Margaret J. Wilkinson, 85, of Phoenix, NY, passed
away on Friday August 2, 2013. She was born in
Fulton, NY to her late parents, Margaret E. (Ludington)
and Carl E. Morehouse on August 18, 1927.
Margaret was a cafeteria manager for Phoenix Central
Schools. She completed 22 years of service.
Margaret spent most of her life in Phoenix, she belonged
to the First Baptist Church; Order of the Eastern Star,
# 172, Phoenix; Phoenix Fancy Hats; Phoenix
Nutrition Site; Phoenix Senior Citizens; the O.C.V.I.,
Oswego; and the Pioneer Horseshoe Club, Syracuse.
Margaret was predeceased by her husband of 58 years,
Harlan F. “Harky” Wilkinson on April 30, 2005; her twin
sister, Marjorie J. Schenck on Sept. 19, 2003.
Surviving are her children, David H. Wilkinson (Helen
Mensinger) of Wayland, NY, Dale A. (Sharon) Wilkinson
of Pennellville, and Margaret R. (Rod) Sayles of Phoenix;
five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one niece,
Calling hours are on Tuesday, August 6, from 2 to 4 and
6 to 8 p.m., with a brief O. E. S. # 172 service at 7 p.m.,
in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main
St., Phoenix, NY 13135.
On Wednesday, a 10 a.m. funeral service taking place in
the First Baptist Church, at 16 County Route 57A, Phoenix,
NY with Pastor J. Scott McElyea officiating. Burial in
Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners Rd., Warners, NY.
Contributions in Margaret’s memory to: Phoenix Area
Food Pantry, 43 Bridge St., Phoenix, NY 13135, or
Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102,
Oswego, NY 13126.