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Margaret E. LaGrange

December 31, 2012
The Leader Herald

Margaret E. LaGrange, age 95, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville, after a brief illness.

She was born August 27, 1917, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Oliver M. and Lea Swart Scott.

She was a graduate of Gloversville High School.

Mrs. LaGrange was employed in local glove shops until she was married and then assisted her husband with the operation of their dairy farm. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, riding her tractor and taking care of the lawn, reading and being the caregiver to foster children for over 30 years.

On June 24, 1939, she was united in marriage to Gordon LaGrange who passed away on January 14, 2000.

Survivors include her daughter Barbara LaGrange Kirk of Johnstown, one son Mark (Margaret) LaGrange of Fonda; six grandchildren Stephen Savage, Michael LaGrange, Lee LaGrange, Toby LaGrange, Jenise LaGrange and Karen Longfritz; six great grandchildren, nieces, nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by three brothers and a grandson Christopher Savage.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc. 215 East Main Street, Johnstown.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday prior to the service from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Fern Dale Cemetery, Johnstown.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville, N.Y. 12078.

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