Margaret Testa Branton, 92, of Dover, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2009. 


    Margaret Testa Branton, 92, of Dover, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2009.

    Born and raised in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John and Philomena Testa.

    Mrs. Branton enjoyed reading, traveling and movies. She was a talented and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Branton, whom she married in April 1935; all of her nine siblings; and a son-in-law, Arthur Clements.

    Mrs. Branton is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Susan Clements of Portland, Maine and Phyllis and Dr. Gary Lytle of Dover; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

    Interment was in the Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Philadelphia.

    Memorial contributions in Mrs. Branton’s name may be made to Birthright of Delaware, 1311 N. Scott St., Wilmington, DE 19806.

    Funeral arrangements were by Michael J. Ambruso Funeral Director Inc. Dover.

    Letters of condolence may be forwarded to ambruso@aol.com.