February 19, 1920 – January 21, 2020
GUGLIA, Margaret I., 99, a former shoe inspector for the Bostonian Shoe Company, died January 21st, at Sentara Hospital in Woodbridge, VA. The cause was complications from a fall resulting in the fracture of two ribs incurred at Harbor Chase, a senior residence in Woodbridge, VA.
Mrs. Guglia was born Margaret I. Lombard in Brockton on February 19, 1920. Growing up in Whitman, she attended Whitman schools until her sophomore year when her mother removed her from school to help support the family during the depression. At sixteen she married Frank Jennings. They divorced in 1950 and Margie married John Guglia in 1951. John died in 1961.
From 1949 to 1982 Margie worked for the Regal Shoe Company and the Bostonian Shoe Company. She held various positions from stamper to inspector. After Margie retired from the shoe business she moved to Pocasset in 1982. She enjoyed her retirement years rooting for the Red Sox and Patriots. During the summer months she would entertain various relatives and friends during their visits to Cape Cod. She enjoyed reading newspapers.
Margie is survived by her son Robert Jennings and his wife Peg of Woodbridge, VA; granddaughter Sheila Ganino and her husband Tony of Azusa, CA; great granddaughters Alyssa Ganino of Blacksburg, VA and Haley Ganino of Azusa, CA; nephew Rob Lombard and his wife Rosemary of Westfield, NJ; niece Taggy Heister and her husband Bob of Lexington, KY.
A burial will be held on Wednesday June 3rd at 11 a.m. at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, Mass. Relatives and friends will meet at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 Macarthur Blvd., Bourne, Mass., between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with a service to be held at 10:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home.
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