Kathleen Magazu

Published 10:40 am Saturday, November 8, 2014

FREDERICA, DEL.—Kathleen Magazu passed away peacefully surrounded by family at her home on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. She was 87.

She was born on July 7, 1927, in Wallace, North Carolina, and spent a large part of her childhood in Franklin, Virginia, where she was a member of the choir and well known for her vocal skills in which she performed at many social gatherings and public affairs.

Mrs. Magazu was a dedicated mother and homemaker.

She was a member of the Episcopal Church of Clarksboro, New Jersey, for 10 years, where she was a member of the church member association and organized church events and meals.

She attended Longwood University in Virginia, and was lead Avon representative for her region for many years.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Frank Magazu Sr.; her son, Frank Magazu Jr. and his wife, Jane, of Millville, New Jersey; her daughter, Anna Jean Toms and her husband, Ronald, of Frederica; grandchildren, Kim White and her husband, Keith, of Magnolia, Frank Magazu III and his wife, Lisa, of Millville, Robert Loth of Jacksonville, Florida, George and Cori Couler of Millville; great-grandchildren, Keith and Alyssa White, Alyssa Magazu, Dana Coulter, Katie, Doug Jones, Allie and Garrett Coulter; brothers, William Blankenship and his wife, Lena, and Earl D. Blankenship and his wife, Renee; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral was at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, in Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Rd. (Rt.10), Dover. Interment was in the Milford Community Cemetery.

Letters of condolences may be sent and guest book signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.