Margaret A. “Peggy” Pierce - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Margaret A. “Peggy” Pierce

November 13, 1944 - July 14, 2023

Margaret A. “Peggy” Pierce, age 78, of Newark, DE, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, July 14, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on November 13, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Edward E. and Mary E. (Cloud) Williams. A proud graduate of Claymont High School Class of 1962, Peggy was a member of the basketball team and cheerleading squad. She was a devoted homemaker, and worked part-time at the McNelis Hallmark store in Newark.

Peggy loved dancing, especially the jitterbug. She met her future husband, Bob, at a dance at the New Century Club. Peggy enjoyed traveling with her husband, collecting sea shells and Elvis memorabilia, and following the University of Delaware Blue Hens women’s basketball team. Above all else, she treasured being supportive of her family and attending her children’s and grandchildren’s school and sporting events.

In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, William R. “Bob” Pierce. She is survived by her children, Mary Pierce-Cass (Brian) and William R. Pierce II (Jennifer); and granddaughters, Jenessa and Melanie.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 11 am on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. A committal service will be held at 10 am on Thursday, August 10, 2023, at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Peggy’s memory to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 300, Arlington, VA 22201 or online by clicking here.


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19 Condolences for Margaret A. “Peggy” Pierce

  • Betsy, Brian,Jenessa,Rob,Jen,Melanie,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your mother. Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Fond memories!

  • Mary, Rob & families, our condolences on the passing of your Mom. So many memories at little league and beyond. May she rest in peace in the loving arms of your Dad. 🙏

  • So sorry to hear this!!!growing up we were very close. And loved going to dances together!!!! We loved to jitterbug!!!! I talked to her when she was in the hospital and told her she had to get better so we could go dancing!!!!sending prayers !!!!

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family in your time of mourning. God Bless

  • With Sincere Sympathy Mary, Brian and Jenessa

    Terry and Tim Kondziela

  • So sorry to hear this sad news
    Peggy was such a great person and what a faboulous dancer God bless her and her family

  • Deepest sympathy for one of brother’s best friends .
    Gary & Kathy

  • It is with sincere sympathy to hear of Peggy’s passing. She was one of the most outgoing person I have known. Prayers for her family.

  • Condolences to the family of Peggy Pierce in the loss of your mother and grandmother. She was a beautiful person. I graduated with Peggy from Claymont High School in 1962. Over the years we have kept in touch. May her memories bring you comfort in the coming days. God Bless.
    Joanne Weddington Harmon

  • We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you

  • rest in peace Peggy you will be missed friend, neighbor classmate

  • What a wonderful tribute to a lovely lady. I knew Peggy from all her many volunteer hours at Cobbs Elementary School. She and her husband, Bob, were most supportive of all the Cobbs School activities.
    My sincere sympathy and condolences go out Mary, William and to the whole Pierce family and close friends.
    Sincerely and respectfully submitted,
    Marty Lindquist Burke

  • God bless Peggy in her heavenly transition and comfort Betsy, Rob, and their families with treasured memories, faith to meet again, and endless Love. Will always remember our overnight camping at Ashland Nature Center with my class (Betsy’s group). Fun memories of card playing after the kids were settled and Bob and Peggy cooking pancakes for the crew the next morning 🥰 🙏❤️

  • My condolences to you & your family. Many memories of Peggy in high school & the love she had for dancing!

  • Mary and Family:

    Lisa Marie and I send our sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother. Our hearts are torn by the sadness you are experiencing. Prayers offer some comfort, but knowing she is with her beloved husband and experiencing no pain is a great sense of relief. We will continue to pray for you and yours,and know you are loved from Colorado!!

  • Condolences and Prayers go out to the family. Peggy was such a nice person. She’s now with the love of her life. Fly with the angels my friend!

  • So sorry to hear about Peg’s passing. Prayers to you and your family.

  • My condolences to the family.
    Many fond memories. I still have the baseball Christmas tree ornaments that she gave to me.

  • She will be greatly missed. Always loved seeing her when she came into the office. She always talked about her family!