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Mrs Margaret Louise Bridgman McDermott

Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 6 Dec 2010 (aged 87)
Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 62710208 · View Source
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WOODBURY — Mrs. Margaret Louise McDermott, 87, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at Apple Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of William J. McDermott.

Mrs. McDermott was born April 18, 1923, in Greenfield, Mass., daughter of the late Edward and Alyce (Byors) Bridgman. She had resided in North Syracuse, N.Y., for 30 years, and had resided in the Woodbury area since 1982. While in Massachusetts, she had belonged to an ice skating club. Eventually, she joined the Ice Capades, where she skated for seven years. After leaving the Ice Capades, she taught ice skating for several years. While living in North Syracuse, N.Y., she worked in the Allen Road Elementary School Library. She also had worked in the Middlebury Public Library here in Connecticut.

Besides ice skating, Mrs. McDermott enjoyed reading, antiquing, baking, and spending time with her family and friends. She was a wonderful daughter, mother, sister and wife. She was kind and generous in spirit. Everyone who knew her loved this incredible woman.

Besides her husband of 62 years, she leaves a son, William J. McDermott Jr. of Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter, Anne Schack of New York City, N.Y.; a sister, Dorothy Darrah of Woodbury; two grandchildren, Elizabeth Anne Schack and Joseph Bridgman Schack; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Nielson.

A funeral blessing will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel, Hawthorne, N.Y. Burial will follow. Friends may call the Southbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere, 235 Main St. North, on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.

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