Melba Maguire

Obituary of Melba Maguire

~~Melba E. Maguire, 93, “Dolly” of Mays Landing, NJ formerly of Philadelphia, Pa passed away, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Royal Suites of Galloway, NJ.

 Mrs. Maguire was born October 21, 1923 in Philadelphia, PA where she had lived most of her life and spent her summers on the beach in Ventnor, NJ. She is the daughter of the late Frank and Mabel (Linline) Pelligrino.

She was the Owner of Yarn Boutique in Philadelphia, Pa and had been a longtime Knitting Instructor at Hatboro High School night school. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, avid Bridge player and Phillies fan.

She was predeceased by her husband: Charles Maguire.

She is survived by two daughters: CharLee (Steven) Sternberger of Ocean City, NJ and Marcia (Thomas) Whiteside of Leeland, NC, four grandchildren: Todd (Dennie) Whiteside, Tyler (Nicole) Whiteside, Melissa (Seth) Pashley, Adam (wife Elizabeth McCabe) Sternberger and seven great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11 o’clock at Church Of The Resurrection Of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 200 West Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, NJ where friends may call from 10 o’clock until time of Mass.

Burial will be private.

 Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children’s Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or