Margaret A. "Peggy" Lenahan (1912 - 2014)

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Margaret A. Lenahan


AGE: 101 • Wilmington

Margaret A. "Peggy" (Faulls) Lenahan, 101 years old, of Wilmington, DE peacefully passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Margaret was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 14, 1912, daughter of the late William and Margaret (Moss) Faulls. She was employed with Western Union, and true to her Philadelphia roots, she was an avid Mummers and Philly sports fan. Margaret was a member of the Newark and Mid County Senior Centers, where she enjoyed arts and crafts. She was also a member of St. John's-Holy Angels Parish. Margaret was a talented dancer and enjoyed bird watching, reading and listening to audio books.

Her husband, Dr. J. Clifford Lenahan, DDS, passed away in 1976.

Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her children, J. Clifford "Bud" Lenahan, Jr. and his wife, Brenda, and Margaret A. "Peggy" Dunn and her husband, Robert; her grandchildren, Allison Bacher (Jody), Carolyn McCormick (Joe), Mity Fowler (Jef) and Teaque Lenahan (Amy); and her 10 great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff of Parkview Nursing Center for the kindness and loving care given to Peggy.

Friends are invited to the visitation at Holy Angels Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark on Friday, March 28 from 10:00-10:45AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newark Senior Center, 200 Whitechapel Drive, Newark, DE 19713.

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Published in The News Journal on Mar. 26, 2014
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