Margaret Irwin

Margaret IrwinMargaret Ellen Irwin, 93, of Rushville died at 11:30 a.m. April 15, 2010, in Snyder’s Vaughn Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

She was born Sept. 29, 1916, in Schuyler County, a daughter of Grover C. and Minnie M. Thompson Umphryes. She married Guy D. Irwin on June 4, 1945, in Pleasant View. He died April 30, 1985.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Robert E. Dale; eight brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are one son, Jerry Dale of E. Alton; one daughter, Betty Dale of Washington; one sister, Patsy Laviolette of Griffith, Ind.; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Union Baptist Church of Rushville.

Services were held Monday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Snyder’s Vaughn Haven Nursing Home.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/21/2010