Marguerite Virginia Fairbairn passed away at the age of 103 on Thursday March 7, 2019 at Mountainside Care Center, Margaretville, New York.
She was born March 6, 1916 in Dry Brook, Town of Middletown, New York, the daughter of Charles Albert and Della (Vermilyea) Rosa. Marguerite married Seager Fairbairn on January 20, 1941 in Arkville, New York; he passed away on February 27, 1999.
She graduated from Margaretville High school in 1935. She worked at Bussy’s Store in Margaretville and also for the family of Dr. Gordon Mauer. She was a member of the Margaretville United Methodist Church, The Eastern Star and local quilting club; she enjoyed quilting and liked to sew at home for several companies.
She is survived by a brother Robert (Marie) Rosa, sister Edna Conine and sister in law Mildred Rosa. Also by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral and committal services will be held at the Margaretville cemetery at a later date to be announced in the Spring.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville, New York.