2011-08-18 / Obituaries


Margaret M. Chipchase (nee Stokes), age 91, of Wilmington, Del., died at the Arbors of New Castle on Friday, August 12, 2011.

Mrs. Chipchase was predeceased by her husband, George H. Chipchase, in 1999, and by her two sons and daughter. She is survived by three sisters— Anna Murphy of Spring Hill, FL; Frances Smith of Carmel; and Elizabeth Folchetti of Apex, NC; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, August 17th from 6 to 8 pm at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Thursday, August 18th at 10 am at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Rd., Wilmington, DE 19807.

Interment will take place Friday, August 19th at 11 am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church Cemetery in Brewster.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church. mccreryandharra.com

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