Marguerite C. (Nicolussi) Moore, 95, passed away peacefully at her New Castle home with her daughter at her side on Monday January 14, 2013.
Marguerite was born on Harper's Island, NC to Joseph and Stella Nicolussi and worked for the Wilmington Fibre Company in New Castle for 30 years. Marguerite was Valedictorian of the old New Castle High School in 1937 and remained a proud alumna of today's William Penn High School.
Marguerite traveled extensively visiting all 50 states as well as 20 foreign countries. She especially enjoyed visiting South Korea while her daughter served there as an Army officer. She was a successful sweepstaker and enjoyed gardening, baking and creating crafts for her many friends and relatives.
Her husband William W. Moore died in 1980. She is survived by her daughter: M. Carolyn Moore, M.D. of New Castle; step daughter: Charlotte Schute of Kissimmee FL; sister: Josephine Marling of Wilmington, NC and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 19, at 10 am at the GEBHART FUNERAL HOME, 531 Delaware St., New Castle, DE 19720. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening from 7 to 9 pm. A graveside service will be 12:30 pm Saturday, January 19, at Cedar Green Cemetery, Clayton, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Vitas Hospice Care, 100 Commerce Drive #302, Newark, DE 19713.gebhartfuneralhomes.com