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Margaret Ethel Johnson

Female 1923 - 2014  (91 years)


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  • Name Margaret Ethel Johnson 
    Born 30 Mar 1923  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Agency: Maplewood Farm 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1951  Sauquoit, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary Feb 2007  [4
    Margaret J. Grubel, 91, passed away on May 15, 2014, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. She was born on March 30, 1923, in Winchester, N.H., a daughter of the late S. Guy and Elsie Prentice Johnson, and received her primary education at Thayer Academy in Winchester. She furthered her education at the University of New Hampshire, where she received her B.S. Degree, and later earned her Masters Degree at Syracuse University. On July 11, 1948, Margaret and Leonard C. Grubel were united in marriage at the United Church of Winchester, a loving union of almost 29 years until his death on April 7, 1977. Prior to her retirement, Margaret was employed as the Library Media Specialist at Sauquoit Valley Central School for many years. She was a member of the Union Presbyterian Church in Sauquoit, currently Three Steeples Church in Paris, the Upper Mohawk Valley Chapter of the United Nations Association of the U.S., N.Y. Retired Teachers, the Community Club of Sauquoit, the Town of Paris Historical Society, the Order of the Eastern Star, Kings Daughters and Sons, was a Kappa Delta Sister and a Literacy Volunteer, and was instrumental in the formation of the Mohawk Valley Learning In Retirement (MVLIR) at S.U.N.Y. IT. Margaret is survived by her daughters, the Rev. Dr. Betsey and Michael Crimmins, of Elmira, NY, and Cynthia J. and Daniel Anderson, of Pomfret, MD; her son, Robert L. Grubel and Sandy Burg, of Floyd, VA; her grandchildren, Amy Avery-Grubel, Dolphin and Mike Thalhauser, Dr. Sarah Crimmins and husband, Dr. Douglas Orbaker, Abigail Crimmins, Rebecca Crimmins, Megan Anderson, Lauren Anderson and Jesse Anderson; her great-grandson, Fisher Thalhauser; her sister, Mary L. Johnson, of Winchester, NH; her brother, Dr. William L. Johnson, of Dummerston, VT; her sister-in-law, Mary E. Johnson, of Winchester; and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her brother, Stephen P. Johnson. A celebration of Margaret's life will take place on Sunday, May 18, at 4:00 at Three Steeples Church, 2817 Old State Rt. 12. Her family will greet attendees at the conclusion of the service. Interment in Crown Hill Memorial Park will be at the convenience of the family. In Margaret's memory, please consider donations to either Three Steeples Church, 335 Putnam St., Waterville, NY 13480 or Spring Farm Cares (www.springfarmcares.org), 3364 State Rt. 12, Clinton, NY 13323. Arrangements are with the Smith Funeral Home, Sauquoit. To view Margaret's online memorial, please go to: www.smith-funeralhome.com

    Published in The Observer-Dispatch from May 16 to May 17, 2014 
    History Margaret graduated in May 1945 from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in Home Economics. She graduated from Syracuse University with an M.S. in Library Science. She was employed by the Sauquoit Valley Central School as a Home Economics teacher and later as a School Library Media Specialist.  
    Died 15 May 2014  Elmira, Chemung County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agency: St. Joseph's Hospital  
    Person ID I1177  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Clan of Lucy, Tribe of Hannah
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2018 

    Father Stephen Guy Johnson,   b. 17 Feb 1890, Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1977, Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elsie May Prentice,   b. 01 Oct 1894, Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1965, Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 17 Jun 1916  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Family ID F695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leonard Christian Grubel,   b. 23 Apr 1913, West Leyden, Lewis County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1977, Utica, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1948  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Agency: United Church  
    Children 
     1. Robert Lawrence Grubel
     2. Betsey Rebecca Grubel
     3. Cynthia Jean Grubel
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Agency: Maplewood Farm - 30 Mar 1923 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Agency: United Church - 11 Jul 1948 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1951 - Sauquoit, Oneida County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: St. Joseph's Hospital - 15 May 2014 - Elmira, Chemung County, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S221] Johnson, Stephen P. email: 2000-04-09, (Email message from spmej (at) together.net at Winchester, New Hampshire. 9 April 2000).

    2. [S311] Grubel, Margaret Ethel. letter: 2000-11-04, (Letter to Robert Roy, 4 November 2000).

    3. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    4. [S1122] Obituary of Margaret J. Grubel, (Utica, New York: The Observer-Dispatch, 16 May 2017).

    5. [S90] Johnson, Stephen P. Descendents of Stephen Guy Johnson, (Winchester, New Hampshire: manuscript, 1996).

    6. [S183] Johnson Family Web Site, Johnson, Stephen L. , (No Longer Available).