Margaret M. Pike 88

Margaret M. Pike 88 of The Oaks and a former resident of Skene Street, passed away on Sunday April 26th in the Fort Hudson Nursing Home following a short illness.

She was born on April 26, 1921 in Whitehall, the daughter of Frank and Ethel ( Jones) Gandrow.

On April 8, 1939 she married William F. Pike Sr.

She worked as a secretary for Washington County Probation office for many years and retired in 1986. She volunteered her time at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Whitehall helping with church suppers and altar preparations for church services. She loved to crochet and enjoyed crossword puzzles as a hobby and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Besides her parents she is predeceased by two brothers James Gandron and William Gandow, and two sisters Evelyn Plude and Ethel Gordon.

Survivors include two sons, William Pike Jr. and his wife MaryEllen of Hartford, Jerry Pike and his wife Gail of South Glens Falls; one daughter Janice Butterfield and her husband Tim of Queensbury; six grandchildren David Pike, Tonya Wright, Julie Pike, Kimberly Duggan, Jonathan Pike, and Lauren Butterfield; five great grandchildren Ethan Pike, Maya Duggan, Cedar Lim, Samantha Duggan and Jeffrey Duggan; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 30 at 1 p.m. at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall, with Rev. Wayne Bowers officiating.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday April 29th from 5 to 8 p.m.

Interment will follow in Greenmount Cemetery in Whitehall.

Family has suggested that contributions may be made to the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Co., Main Street, Whitehall, NY 12887 or the Fort Edward Rescue Squad.

 

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