 87, She is predeceased by the best dad and husband Donald Monagle, parents Edward and the late great Sabina Schofield, brothers Edward and Joseph Schofield. Survived by her sisters Helen Bogert, Patricia Bennett, Mary Davis, brothers Paul, James and Francis Schofield.

Her 7 children Sharon Monagle(Brian Mooney), Patricia Harrigan, Donna Wilmoth(Bruce), Marianne Lucey(Fran), John Monagle(Stacey), Joseph Monagle(Susie), Kathie Vachris(Jim). 19 Grandchildren who she adored and have gone into varied careers such as artist, lawyer, business, teacher, pro golfer, model, nurse, caregiver, national guard, bio medical and marketing. What a legacy to leave behind.

Although her passing is so sad, she had more fun than anyone. From Irish dancing and walking in the Irish parade, pumpkin chunkin and, apple scrapple ,before anyone heard about them, hands across America, she chaired the carnival, bingo and bazaar for holy rosary, wallpapering, ceramics, needlepoint ,antiquing and decorating she had a group called the haggie baggies(doesn’t that say it all) and boy did they have a good time. She loved all the holidays and decorated for all the seasons. Dressing up for Halloween and Christmas, forget, she was more excited than the kids!

Viewing will be at Holy Rosary Church, 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont DE,19703, Tuesday October 22 from 6 to 8 PM. And Mass will be on October 23 at 11 AM.

Flowers gladly accepted as she loved them. No donations are necessary. Just be kind, laugh and enjoy. Online condolences may be made at


Submitted by Rick Shea on
So sorry to hear of the passing of my friend and neighbor Alice Monagle. What a great lady. We shared a lot of good times together on her back porch. I will treasure all the laughs we had together. My best to the Monagle family at this most difficult time.

Submitted by Linda Dougherty... on
I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Know that she's in Heaven with your father. Take care everyone. Linda Dougherty Halloran

Submitted by Cindy And Jerry... on
We are so sad to hear of the passing of our dear neighbor and friend of 40 years, sweet Alice. We were blessed to have known her. We have so many funny and cherished memories of Alice and Don. She will be missed but never forgotten. Our sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time.

Submitted by Bill and Carol Davis on
We are sad to hear of the passing of Aunt Alice. Her sense of humor always brought a smile. Our condolences to the rest of her family.

Submitted by Scott r phillips on
Very sorry to hear of your mother's passing . Please accept my deepest condolence.

Submitted by Monica and Doug... on
We are so sorry for your loss. When someone you love passes that person becomes a treasured memory. You all will treasure your memories of her and those treasures will keep her alive in your hearts forever. We hope that you find peace in your time of sorrow. Our prayers are with you at this time.

Submitted by Just a Kid on
Never knew your Mom but wish I did. I Can see you in her smile , But thats relative. Her eyes so bright with joy and thrill. of raising such a beatiful family with her heart instilled. to carry out her zest for life. her hope and dreams . To forever be in your minds thru your ups and downs and in betweens.