MARGARET MINCH VAN METER, 73, of Moorestown, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly.

Mrs. Van Meter was the widow of Dr. Ralph Van Meter. She was a graduate of Douglass College, Class of 1941, and had worked at the Philadelphia Free Library, Temple University Library, Library of Pennsylvania Hospital and the Moorestown Free Library. For many years, Mrs. Van Meter was a volunteer at the Moorestown Friends Meeting Library. She was a member and past president of the Burlington County Medical Auxiliary, an associate member of the Curtis Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly and a member of the Corporation of Friends Hospital in Philadelphia.

Mrs. Van Meter was a member of the Moorestown Free Library Association and the Moorestown Historical Society and for 18 years was a member of the School Committee of the Moorestown Friends School. She also was a life member of the Green Mountain Club in Montpelier, Vt.

Survivors: a son, Laurence R. of Newtown, Pa.; two daughters, Janice V. Stavenick of Westfield and Gretchen V. Rector of Moorestown; six grandchildren, and a brother, Edwin L. of Manchester, Conn.

Services: memorial, 2 p.m. Saturday, Moorestown Friends Meeting House, Main Street, Moorestown; burial, private. Lewis Funeral Home, Moorestown.


From: The Philadelphia Inquirer, PA - August 1, 1990


The material on the site is intended for free personal, non-commercial use. Commercial use of any of the materials presented on these pages is prohibited. Please do not consider any information on this site as a primary source, all data should be verified by you, the researcher. If you encounter any problems or have a question/correction, you can Email me at Scott Van Metre