Gloria V. Brown

Gloria V. Brown, age 78, of Bear, DE passed away surrounded by her family on April 19, 2019. Born in Georgetown, Guyana she was the daughter of the late Isabella (Stephen) and Cyril Moonsammy. After emigrating to the United States in 1969, Gloria received her LPN and worked at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation in Elkton. In addition to her parents, Gloria was predeceased by her husband, Maurice Mootoo, and her brothers Edgar and Patrick Moonsammy and John Bernard. 

Gloria is survived by her children, Lorraine Diaz (Reynold) of Middletown, DE, Stephen Mootoo (Nancy) of Hackensack, NJ, Mark Mootoo of Bear, DE, and Edward Hyderkhan (Teresita Perez-Hyderkhan) of Middletown, DE; her grandchildren, Reynae and Princess Diaz, Christopher and Ariel Hyderkhan, and Crystal, Tiffany, and Matthew Mootoo; one great granddaughter, Lindsey; her sister, Stella Singh of Queens, NY; her nieces, Suzette, Marie, Chereen and Rebecca; and her nephews, Shaun, Alan and Ian.

A visitation will be held on Thursday April 25th from 6-8 P.M. at the Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday April 26th at 10:30 A.M. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 345 Bear Christiana Road, Bear, DE 19701. Burial will follow at All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Rd # 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Online condolences may be made at


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Submitted by NR on
My sincerest condolences to family and friends. During this difficult time, may you find comfort in Jehovah, “the God of all comfort” - 2 Corinthians 1:2-4; Psalm 83:18. And may God’s Word the Bible be a source of peace and comfort in the days ahead - Acts 24:15; John 5:28,29; Revelation 21:3,4.

Submitted by Nancy on
To the family I extend my sincere condolences. May our loving heavenly Father sustain you at this time of grief, Ps 94:19.