GOUVERNEUR – Margaret T. Huntley, 100, of 22 Jefferson Street, Gouverneur, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 7th at 11:00 am in East Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur. Calling hours are Friday, September 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Margaret was born June 22, 1913 in Watertown, the daughter of John and Mabel Sayer Tremlett.
Mrs. Huntley graduated from Gouverneur High School and was a 1934 graduate of Potsdam Teachers College. She taught school at both West Side and East Side Elementary Schools in Gouverneur.
She married Joe M. Huntley on December 13, 1941. Margaret and Joe traveled extensively during their marriage and enjoyed a seasonal home in Florida after his retirement as a mail carrier. Margaret was a self-taught painter and also enjoyed working with ceramics and several forms of needlecraft. She was a member of the Gouverneur First United Methodist Church, the Gouverneur Retired Teachers, and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Mr. Huntley passed away February 14, 1995.
Margaret was also predeceased by her sisters M. Elizabeth Bickford and Daisy T. Whalen, her brothers Robert Tremlett and Ira L. Pete Tremlett, and her parents. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kinney Nursing Home, 57 W. Barney Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642 or Gouverneur First United Methodist Church, PO Box 157, Gouverneur, NY 13642.