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Margaret A. (Volk) Penn

August 10, 1928 - September 18, 2021

Margaret A. (Volk) Penn, age 93, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE on August 10, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Mary Jane (Ramsey) Volk. Margaret worked as a payroll administrator for the State of Delaware. In her spare time, she could often be found gardening or creating beautiful floral arrangements. Margaret will always be remembered for her kind spirit and lending a helping hand whenever it was needed. Above all, she was devoted to her family and cherished time spent with them.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her brothers, James Volk and Charles “Chick” Volk. She is survived by her children, Susan M. Duck of Nassau, Michael J. Penn, Sr. (Claudia), Andrew F. Penn, and Nancy E. Penn (Michael), all of New Castle; grandchildren, Mike, Jr., Emily, Nicolas, Angeline, and Dalton; and great grandchildren, Cheyenne, Cameron, Malachi, and Gabriel.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret’s memory to The Salvation Army of Delaware, PO Box 308, Wilmington, DE 19899 or online by clicking here, Catholic Charities USA, 2050 Ballenger Avenue, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314 or online by clicking here, or Boys Town, PO Box 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010 or online by clicking here.

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7 Guestbook messages for Margaret A. (Volk) Penn

  • Dear Sue, Mike, Andy and Nancy,

    So dad to learn of your Mom’s passing. She was a wonderful person. Now she is at peace and dancing in heaven with her departed family members.

    Love to all,
    Mary Jane

  • you are in god’s hands now.

  • Gid..you are my guardian Angel and I will never forget how sweet and kind you were and how you helped everyone anyway you could. You are missed and loved dearly. Rest in peace Angel and put in a good word for me😇❤😍😘love Denise

  • Mom mom you have been an awesome grandmother. You were there when I was sick or wanted to talk to, and solved problems when I needed help. You were also a fun babysitter when you took me, Angie, Dalton, and Nick to the local parks and when you did small trips with us. You always loved to treat us with goodies. We had fun with you when you cooked and baked anything, especially around holidays dipping Easter Eggs or baking cookies around Thanksgiving and Christmas! I will never forget all those wonderful memories. You are with your brothers now. Go in peace with Jesus. Love you always mom mom.

  • Susan. Mike ,Andy and Nancy My Heart goes out to each one of you. Words can’t explain the hurt in my heart. We all had a lot of good times growing up Gene. Our parents were one of a kind. Momma Penn was the last one standing. Now there all gone and we are left here to live without them. We will and time doesn’t make it better it just lets you to live the lost of your, our mom’s.. Luv for you all be safe and remember She’s watching…XXOO

  • Aunt Margaret I know your up there with Uncle Chichie and Uncle Jimmy. Probably just having a good time with family and friends. Love Fred

  • Will miss you Aunt Margaret. Especially our talks, thanks for always being there. Now you can be with my mom Betty and have that coffee and those sweet donuts. Rsp