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Margaret K. Le Beau

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Margaret K. Le Beau


AGE: 89 • Wilmington

Margaret K. Le Beau, 89, of Wilmington, DE peacefully passed away with loved ones at her side on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

Born in Atlanta, GA, Peggy was raised in Charleston, SC and met her husband, Donald, while he was a cadet at The Citadel. She was a devoted homemaker, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and a good friend to many. Peggy was an avid bridge player and enjoyed being a member of her bridge club for many years. She was also an active member of the Absalom Jones Senior Center, as well as a member of St. Catherine of Siena Parish.

Her husband, Donald E. Le Beau, passed away on November 21, 1973.

Peggy is survived by her children, Robert Le Beau of Manhattan, NY, Donna Ford and husband, Bob of Hockessin, Larry Le Beau of Wilmington, Mark Le Beau and wife, Deborah of Wilmington; her 5 grandchildren; cherished cousin and best friend, Emily Lynn of Greenville, SC; nieces and nephew Steve, Diane and Meg of Charlotte, NC; and her beloved dog of 18 years, Toby.

She was predeceased by her brother, Edward Kenny.

Friends are invited to visit at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 2503 Centerville Road, Wilmington on Wednesday, February 17 from 9:30-10:45AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Peggy may be made to the Delaware SPCA, 455 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713 ( or the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 (

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Published in The News Journal on Feb. 14, 2016
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