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Margaret T. Roberts

October 2, 1936 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Margaret Roberts Obituary

Margaret T. Roberts, age 87, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2024.

Margaret was born and raised in Wilmington, DE. She graduated from Wilmington High School and spent a few years employed at W.T. Grants. In her later years, she served as a New Castle County Crossing Guard, a job she enjoyed greatly. She then worked in the front office at the Newark Dental Associates until her retirement.

Peggy enjoyed watching football, reading, and collecting and sharing recipes. In her younger years, she loved to play the slot machines at Delaware Park. She also took her religious studies very seriously in that she dedicated time daily to reading and studying the Bible. She used to often host Bible studies in her home as well.

Along with her parents, Reynolds Pantuliano and Mary (Vitalo) Johnson, she was predeceased by her husband, Robert H. Roberts, Jr. Peggy is survived by her two sons and their spouses, Kevin Roberts (Lorraine) of Kennett Square, PA and Thomas Roberts (Donna) of Tucson, AZ; her four grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, February 16, 2024 from 10AM-11AM at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. A funeral service will begin at 11AM. Interment to follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Margaret’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, stjude.org.

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Friday
February 16, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Funeral Service
Friday
February 16, 2024

11:00 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Interment following funeral service
Friday
February 16, 2024

Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: https://www.stjude.org/

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