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Margaret Elizabeth (Rossiter) Gunther Obituary
Margaret Elizabeth (Rossiter) Gunther

Age, 92, went to be with the Lord on June 20, 2012, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Wilmington, DE on February 9, 1920 to the late Joseph B. and Ruth N. Rossiter.

Margaret graduated from Wilmington High School in 1937 as a member of the National Honor Society. During World War II she worked at the Dravo Shipyard. She retired from the DuPont Company in 1982 after 22 years of service.

She was married for 22 years to Henry H. Gunther who died in 1960. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Norman and his wife Mary.

She is survived by her son, Henry H. Gunther, PhD, and his wife Betty Jane of Wilmington; her two beloved grandchildren, Stephen Andrew (Leigh Anne) of Ardmore, PA and Elizabeth Margaret (Michael) of Los Angeles, CA; her brother, Paul D. Rossister (Ginnie) of Greenville; her sister, Vivian R. Wisner with whom she made her home. Also surviving are 8 nieces and nephews and 14 great-nieces and nephews.

A Graveside service will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720 at 11 am on Thursday June 28.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center in honor of Margaret Gunther, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19713 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 402B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.

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Published in The News Journal from June 25 to June 27, 2012
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