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“Dear London Family, My thoughts, prayers and tears have been with you today as you celebrated the life of Uncle Marv. I wanted to share a memory I...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Sue Caputo - Knightdale, NC

“Dear Grace & Family, Maryann & I would like to share our condolences on the passing of our friend Marvin (Whitey). He was a true friend, also a great...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Grace, Steve, Ronnie, Marie and Mark,My warmest condolences to you all. It was a true pleasure to have the London family as our neighbors on...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Jon Paris - Newark, DC

“Dear Grace,I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your husband, Marvin.Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember your husband...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: BETTY GRIER - WILMINGTON, DE

“Ed and I will always remember Whitie as a true friend who was always there to help and to give you his honest opinion. He will be truely missed. May...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Ed & Mary Lou Mayer - Claymont, DE

“Sincere condolences to the family. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure in your heart and it lives forever. May the...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss Kenny and I have all of you in our prayers ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Lutton Humphreys - Milton, FL

“My condolences to the entire family. So sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Steve Webster - South Portland, ME

“Dear Steve - I am very sorry to hear of your father's passing. Peace be with your family. Sincerely,Greg Wiessner ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Greg Wiessner - Cumberland, ME

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Steve. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Lori Norman - South Portland, ME


Marvin was born Feb 23, 1931 in Atlantic City, NJ to Jack and Alberta London. Raised in Pleasantville, NJ, he loved boating, fishing and hunting. In his youth, he served as a Marine Sgt. during the Korean War.

Upon leaving the military, he married Grace Frances DeMeis on April 14, 1953. They raised a family of five. Marvin worked at and eventually retired from the Philadelphia Inquirer as a Foreman in the Type Making Department.

He is survived by his wife Grace, his five children, two granddaughters and five great grandchildren. He will be missed by his family and many friends.

Service will be held at the Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE on Sunday July 2, 2017 at 3 pm. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home from 1-3pm.