Margaret Withiam

Margaret J. Withiam

Friday, October 28th, 1921 - Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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Margaret J. (Wilson) Withiam
Age 97, of Horseheads, NY, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY. Margaret was born on October 28, 1921, in Elmira, NY, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Helen (Ruff) Wilson. Margaret was a machinist at the Eclipse plant in Elmira Heights, NY, during WWII. She retired as head cook from Horseheads Central School District in 1981 with 25+ years of employment. Margaret was predeceased by her beloved Jack in 2005 after 63 years of marriage, sister Anna Mae (Gunshaw) (1989), and brother Lawrence Jr. (1924). She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Jo Ann and Robert Royer of Abilene, KS; son and daughter-in-law, James and Beverly Withiam of Johnstown, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Jack Jr. and Lynda Withiam of Greenwich, CT; daughter and son-in-law, Carol and James Scott, Jr. of Horseheads, NY; grandchildren, Lori (Brian) Kelsall, Christopher Scott, Erin Hunter (Bryan) Bennett, Wilson, Garrett, Hannah, and Andrew Withiam; three great-grandchildren, Allison and Brianna Kelsall, and Michael Scott; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Family and friends will be received at Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY, 607-739-2035 on Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 4-7 p.m. Margaret's Funeral Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, April 5, 2019, at 10 a.m. with Pastors Elwyn Patrick and Bob Russell officiating. Interment will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Margaret may do so through memorials to the Community Wesleyan Church Building Fund, 2095 Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY 14845. Condolences and words of comfort may be expressed in Margaret’s Book of Memories at
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 4th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, April 4th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Sullivan's Funeral Home
    365 E. Franklin Street
    Horseheads, New York 14845
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  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Friday, April 5th, 2019 10:00am
    Sullivan's Funeral Home
    365 E. Franklin Street
    Horseheads, New York 14845
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Elwyn Patrick
    Pastor Bob Russell
  • Interment

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 |
    Friday, April 5th, 2019
    Maple Grove Cemetery
    715 Broad St.
    HORSEHEADS, NY 14845
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    At the convenience of the family.


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Eugenea Johnson

Posted at 11:59am
My sweet sweet "SASSY"! Your spunk and boldness always put a smile in my heart and will remember you like that! What joy you brought to those around and we couldn't help but smile and love you back. Without a doubt we know you are in Jesus loving arms.
Eugenea Johnson

Steve & Mindy Hudson

Posted at 07:40am
Steve and I extend our deepest sympathies to all who loved Margaret. We will always remember her as a sweet, compassionate, Christian woman. Heaven as received a beautiful angel. God bless, Steve and Mindy Hudson

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