Thelma T. McCourt passed away on November 15, 2017 at Regal Heights Nursing & Rehab Center.

She was born in Patterson, NJ to the late Ernest and Mary Tintle. Thelma was raised in Sussex, NJ and moved to Delaware in the 40’s. She has been a lab tech at Dupont and worked in retail. Thelma eventually became a hair dresser and worked from home. She was a lifetime member of Immanuel-Highlands Episcopal Church. Thelma enjoyed vacationing at their home in Ocean View, DE and cooking for family events.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert J. McCourt, her siblings Larry Tintle and Lucilia Hill. Thelma is survived by her sons, Kenneth McCourt (Brenda) and Leslie McCourt (Cheryl), her grandchildren, Emily McCourt, Wendy Rutter (Brian) and Colleen Sadak (John), her great-grandchildren, Dewey, Bethany and Claire.

Friends may call on Monday, November 20, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel-Highlands Episcopal Church, 2400 W 17th St, Wilmington, DE 19806. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be to Immanuel-Highlands Episcopal Church. To send condolences visit: