Margaret Maulbeck
04/14/1924 - 11/19/2016

Margaret Mary Maulbeck

Loving Mother, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother

Margaret Mary Maulbeck was born on April 14, 1924. She was the middle child of three children of Mary and Frederick Behling. She was a lifelong New Jersey resident living her childhood mostly in her beloved “the Oranges.” She graduated from our Lady of the Valley HS and soon after married Benedict Maulbeck on December 17, 1949. During their marriage of over 50 years, they had eight children and lived in Summit for almost the entire time. Margaret dedicated herself to being a homemaker and creating a contented household for her family, She also participated in many volunteer activities for her church, St Teresa of Avila, and was always available for baby-sitting for a number of families in the neighborhood of which gave both her and the children great joy.

Margaret’s older brother, Frederick, died while serving in the armed forces in World War II however her younger sister Frances survives her.

Her husband Benedict died in 2003 at the age of 76. In addition, Margaret’s two daughters, Theresa and Mary, are also deceased. Her six son and their spouses, Carl & Janet, Peter & Virginia, Martin & Deborah, Michael & Brenda, Gregor & Joan, and Mark & Lynn, live in the area. Margaret is also survived by her thirteen grandchildren, Benedict, David, Valerie, Joanna, Matthew, Ellen, Michael, Stephanie, Jason, Peter, Kelly, Robert,& Nicholas, and 2 great-grandchildren, Thomas & Grace, and her son in law Jeff.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 23 at 10:45 at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Summit, followed by internment at St Teresa’s Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday from 4 PM to 8 PM at Bradley, Brough, and Dangler Funeral Home, 299 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ. For further information or to send the family a condolence, please visit,

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