OGDENSBURG -- A Funeral Mass for Margaret W. Montgomery, age 90, of Franklin Street will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday (January 14, 2019) at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Entombment will follow at Foxwood Memorial Park.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday (January 13) from 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mrs. Montgomery passed away early Thursday morning (Jan 10) at the St. Joseph’s Nursing Home.
Surviving is her husband of 72 years, Joseph Montgomery of Ogdensburg; two sons, Lawrence & Lucille Montgomery of Ogdensburg and David & Mickie Montgomery of Concord NC; two daughters, Marcia & Joseph Derrigo of Ogdensburg and Paula & Derrick Miller of Syracuse; nine grandchildren, Lori & Craig Sibley of Heuvelton, Joseph & Andrea Montgomery of Rensselaer Falls, Larry Montgomery of Canton, Melissa & Scott Murray of NC, Melinda & Pete Hefti of NC, Jill & Lewis Alston of NC, Dawn Moore-Montgomery of NC, Joseph & Julia Derrigo of Chevy Chase, MD and Nicole Miller of VA; along with many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews & cousins.
Margaret was predeceased by her siblings Walter “Mickey” Mickens, Joan Mickens, Betty Powers, Jane Bresett and Catherine Roberts.
She was born on August 31, 1928 in Gouverneur, a daughter of the late Walter & Beatrice (Brayton) Mickens. She graduated from Philadelphia High School, and later married Joseph Montgomery on November 3, 1946.
Margaret was a stay at home wife and mother that raised four beautiful children and cared for her husband with love. She was a member of both the women’s bowling league and couples league in Ogdensburg for many years, a member of the Jaycee’s Organization and an active March of Dimes Volunteer. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling, shopping, playing cards, and eating at Phillips Diner.
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Joseph’s Nursing Home 950 Linden St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669 or the Ogdensburg Rescue Squad, 1223 Pickering St, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.
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