Monday, October 10, 2005

Aunt Margaret, RIP

She was a great woman, tough as nails and as fun as anyone on earth. The last of my family from the World War II generation.

Dona ei requiem, O domine.

Margaret E. Dwyer, 91, Kansas City, MO, passed away October 7, 2005. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, October 10, 2005 at St. Peters Church, 6415 Holmes, Kansas City, MO 64131. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, October 9 at Muehlebach Funeral Home, 6800 Troost, Kansas City, MO where the rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Peters Church Legacy Fund or Catholic Charities, 1112 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64105. Margaret was born July 1, 1914 in Kansas City, MO to William W. and Esther C. (Birmingham) Hale. She was a member of St. Peters Church and retired from the Kansas City Missouri School District after many years of service. Margaret was preceded in death by her brother, William J. Hale and her sister, Mary Bernice Jones. Survivors include her daughters, Margaret Ann Sears, Cincinnati, OH and Patricia Lee Scaglia, Kansas City, MO; grandchildren, John T. Benson, Jr., James P. Benson, Ann B. Shah, Phillip P. Scaglia, and Patricia M. Scaglia; great-grandchildren, Amanda Benson, Meghan Benson, Blake Benson, Amelia Shah, and Aidan Shah; sister-in-law, Mary Catherine Hale and nephews, Montgomery Bruce Jones, William J. Hale, Jr. and Bill Jones. (Arr; Muehlebach Funeral Home, 816-444-2060).

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