Maggie Sue Glenister Wilcox, 5

Maggie Sue Glenister Wilcox
Maggie Sue Glenister Wilcox

“Our darlin’ Maggie Sue Glenister Wilcox, 5, of New Haven, New York, left this world to dance with the angels on Sunday, August 14, 2011 while at Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse, New York. Maggie lived with her parents, David and Julie (Glenister) Wilcox; one brother, Mason and one sister, Madalynn.

Maggie was predeceased by her grandfather “Grampie” Donald L. Wilcox of New Haven; great grandparents Ken and Clara Glenister of New Haven; Margaret and Barney Perry of Syracuse and Martha “Grammie Sue” Batchelor of Boonville, Missouri.

In addition to her parents and siblings, Maggie is survived by her grandparents, John “Papa” and Sherry “Gaga” Glenister and Barbara “Mema” Wilcox, all of New Haven; her aunts and uncles, Johnny Glenister, Donna “Aunt Sissy” Wilcox, Michael “Unc” and Karen “Auntie K” Wilcox, all of New Haven; Sammie “Aunt Samuel” Wilcox of Phoenix and Jimmy and Nicole “Pickle” (Wilcox) O’Reilly of Mexico; her God parents, Brian von Holtz and Andrea Searles, both of New Haven; numerous great aunts, uncles, cousins and many loving friends.

Calling Hours for family and close friends will be held on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 from 3-7 p.m. at Nelson Funeral Home; 11 West Albany Street, Oswego, New York. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m. at the First Congregational Church on Route 104 in New Haven. Reverend Vivian Summerville will officiate the service.

In lieu of flowers, we are asking for donations to be made in Maggie Sue’s name to be used for the betterment of the New Haven Elementary School Library and play ground. Donations may be sent to John and Sherry Glenister, c/o New Haven Post Office, New Haven, New York.

We ask that our tremendous loss of Maggie Moo bring about awareness of the significant and imminent danger regarding the EEE (Eastern Equine Encephalitis) virus and that actions be taken to prevent this tragedy from happening again.

Rest in peace, baby girl; forever in our hearts, minds and souls. We love you all heart to the moon and back and to infinidedey and beyond.”


  1. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with Maggie “Moo” and your family.

  2. My prayers go up to God for your family and your darling Maggie Sue:) God bless and comfort you all at this time..

  3. I am so very sorry for your loss. I imagine there is no pain more far reaching and deeper than losing a child. Keep the faith and keep believing even when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. My love and my prayers are with you at this most difficult time. God Bless

  4. Our hearts our heavy with sadness at the loss of your little angel. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. One of Earth’s most beautiful and most loved Angels has “left us” to be with Our Father in Heaven. There she is at peace and happy again and as she awaits the arrival of her loved ones she watches over them as their guardian angel. May you find peace in knowing this and may it help you through the heartbreak and loss. My heart goes out to the family and I keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I am sure Little Maggie is Proud that you “made a difference” in the decision to spray in Oswego County. Here’s praying that this decision saves others. I am sure Maggie is smiling down on you and happy that the world will have Less of those nasty Skittoes. May God Keep You All Cradled in His Loving Arms and help you to cope. May your many heart warming memories help bring smiles and happiness to you and keep her alive in your hearts forever. God Bless.

  6. Just another stranger with heart felt sympathy to your family…may lil’ Maggie rest in eternal peace. Bless you lil’ one.

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