Margaret E. McCarns
July 9, 1921 - September 14, 2018
Margaret E. McCarns, age 97, of Wilmington, DE and formerly of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 14, 2018.
Born in Wilmington, DE on July 9, 1921, she was the daughter of the late George D. and Mary A. (Collins) Marvel. Margaret worked for Christina School District as a cafeteria worker for 23 years, retiring in 1984.
She enjoyed flower gardening, bird watching, completing crossword puzzles and loved dogs. Margaret faithfully attended Evangelical Presbyterian Church and was a member of their WIC Club. She was a member of the National Association for Family and Community Education and the Newark Senior Center.
In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Williams McCarns; daughter, Shar Thomas; and daughter-in-law, Paula McCarns. She is survived by her children, Charles W. “Bill” McCarns, Jr., Gerald W. McCarns (Janet), Rosemarie Nardozzi (James) and Loey McCarns Nass (Curt); 10 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret’s name to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 30 S. 17th St #800, Philadelphia, PA 19103.