Margaret E. Renz

Feb 8 1925
Aug 13 2021
96 Years
Christiana, Pennsylvania

Margaret E. Renz, 96, of Christiana, PA, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021, while under the care of Newport Meadows Nursing Home in Christiana, PA. She was the widow of Arthur W. Renz who died in 2015. They shared 72 years of marriage together. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late John T. Donohue and Freda Bartels Donohue.

Margaret was an area resident all her life. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Coatesville.

She is survived by three daughters: Peggy Arbuckle of Ephrata, Gail Murphy and husband Lloyd of Strasburg, and Janet Myer and husband Douglas of Strasburg, eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, six great great grandchildren, and two siblings, Jack Donohue of Honey Brook and Jean Devine also of Honey Brook and three nieces and one nephew.

Family and friends are invited to attend graveside services on Friday, August 20, 2021,  at 11:00 AM, the Fairview Cemetery, 786 Oak Street, Coatesville, PA, with visitation at the cemetery from 10:30 AM, to the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to WordUp Community Ministries, P.O. Box 517, Gap, PA, 17527.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg.  Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Aug 20 2021 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Fairview Cemetery


Sending prayers and sympathy for your loss.
Treasure all the wonderful memories she shared.
Your family was blessed to have her all this time❤️

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Sorry to hear of Peg's passing.  I always enjoyed the times I was able to stop and talk to her at her home on the porch with her big straw hat keeping the sun off her face.  .  She was such a nice lady.and she enjoyed that porch.  R.I.P. Peg.

Carol & Jack

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