Marguerite M. Ellingwood, 73, of Sterling, died Monday at home.
Born in Oswego, she was a 51 year resident of Sterling. Marguerite was a member of Southwest Oswego United Methodist Church and the Loyal Order of the Moose in Oswego. She enjoyed gardening, traveling, sewing and volunteering at HannibalÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Fairley Elementary School, but most of all she enjoyed being a grandmother.
Marguerite was predeceased by her husband, Gordon R. Ellingwood, who died in 1990; sons, Harold E. Ellingwood, who died in 2000 and John H. Ellingwood, who died in 2005.
Surviving: two daughters, Lisa M. Ellingwood of Sterling and Mary A. Olsen of Hope Mills, NC; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; siblings, Doris Hass, Jack Conner, Shirley Brown, Helen Zukowski and Al Conner; several nieces and nephews.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. Spring burial will be at Springbrook Cemetery, Sterling. Calling hours are 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Finger Lakes A.S.P.C.A., 41 York Street, Auburn, 13021.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.