Marguerite C. Nowell
Mrs. Marguerite C. Nowell, age 96, of Newark, DE, passed on Sunday, July 31, 2011.
A native Delawarean, Mrs. Nowell was born in Wilmington on October 22, 1914, daughter of the late Henry Winter Campbell and Margaret M. Wehn Campbell. She was a secretary by profession and had been employed with the Continuing Education Department of the University of Delaware until her retirement in 1979.
A talented and resourceful homemaker throughout her life, Mrs. Nowell was a longtime member of the Salem Homemakers Club and had also been active in the Marydale Tenants Association. In earlier years, she greatly enjoyed traveling with her husband and family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Thomas S. Nowell, and siblings, William Campbell, Dorothy Campbell, Robert Campbell, and Agnes Williams. She is survived by her son, Thomas Nowell (Lisa Hnyla) of Elkton, MD; daughter, Peggy Pryor (David) of Felton; grandchildren, Ian Pryor (Henna), Colin Pryor (fiance, Meghan), Kevin Nowell, and Peyton Hnyla; great granddaughter, Laila Pryor.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am on Friday, August 5, 2011, at Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE, 19713, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will be held at 2:30 pm at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Nowell may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor at the address above.
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