Margaret Sumner (1949 - 2014)

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Margaret Sumner

AGE: 65 • Wilmington

Margaret J. (O'Connor) Sumner, 65, of Wilmington, DE., passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Born and raised in Wilmington, Margaret was the daughter of the late Leo and Margaret (Morgan) O'Connor. She was employed as an accountant with the State of Delaware.

Margaret is survived by her daughter, Jennifer (Upchurch) Saylor; and her granddaughters, Rachel Upchurch and Ayslinn Price. She was predeceased by her son, Linwood "George" Upchurch.

Visitation will be held at the Doherty Funeral Home, 1900 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington on Tuesday, February 25 from 10:30-11:00 AM. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 AM followed by inurnment in Cathedral Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Margaret may be made to the Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (

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Doherty Funeral Homes - Delaware Avenue
1900 Delaware Avenue Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 652-6811
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Published in The News Journal on Feb. 23, 2014