OBITUARY

Margaret Mary Lemaster

May 18, 1928March 11, 2018

Margaret Mary Lemaster (nee Marchant), 89, of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, passed away on March 11, 2018.

Margaret was born in Cambridge, MA on May 18, 1928. She worked as a dancer, as well as working in retail and hotel management. She met her future husband at the Old Howard Theater in Boston, MA, where she danced her way in to his heart. She married Lt. Cdr. James L. Lemaster, USN Ret. on December 10, 1949 and they were married for 53 years before his death on July 25, 2003. She also worked with Sears for 30 years, the Econo Lodge and Best Westerns for 20 years.

Margaret was a member of the St. Paul’s Catholic Church’s St. Martha’s Circle. She enjoyed her life as a Navy wife with all the adventurous travel that came with it. In addition, she enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo, volunteering, and cooking. She was a compassionate person and anyone who met her, loved her. Her smile attracted everyone. Her passions were her faith in God, the Catholic Church, and most of all, her family.

Margaret was survived by four children; Frank D. Lemaster (Deborah Van Sack), Patricia A. Patton, Debra J. Egelston, and Kenneth J. Lemaster. In addition, she is survived by her eight grandchildren; Leeanne J. Lemaster, Frank D. Lemaster II, Kristie M. Vasconcellos (Jose II), David J. Egelston, Sean J. Braybrooks, Kenneth J. Lemaster II (Jessica) Ian B. Lemaster (Cecilia), Faren D. Lemaster (Savannah), 12 great-grandchildren, and loving nieces and nephews all over the country.

Funeral arrangements will be held at 2:00pm, March 17, 2018, at H. Warren Smith Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • Survived by four children; Frank D. Lemaster (Deborah Van Sack), Patricia A. Patton, Debra J. Egelston, and Kenneth J. Lemaster.

    In addition, she is survived by her eight grandchildren; Leeanne J. Lemaster, Frank D. Lemaster II, Kristie M. Vasconcellos (Jose II), David J. Egelston, Sean J. Braybrooks, Kenneth J. Lemaster II (Jessica) Ian B. Lemaster (Cecilia), Faren D. Lemaster (Savannah), 12 great-grandchildren, and loving nieces and nephews all over the country.

Services

  • Graveside Service Saturday, March 17, 2018
REMEMBERING

Margaret Mary Lemaster

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Donna collins

March 15, 2018

Margaret you will be missed! You were o so brave! It was so gratifying to take you to your appointments in tern helping family. RIP

Debra Egelston

March 15, 2018

Mom,

I miss you every minute of every day since you left to be with Daddy. Until we see each other again. I love you to the moon and back, always to the moon and back!!

Debra

Leeanne Lemaster

March 15, 2018

Grandma,
You were like a second mother to me growing up. I saw how much you loved Christian and it melted my heart. We love and miss you so much, so much! Not a day goes by that I don’t think about you. Until we meet again.
I love you!!
Leeanne
<3 <3 <3

Frank Lemaster

March 15, 2018

Mom
Thanks for everything, I hope your life was fantastic, as it was to me,
although too short. Love and miss you very much. Your number one son Frank

FROM THE FAMILY