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Margaretta Long Toop


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Margaretta Long Toop Obituary
Margaretta Long Toop, 94, passed away peacefully at home in Kingwood, TX, with family by her side, on March 20, 2017.

Born in Everett, N.J. on Feb. 17, 1923, Margaretta is predeceased by her spouse, Frank W. Toop, her parents, all five of her siblings, her granddaughter Melissa Robertson and her son-in-law Stephen Leonard.

She is survived by her four children, Robert Warren Toop and spouse Judith; Carol Lynn Mccollough and spouse Clark; Janice Ann Leonard; Deborah Ellen Robertson and spouse Richard, and her five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The Toop family lived in Dover from the mid-50s until the mid-70s when they retired to the Dagsboro area. From 1973 to 1977 Mrs. Toop served as Personal Secretary to Delaware' s Gov. Sherman Tribbett. In 2001, Mrs. Toop moved to Kingwood, Tex., to be closer to family.

Her memorial service will be held at Wesley United Methodist Church, Dover, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10. Interment will follow at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 11, at Arlington National Cemetery, where she will rest in peace beside her beloved husband.
Published in Dover Post from Aug. 1 to Aug. 9, 2017
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