Charlene K. Hope, born to Malinda Hope, entered this world on May 21, 1954 in Wilmington, DE. She made her triumphant exit on October 13, 2020 at Seasons Hospice in the Christiana Hospital, Newark DE.
As a Wilmington native, Charlene received her early education in Wilmington, DE and then graduated from P.S. DuPont High School. Her career as a Fraud Clerk spanned many years while she worked for Beneficial Bank.
Charlene was a faithful member of the Discipleship of Christ Community Fellowship Church. In her latter years, she was a well-loved member of the Howard Weston Adult Day Center. She thoroughly enjoyed online shopping, playing games, and doing puzzles; but the greatest joy of her life was her grandchildren.
Charlene was preceded in death by her mother Malinda Hope, sisters Deborah Marshall Hale and Beverly Marshall, and godsons Elvis Williams and Darius T. Outlaw Edwards.
Charlene is survived by her beloved son Charles E. Hope, Sr., cherished grandchildren Chardonnay A. Hope, Charles E. Hope, Jr., and Cole A. Hope; daughter-in-law and faithful caregiver Charity Hope; sister Patricia Ann Winston; godchildren Shawn Smallwood, Davian Green, Zie’Hearia Davis, and Gerald Jackson; sisters of her heart Teresa Wilson and Debbie Redding, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
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