Margaret J. Gardner, 80

M argaret J. Gardner, 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2012, at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre in North Granville following a long illness.

She was born on Aug. 14, 1931, in Danby, Vt., the daughter of John Corey and Edna Ackley Corey.

Margaret was a member of the United Baptist Church of Poultney.  She was a former member of the Poultney Rescue Squad.

She was employed for General Electric Co. in Rutland for many years.

Her family and grandchildren were most important in her life.  Margaret enjoyed the eight years that she spent at Mountain View Commons in Granville where she had made many friends.

She is predeceased by her parents, her loving husband, William Gardner who passed away in 2000, and siblings, Violet Stone, Alice Pratt-Read, Betty Austin, John and Charles Corey.

Survivors include her son, Gary Gardner and his wife Karen of East Poultney, Vt., her three daughters, Diane Plumb and her husband Jack of Rutland, Vt., Penny Illsley and her husband John of Granville, and Holly Crandall and her husband Michael of Poultney, Vt.,  her grandchildren, Nicholas, Matthew, Mallery  and Heather Gardner, Laurie Cullens, Daniel, Nathen and Adam  Illsley, Meghan and Michael Crandall, great-grandchildren, J. T. and Jacob Cullen, Savannah , Kaytelynn , Natalie and Noah Illsley.  She is also survived by one brother, Robert Corey and his wife Millie of Pawlet, Vt., two sisters, Barbara Harrington and Sylvia Cramer of West Pawlet, Vt., and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were conducted on Saturday, March 10, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, N.Y.,  with the  Rev. Norma Drosky officiating.  Burial will take place in the spring in the Poultney Cemetery.

The family suggests that contributions be made in her memory to the flower fund at the Mountain View Commons, 82 Quaker St., Granville, NY  12832

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Sentinel in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Classifieds 07/23/14

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

Weekender 07/18/14

Northshire Freepress 07/18/14

Lakes Region Freepress 07/18/14

Lakes Classifieds – 07/18/14

Radio controlled air show coming to Fair Haven

The Rutland County RC Flyers will be hosting its annual ‘Fun Fly’ at the Fair Haven Municipal Airport on Saturday, […]

Rec Center busy in June

If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a […]

Officials advocate for lower speed limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit […]

Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of […]

Postal Service to Huletts Landing office hours

By Dan King In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying […]

Dresden to host townwide sale

The Town of Dresden will be hosting its first-ever town-wide yard sale this weekend. The inaugural yard sale will take […]