Margaret "Peggy" Wallig

Margaret "Peggy" Wallig

AGE: 79 • Wilmington

Margaret (Peggy) Wallig entered her eternal rest on March 1, 2014 at Country House in Greenville.

She was born on April 20, 1934 in Dubuque, Iowa along with her twin sister Madonna.

Peggy was a registered nurse who loved her career. She was also a talented homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and friend to her husband, children and grandchildren.

Peggy enjoyed her duplicate bridge groups and their yearly trip to Bethany Beach for talking and walks on the beach. She was a skilled quilter and seamstress making clothes, wall hangings and quilts for family and friends. Baking and cooking were two of her wonderful talents that will be missed and well as sharing and collecting recipes. She served as a Eucharistic minister at St. Mary Magdalen Church and volunteer at the Ministry of Caring as well as a craft contributor to the SMM school HSA bazaars.

She joins her parents Helen and Charles Jungblut as well as siblings Joseph, Mary Jane Johannsen and Helen Kraft. Her family survivors include her twin Madonna Goodsell and brother Bill Jungblut (Kathleen).

She is survived by her devoted husband of 54 years, Lyle and their children Dan Wallig of Seattle, WA and Amy Parosky (Gary) of Middletown, DE as well as grandchildren Eric, Michael and Matthew Wallig and Grace Parosky and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial will be offered at St. Mary Magdalen Church at 10:30am on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Friends may call at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike from 8:30-10:00am prior to the Mass. A private burial service will follow in St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery.

Our heartfelt thanks to the entire staff at Country House, Health Center CNA's and Vitas Hospice for the care and love they provided Peggy. In lieu of flowers, consider donations to the Ministry of Caring, 1803 W. 6th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 or a .

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Funeral Home

Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 478-7100

Published in The News Journal from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2014