Cynthia Morgenroth Slegel of Southern Shores, Dec. 27

By on December 30, 2017

Cynthia Morgenroth Slegel, 82, of Southern Shores, NC died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Born in Newark, NJ on April 28, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Edna E. Wuner Morgenroth and William Morgenroth.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Louis Slegel.

Cynthia was a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, serving her community as a teacher and school principal. When she moved to the Outer Banks, she worked for the Dare County Visitors Bureau specifically at the Aycock Brown Welcome Center in Kitty Hawk. A member of All Saints Episcopal Church, she was involved in the prayer shawl group. Cynthia was also a member of Duck Woods Country Club.

Cynthia is survived by her two sons, Jonathan Slegel and his wife Miha; Gary Doran and his wife Geralyn; daughter, Lisa Hummel and her husband John; five grandchildren, Ethan Slegel, Dylan Lee, Kaitlyn Doran, Gary Doran, Jr., and Amy Doran; and great-grandson, Gary R. Doran III.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at All Saints Episcopal Church with Rev. Thomas Wilson officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives for a gathering at Duck Woods Country Club following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to All Saints School Scholarship Fund, 40 Pintail Trail, Southern Shores, NC 27949.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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