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AGE: 100 • New Castle
Age 100, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully at her great niece's residence, on Friday, February 14, 2014.
Born February 23, 1913 in Trenton, NJ. She was the last surviving of five children of John and Anna A. (McCarten) McKenna. Margaret worked for and retired from Westinghouse.
Margaret lived in Trenton, NJ for over sixty years then moved to Delaware to live with her great niece State Senator Nicole Poore and her husband William and their three children Nicholas, Alexis and Luke. Also surviving are 12 nieces and nephews, 28 great nieces and nephews, 47 great-great nieces and nephews and 3 great-great-great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her 4 sisters Mary Lord, Catherine Saville, Anna Jennings and Rosalie McKenna. She is also predeceased by five nieces and nephews.
The family would like thank Compassionate Care Hospice, Bayada Home Health Care and Griswold Home Health Care for the high level of care given to Margaret especially Valerie Lloyd, Lucia (Lucy) Reader, and Kula Kanneh.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 20 at 11AM at St. Peter the Apostle Church, 35 E 5th Street, New Castle, DE 19720 where family and friends are invited to a visitation after 10 AM. Interment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to John G. Leach School, 10 Landers Lane, New Castle, DE. 19720. MealeyFuneralHomes.com (302) 652-5913
Mealey Funeral Homes & Crematory
703 North Broom Street Wilmington, DE 19805
Published in The News Journal from Feb. 18 to Feb. 20, 2014