Margaret (Chambers) Osborne
September 22, 1939 - November 7, 2021
Margaret (Chambers) Osborne, age 82, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7, 2021.
Born in Dromore, County Down, Ireland on September 22, 1939, she was a daughter of the late William John and Florence (McCarrol) Chambers. Margaret started her life in the United States in the1950’s arriving aboard the SS America.
Margaret’s enjoyment and what kept a smile on her face was spending time with her family, gardening and having early morning breakfasts while camping at the beach. She never turned down an offer of wine and good conversation by the campfire, especially if there was the possibility for the option of some chocolate. These are the memories she wanted her grandchildren and great grandchildren to cherish.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Robert “Bob” Osborne; and brothers, Hugo Chambers and Billy Chambers. Margaret is survived by her siblings, Ernest Chambers of Australia, Robert Chambers of Australia, Florence Osborne of Wilmington; daughters; Florence Monroe (Kevin) of Montana and Margaret Gin Doloughan of New Castle; step-sons, Robert Osborne (Rebecca Williams), Paul Osborne (Donna), and Jack Osborne (Judy); 6 grandchildren, James Doloughan (Jamie Rapacciuolo), Megan Hughes, Sean Osborne (Lori), Michael Osborne (Stephanie), Joseph Osborne, and Brandon Osborne (Sara); and 11 great-grandchildren, Kendal Guinan, Logan Doloughan, Lexi Osborne, Mallory Hughes, Myles Osborne, Savannah Osborne, Morgan Doloughan, Jackson Osborne, Ace Osborne, Bobby Osborne, and Charlotte Osborne.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 4 pm on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. A committal service will be held at 10 am on Thursday, November 18, 2021, in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.