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Marguerite (Nixon) Pragg

December 6, 1933 - October 9, 2018


Marguerite (Nixon) Pragg, age 84, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

Born in Chester, PA, and raised in Newport, DE, on December 6, 1933, she was a daughter of the late George H. and Margaret (Porter) Nixon. Marguerite dedicated her life to her family as a talented homemaker. She was an avid reader, enjoyed trips to Lancaster and spending time at the beach. Of all her passions, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren the most.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, David Rogers; sister, Joyce Remedio; and granddaughter, Amy Spicer. Marguerite is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, William C. Pragg; children, Nancy Sammons (Glendon), Alfred Rogers (Linda), William M. Pragg, Carl J. Pragg (Cheryl), Robert W. Pragg (Sheila) and Marie A. Collins; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.

A gathering for family and friends will be held from 1 PM until 2 PM on Tuesday afternoon, October 16, 2018, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE 19711, where a memorial service will be held at 2 PM. Interment will be held privately in Sharon Hills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Children’s Cancer Foundation, 5570 Sterrett Pl #204, Columbia, MD 21044.

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12 Guestbook messages for Marguerite (Nixon) Pragg

  • My Mother will be greatly missed. She worked very hard in raising us children and never once did I ever hear her complain about anything. She was a very good cook and she kept a very clean home.May the LORD KEEP HER NOW & MAY SHE REST IN PEASE . LOVE YOU MOM

  • To cousin Bill and all of the families, I send my thoughts and prayers. Linda Hudock Bundick

  • Many years of friendship, you will be surely missed

  • Tinkie is a Beautiful Lady she was very special to me and her grandchildren. We will miss her dearly. Blessing of comfort and peace to Pop Pop Bill and the rest of her family. Love Barbie

  • Pop, We are so sorry and sad to hear of the passing of Tinkie. She was such a beautiful , warm, loving person. It was always a pleasure to come to your home and visit, She was such a wonderful Grandmother and showed so much love to Kali. She had a way of making her feel so special and Kali loved it. I’m sad for Kali not to have her anymore because she truly was a blessing in her life. I know we never got over there enough to see you guys but we sure enjoyed all the times we did. Prayers to you to find comfort and peace in the days ahead. She will be greatly missed by many people. Love, Sharon (Kali’s grandmother,)

  • Peggy was a sweetheart,we had some great times together Bill,Joe and I have had a lot of memories,she was more than a sister in law she was also my best friend,may she Rest In Peace,until we meet in heaven ❤️❤️

  • Ty friends and family for the prayers of the passing of my mom, to a wonderful mom ,she was indeed a wonderful women to my dad and all us children ,but wondering ,what she doing now , is she arguing with her granddaughter Amy or is Amy arguing with her ,or are they reading notes they left to comfort us that everything is taking care of or saying just remember them as loving and caring and that they are in the land of glory and waiting for us to all be reunited ! Miss you ,love you Rest In Peace

  • Peggy was a lot of fun I have a lot great memories of her. My she rest in peace. My thoughts are with the family

  • Mom Mom has her girls back – look for 3 bright shining stars in the sky – they will always be watching over us! Sending love and prayers to the Rogers and Pragg family during this sad time. Love, Patti

  • Sara,Joe,your brother,and family.I am sorry, and send my condolences.I pray the Lord be with you at this time.

  • We are so sorry for the lost of your mother. She was a lovely lady. Ken and I remember visiting her and Bill. She is with God and your beautiful daughter Amy. May God comfort you and your family.
    Sorry, I won’t be able to attend the service. I’m leaving for Naples, Florida Tuesday morning. I have to get out of here. My son death is the 14 th and I can’t handle being here. I have to get away. It is 6 years since I lost him.
    I know how you feel too. Ken is going to try to come to the service.

    Love you and God bless you and your family.

  • Pop, my heart is with you and the family. God bless tinky and may she rest in peace. She always made me laugh with the funny conversations we had. Much love sent to you, love Vicky
    ( Carl Jr.s mom)