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Margaret "Jean" Horn

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Margaret "Jean" Horn

AGE: 92 • Wilmington

Jean Horn passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, September 25, 2015. She was born and raised in Wilmington, DE to the late William T., Sr. and Eva L. Watson. Jean worked as a secretary in the medical field. She loved all animals, but especially cats, which she fed and took in strays. Jean's two favorite charities were Sunday Breakfast Mission and the Delaware Humane Association. She was a gifted pianist and loved crocheting, needlepoint and gardening.

Jean's first husband, Edward L. Waters, died in 1972. Her second husband of 25 years, Kenneth C. Horn, died in 2010. Jean is survived by her daughter-in-law, Judith Rocklage; a son-in-law, Kenneth L. Horn; many nieces, nephews and great nieces, and nephews. She is also preceded in death by her 3 brothers, William T., Jr., Robert and Bayard Watson.

All services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to be made in Jean's name to the Delaware Humane Assoc. 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. For online condolences visit:

Published in The News Journal on Sept. 29, 2015
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