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Margaret M. (Olewinski) Wertz

January 30, 1930 ~ January 17, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Margaret Wertz Obituary

Margaret Wertz, age 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, a couple weeks shy of her 93rd, birthday.

She was born in Wilmington, DE, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Carroll) Olewinski and was a graduate of St. Elizabeth’s grade school and high school. Margaret remained a devout parishioner for her entire life, sponsoring various scholarships at the school and other organizations.

Margaret worked as a secretary for the Veteran Administration Office in Elsmere, retiring in 1985 at the age of 55.

She was an avid animal lover and bird watcher; loved to cross-stitch; and always had a dog by her side.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles, in 2004.

She is survived by her cousin, Joanne and her husband, Pat, with whom she lived for many years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30am on Monday, January 23, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Church, 809 S. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19805. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Elizabeth’s Church at the address referenced above.


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Mass of Christian Burial
January 23, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Elizabeth Church
Cedar and S. Clayton Streets
Wilmington, DE 19805

Interment following Mass
January 23, 2023

Cathedral Cemetery
2400 Lancaster Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805


St. Elizabeth Parish
809 S. Broom Street, Wilmington DE 19805
Tel: 1-302-652-3626


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