Margaret Bernardo

Margaret Mary "Peggy" Bernardo (Merritt)

Sunday, February 28th, 1932 - Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Margaret Mary Bernardo “Peggy”, age 88 of Wilmington Delaware passed away on Wednesday, September 23 in the early morning at Seasons Hospice.

Born in Wilmington Delaware, Margaret was the daughter of the late Hillary and Elizabeth Merritt.

Margaret was a homemaker for 64 years. She loved spending time with family and friends. She loved the beach, reading, going to pow-wows and watching classic TV.

Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Dominic Bernardo Sr.; son, Dominic Bernardo Jr., daughter, Debbie Abrams; grandchildren, Tammy Webb (Cedric), Joseph Bernardo (Shelbie), Kendra A Bernardo, Heather Walker (Nate) and great-granddaughter, Kelis Webb; sister, Shirley Ferris; brothers, Charles Merritt and Raymond Merritt (OJ); brother-in-law, Paul Bernardo (Arlene); and a host of nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 4 from 4-6 pm at Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home, 1400 Kirkwood Hwy. Wilmington, DE 19805. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, October 5 at 11am at St Elizabeth Church, 809 S. Broom St. Wilmington, DE 19805. Interment will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Seasons Hospice in Christiana Hospital.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 4th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, October 4th, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home
    1400 Kirkwood Hwy.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
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  • Service

    Monday, October 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Monday, October 5th, 2020 11:00am
    St. Elizabeth R. C. Church
    809 S. Broom St.
    WILMINGTON, DE 19805
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  • Interment

    Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    2465 Chesapeake City Rd.
    BEAR, DE 19701
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Kelly McClain & family and Patrick, Janet, Dana and Kathy sent flowers to the family of Margaret Mary "Peggy" Bernardo (Merritt).
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Kelly McClain & family

Posted at 06:09pm
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Patrick, Janet, Dana and Kathy

Posted at 03:38pm
Dominic - Our thoughts are with you and your family. Whatever we can do to support you during this difficult time, we are here. With much love -
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Diane Carver

Posted at 11:50am
I have so many fond memories with Aunt Peggy. She was a wonderful, loving, caring lady. No matter who you were, she always left with a "God bless & stay safe". I'd even say that was her 'motto. I will miss her terribly. Loving niece & God child, Diane Carver

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