Margaret “Peggy” Lytle of New London

Margaret “Peggy” Lytle, 88, of New London, died Sunday, Jan. 13, at her residence. She was the wife of Donald F. Lytle, with whom she shared 67 years

Born in West Grove, she was the daughter of the late George Reburn and the late Minnie Wilson Reburn.

Margaret “Peggy” Lytle

Peggy was a member of the New London Methodist Church.

She met her husband Donald at a square dance and after marriage, she traveled with him to Texas and Alaska during his time in the military.

She was a homemaker but had previously worked at Continental Fiber in Newark, and later became a farmer’s wife working with her husband

She enjoyed singing in her church choir, reading, flower gardening, bird watching, growing pumpkins and strawberries and delivering eggs to customers. She also enjoyed being with her family and friend, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Donna Triboletti of Colora, Md.; two sons, William “Billy” Lytle and his significant other Maryellen McCarthy of Peoria, Ariz. and David Lytle and his wife Barbara of New London; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by one brother, James Reburn.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the old New London Presbyterian Church, 1986 Newark Road (Route 896), New London. Her funeral service will follow at 11. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to Willow Tree Hospice, 616 East Cypress Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348

To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit

Arrangements by the Foulk Funeral Home, West Grove.

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