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Margaret S. Sanderson

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Margaret S. Sanderson

AGE: 89 • Newark

Margaret S. Sanderson (Muzzy), 89, of Newark, DE peacefully passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Muzzy was born in Wilmington on December 27, 1925, daughter of the late Gilbert and Esther (Keeley) Shaw. She began her working life at Corporation Trust Company, but spent the majority of her career in sales at Wanamaker's Department Store, retiring after 27 years of service. A warm and caring person, Muzzy was loved by everyone who knew her. She enjoyed dancing and will be best remembered for her amazing sense of humor.

Her husband, James R. Sanderson, passed away on December 28, 2005.

Peg is survived by her sons, James R. Sanderson, Jr. and wife, Colleen, David Paul Sanderson and wife, Deborah, and Robert A. Sanderson; her grandchildren, Kimberly Smith, Jennifer Casalvera, Julie Pascoe, Jill Bice, Laurie Yocum, Robert Sanderson, David Sanderson and Danielle Hastings; and 19 great grandchildren.

Peg was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Cathy (Connell) Sanderson; and her sisters, Miriam Pritchett and Jeanne Ayers.

Friends are invited to the visitation at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington on Friday, September 11 from 10:00-11:00AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Peg may be made to the , 240 N. James Street, #100-A, Newport, DE 19804 (

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Published in The News Journal from Sept. 4 to Sept. 9, 2015
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