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Margaretta Long Toop


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Margaretta Long Toop

AGE: 94 • Kingwood,TX

Margaretta Long Toop, 94, passed away peacefully at home in Kingwood, TX, with family by her side, on March 20, 2017. Born in Everett, NJ on February 17, 1923, Margaretta is predeceased by her spouse, Frank W. Toop, her parents, all five of her siblings, her granddaughter Melissa Robertson, and her son-in-law Stephen Leonard. She is survived by her four children, Robert Warren Toop and spouse Judith; Carol Lynn McCollough and spouse Clark; Janice Ann Leonard; Deborah Ellen Robertson and spouse Richard, and her five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The Toop family lived in Dover, DE from the mid-50's until the mid-70's when they retired to the Dagsboro, DE area. From 1973 to 1977, Mrs. Toop served as Personal Secretary to Delaware's Governor Sherman Tribbett. In 2001, Mrs. Toop moved to Kingwood, TX to be closer to family.

Her memorial service will be held at Wesley United Methodist Church, Dover, DE, at 2:00 pm Thursday, August 10. Interment will follow at 1:00 pm, Friday, August 11, at Arlington National Cemetery where she will rest in peace beside her beloved husband.
Published in The News Journal on Aug. 6, 2017
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