Margaret V. Morris, age 96, passed away on Tuesday April 24th, 2018 at Heartland Hospice House.
Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (Donahue) and George Distler. She was a graduate of J.W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School. She worked as a secretary at Frankford Arsenal for 14 years and for the Dean of the Graduate School at Princeton University for 31 years until her retirement at 74 years old. Margaret loved corresponding and would send cards to family and friends for every occasion. She drove her white Volkswagen Beatle to eat two meals a day at her favorite restaurant, Crossroads, until this past October.
Predeceased by her husband Daniel, Margaret is survived by her son, Thomas P. Morris (Joan) of Wilmington, DE; her daughter, Barbara D. Pferrer (David) of Nazareth, PA; her grandchildren, Coleen, Timothy, Nicholas, Melissa, Jessica, Patricia, Lauren, and Thomas; and her great-grandchildren, Morgan, Peyton, Matthew, Caitlin, Luca, William, Madeline, Ella, Leo, Lucas, Henry David, and Henry Chapin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE 19808 at 11AM, where friends and family are invited to a visitation beginning at 10AM, on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, Margaret was a cat lover so the family suggests contributions to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive Wilmington, DE 19804. Online condolences may be made at mealeyfuneralhomes.com