Margaret  M.
Greece: Saturday, October 2, 2010 at age 95. Born in Schenectady, NY on Nov. 9, 1914 to Anna and John Pohl. Married to Sumner McCollester April 11, 1942. She graduated from St. Mary's School of Nursing in Amsterdam, NY. She is predeceased by her husband, Sumner J. McCollester after 49 years of marriage. Survived by her children, Charles (Linda), Mary, David (Kristine); 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; dear friends. Margaret was a lifelong member of St. Charles Borromeo Church. Friends may call Wednesday 3:30-7:00 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 9:30 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Private Interment, St. Patrick's Cemetery, Chateaugay, NY. In lieu of flowers,

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  1. Dear Charlie & Linda and family ; We are sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a wonderful woman with a great sense of humor.
    She will be missed…

    We are sorry that we were unable to attend the wake/funeral for Margaret..

    We are hugging you in our hearts..
    with deepest sympathy and understanding..
    love Donna and Tom Z.

  2. I met Margaret through my dad, Richard Sheive. He apparently knew Sumner through business for many years, and socially with Margaret and my mother. After my mother was in a nursing home with alzheimers and Sumner had transitioned, my dad would take Margaret out for dinner once in a while. A few times, I had the occasion to join them while on a visit from California. After my dad transitioned in 2000, my wife and I had the priviledge of taking Margaret out to dinner a few times when we were in Rochester. I also called her 1-2 times a year. Margaret was a fine woman and a wonderful friend to my dad during his many years without my mom. I am grateful he had such a fine person in his life. I always enoyed my visits and conversations with Margaret. She was a true ‘winner’ in this life.

  3. I will miss my ‘other Mother’ terribly but will treasure many special memories. Margaret was such a beautiful inspiration to me. She was one of a kind…the very best. I loved her.

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