OBITUARY

Margaret Leathers

July 21, 1919May 3, 2018
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Margaret Lovina Leathers of Old Lyme, Connecticut, passed away on May 3, 2018, at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital at the age of 98. She was born on July 21, 1919 in Houlton, Maine, to Edward Scott and Eva (Randall) Scott. Margaret was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Frank, in 1987 by her daughter Donna Hay, in 2010,two grandsons, Bruce Leathers and Eric Hay. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her six brothers, Edward, Grover, Harley, John, William and Donald Scott and four sisters, Pauline Maquillan, Evangeline Scott, Ruby Payne, and Kathleen Person. She is survived by daughter Marilyn Leathers Getman of Lyme, Connecticut, son James (Cathy) Leathers of Troy, Illinois, grand children, Richard (Michelle) Hay, Brett (Linda) Hay, James Leathers, Jr., Lynn Leathers, Beth (Bret) Lang, David (Liz) Rubitski and Jennifer (Jason) Lathrop. She is also survived by 15 Great grandchildren: Jaime Hay, Jessa, Mitchell and Kayla Hay, Jennifer and Colin Leathers, Gretchen, Heather and K. Robert Smith, Sydney and Davis Lang, Tabatha and Sadie Rubitski, Grace and Jonah Lathrop and many nieces and nephews. Mom/Gram/Nana was a talented craftsman and her grandchildren shared the benefit of her beautiful crocheted angels which adorn the tops of their Christmas trees, her lemon meringue pies were famous and the first to sell at church sales, and her whoopie pies were a special treat for all. She was an ardent card player , be it cribbage, poker, spades, as long as it was competitive she was playing. Mom had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to laugh. She was a member of Flanders Baptist and Community church in East Lyme. We will all miss our special angel.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 11 am at Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 13 Beckwith Ln., Old Lyme. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service from 10 am until 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Flanders Baptist Church, East Lyme, CT.

Services

  • Calling Hour Tuesday, May 8, 2018
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, May 8, 2018
REMEMBERING

Margaret Leathers

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Lynn Leathers

May 7, 2018

Grandma's laugh was the best!

Paula Scott Walls

May 6, 2018

I am going to miss you Aunt Margaret !! You were one of my favorite aunt's that I loved dearly. I have wonderful memories of you and my childhood. I still remember you taking care of me, giving me baths and letting me run around as free as a bird with nothing on but my bare skin!! I used to love those times. You always were smiling and laughing and gave us so much love. You will remain in my memories and heart forever.

Laurie Scott

May 6, 2018

So much love and laughs Aunt Margie had to share..and so freely she did...she was a bright light in my life., And when I needed to laugh...all I had to do was drop on for a visit(when we were in Ct..or pick up the phone...when back in FL. ) She could always make me laugh..and I her...Thank you Aunt Margie..for being you for Me...🌹I know you are with Donna now...and are laughing with her..but...I love you and will Miss you. 🥀

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