Marguerite E. Driscoll, 87

OSWEGO, NY – Marguerite E. Driscoll, 87, a resident of McWhorter Street, passed away on Tuesday December 25, 2012, at the Morningstar Care Center.

Born in Oswego, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Bartholomew) Woods and was a graduate of Oswego High School.

Marguerite E. Driscoll
Marguerite E. Driscoll

Marguerite was a nurse at Oswego Hospital, working in the Maternity Ward for more than 30 years.

She was a volunteer at Oswego Hospital and was a girl scout leader for many years.

Surviving are her two daughters, Mary Ann Goodman and Marguerite (John) DeSantis both of Oswego; three sisters, Helen Sorzickas of Oswego, Rosemary Driscoll of Syracuse and Ann Butera of Middlesex, NJ; three brothers, Raymond Woods, Thomas Woods and Jack Woods all of Oswego; four grandchildren, Andrea, Shannon, Brandon and Angelina; a great-grandson, Chase; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two sons, William Driscoll in 2000 and Donald Driscoll in 2012; and brothers and a sister.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. from St.Paul’s Church.

Burial will be in St.Peter’s Cemetery.

There are no calling hours.

Arrangements are in care of the Dowdle Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be be made to the Oswego Hospital Maternity Ward, 110 W. Sixth St., Oswego, NY 13126.