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Margaret M. Francia

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Margaret M. Francia

AGE: 92 • Hockessin

Margaret M. Francia, age 92, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014.

Margaret was the owner of Duffy's Deli and worked at Braunsteins, Hideaway Sub Shop, owned Margie's Sub Shop and worked at Wawa in Pike Creek. She enjoyed Delaware Park and playing bingo, providing rides for those who would like to go. During WW II, she rolled small flags for families to give to veterans.

She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene J. Francia, Sr., her sons, Donald R. Duffy and Charles W. Duffy and her daughter, Janet E. Wheeler.

She is survived by her daughters, Margaret M. "Irish" Cella of Hockessin, DE and Patricia A. Duffy of Valley Park, MO, her sister, Lillian Jones of Middletown, DE, 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday June 9 at 10:30 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin. Burial will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park, Dupont Hwy., New Castle. Friends may visit with her family on Sunday, June 8 from 5-7 pm at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Pike Creek.

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302 999 8277

Published in The News Journal from June 6 to June 8, 2014
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