Margaret Elizabeth McKernan
February 18, 1924 – September 27, 2018
Margaret Elizabeth “Betty” McKernan, age 94, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 27, 2018.
Born in Cleveland, OH, on February 18, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Earl J. and Helen (Gallagher) Brown. Betty dedicated her life to her family as a talented and loving homemaker. She was a member of Holy Family R.C. Church. Betty will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Terrence William McKernan; sons, Timothy Earl McKernan and Paul Terrence McKernan; 1 grandson; and 1 great grandson. Betty is survived by her children, Michael T. McKernan (Bernadette) of Wayne, MI, Patricia L. Henderson of Newark, Susan L. McKernan of Newark, Laura A. Walker (Horace) of Bear, Christopher J. McKernan of Newark and Peter L. McKernan (Sherry) of Nashville, TN; 18 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandsons.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am until 11:30 am on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at St. Margaret of Scotland R.C. Church, 2431 Frazer Rd, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Betty’s memory to Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Rd, Newark, DE 19713.