Margaret E. Neyers

MARGARET E. NEYERS, 87 of Earleville, MD, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away on February 20, 2013 at home. Mrs. Neyers was born on June 5, 1925 in Rockford, ILL, daughter of the late Fred N. and Weltha Glasner Hawkins. She had worked for Cigna Insurance in Wilmington, DE as an accountant and after her retirement she worked for Buttonwood Beach for 17 years. She was an avid Chicago Bears Fan and loved her cat Kiki. Margaret was an 11 year breast cancer survivor.

The family would like to give special thanks to her Dr. Greg Papa for his many years of care and to her caregivers and friends Patricia Leager and Jackie DeBoer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dickie Neyers in 1989 and 2 children, Sonya A. Akins and Ross N. Munro.

Mrs. Neyers is survived by her children; Jennifer Arwood of Millington, MD, Kitten Smith and her husband, Preston 'Bub' Smith (whom she considered a son) and resided with, and Roxanne Munro of Wilmington, DE; 4 grandchildren, Chris Youngblood, Kelly Bellom, Heather & Dustin Arwood; 4 great-grandchildren and an adopted son, Brian Hilderbrand.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 25 at 2:00 pm in St. Paul's Cemetery, Earleville, MD.

Memorials may be offered to Faithfull Friends, 12 Germay Dr., Wilmington, DE. 19804.

Arrangements by

Galena Funeral Home

of Stephen L. Schaech,

Galena, MD.

Published in The News Journal on Feb. 23, 2013