Margaret Anne (McGowan) Buckson
February 8, 1940 - October 21, 2018
Margaret Anne (McGowan) Buckson, age 78, of St. Georges, DE passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Born in Elkton, MD on February 8, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Charlie Lee and Dellie Emma (Williamson) McGowan. Margaret made her career as a secretary with the Colonial School District, retiring after 35 years of dedicated service.
In her leisure time, Margaret enjoyed gardening, reading, antiquing and decorating. She was a woman of strong faith and a longtime member of the St. Georges United Methodist Church. Above all, she loved and adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her first husband, Arthur William Wallendorf; second husband, Newlin Reeves Buckson; son, Newlin Buckson III; brothers, Charles McGowan and Robert McGowan; and sisters, Helen McGowan and Shirley Kite. She is survived by her children, Karen Rollo (Joseph Jr.), Mark Buckson (Deanna), Leslie Allshouse (Allen), Randy Wallendorf (Jen), Lisa Scarola (Frank) and Jennifer Buckson; brother, Barney McGowan (Brenda); grandchildren, Courtney (Shawn), Brian (Domenica), Mark Jr. (Holly), Carly, Julia, David (Kierstyn), Thomas, Marissa, Amanda, Alexis, Patrick, Dominick and Nikalus; great grandchildren, Abigail, Liam, Sabrina, Joshua, Gabriella and Vincenza; special nephew, Chuckie McGowan (Jenna); and many other nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 11 am on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in St. Georges Cemetery, Kirkwood-St. Georges Road, St. Georges, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43214.