Margaret L. Dale

January 22, 1929 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 91)

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Margaret L. Dale, 91, a longtime resident of Harrington DE, passed away at Kent General Hospital, Dover on June 3, 2020. Margaret was born in Harrington, the daughter of the late Theodore and Muriel Rifenburg. She worked at Milford Memorial Hospital in Respiratory Care then at L.D. Caulk in Milford as a supervisor for many years before retiring. She was a former member of the Harrington Baptist Church. Margaret was a God loving woman, who loved to read her Bible and enjoyed watching evangelists minister on her television every week. Margaret loved her family and loved to dote on her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren every chance she could get. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son Raymond Dale, Jr.; two grandchildren Jimmy Simpler and Chris Carter; a sister Loretta Brown and a brother Frank Rifenburg.

She is survived by four sons Kerry, Rickey, David, and Kevin Dale, two daughters Gloria Nye and Trena Carter, a brother Ralph Rifenburg; 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson.

Graveside services will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Hollywood Cemetery, Milford Harrington Highway, Harrington, DE. in compliance with COVID-19 regulations.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions either to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or to Compassionate Care Hospice, making check out to Amedisys Foundation, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA  70816. Arrangements by McKnatt, Carpenter & Baker Funeral Home, Harrington, DE. Letters of condolence may be shared with the family at


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Graveside Service
June 9, 2020

12:00 PM
Hollywood Cemetery, Milford

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