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Margaret McGill

AGE: 81 • Lewes

Margaret "Cookie" P. McGill, age 81 of Lewes, DE formerly of Newark, DE passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE.

She was born in Jersey City, NJ daughter of the late Francis and Albina (Petrini) Pallarino. Margaret was a registered nurse for over 40 years, in hospitals, as a private duty caregiver, a nurse for the Christiana School District and a clinical nurse at the University of Delaware. She enjoyed traveling across the United States and abroad. Her hobbies included ceramics, gardening, cooking, reading and knitting. She will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

She is survived by her loving husband of almost 60 years, Edward J. McGill; two sons, Michael (Beth) McGill, Matthew McGill and three daughters, Theresa (Charlie) Gloyd, Donna (Joseph) McGill-Smith and Cindy (John) Bundick. Margaret is also survived by five grandchildren, Cristin Bundick, Meghan Gloyd, Marc Gloyd, Mollie McGill and Kelsey McGill; a brother, Frank (MaryAnn) Pallarino; a sister, Carol (Frank) Rovento; a sister-in-law, Edith Kownacki and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Monday, January 2, 2017 at Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church, 30839 Mt. Joy Rd., Millsboro, DE 19966. Entombment will be held privately at All Saints Cemetery in Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Margaret's name to Compassionate Care Hospice, 20165 Office Circle, Georgetown, DE 19947 or Camp Possibilities, PO Box 4411, Wilmington, DE 19807.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.melsonfuneralservices.com
Published in The News Journal from Dec. 31, 2016 to Jan. 1, 2017
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