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Marguerite "Peggy" Barbour


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Marguerite "Peggy" Barbour Obituary
Marguerite "Peggy" Barbour

AGE: 84 • Wilmington

Marguerite M. Barbour, 84 of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 6, 2016, with her loving family at her side.
Peggy was born in Wilmington, daughter of the late Theodore, Jr. and Catherine (Slattery) Wells. After high school, Peggy went on to earn her degree as a Registered Nurse through Wilmington General Hospital. She worked at various area hospitals throughout her career.
Peggy was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles and listening to Christian music. Above all else, Peggy enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her children, John M. Barbour, Jr. (Tami), Sharon A. Hann (Del), Kathleen E. Jones (David), Michele M. Onley (Timothy) and Kelly L. Barbour (MJ); her 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Theodore III and John Wells; and several nieces, nephews and members of her extended family.
In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John M. Barbour; and her sister, Kathleen Wells.
Peggy's family would like to thank her niece, Mia and the staff at the Hillside Center for their care and support.
A funeral service will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, where family and friends may visit beginning at 5:00pm. Interment will be held privately at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery at a later date.
Peggy's family requests that in lieu of sending flowers, please make donations to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950.
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Published in The News Journal on Mar. 8, 2016
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