Margaret M. Cartin, 104, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Margaret Mary Cartin, 104, formerly of Flower Avemue West, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at Samaritan Summit Village where she had been a resident for the past six and a half years.

Born July 3, 1915, in Watertown, a daughter of Leo and Mollie Delaney Stumpf, she graduated in 1932 from Immaculate Heart Academy as valedictorian.

Mrs. Cartin was a secretary for Louis Silcocks, president of the NY Air Brake Company.

On May 20, 1939, she married L. Clifford Cartin at St. Patrick’s Church with Monsignor Plunkett officiating. Mr. Cartin died July 3, 1981.

Mrs. Cartin was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church.

She enjoyed antiques, bridge, reading, swimming, horseback riding, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an avid sports fan especially enjoying the New York Yankees and Norte Dame.

Surviving  are  a son and his wife; Lawrence J. and Kathleen, Huntersville, NC, three daughters; Mollie K. and William Wallen, Hampstead, NC, Anne C. and E. Paul Adams, Watertown, Margaret E. Maguire and her companion John Arcaro, Adams Center; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, a great great granddaughter, several nieces and nephews.

A brother Philip died in 1950, and a sister Mary Alice Towsley in 2019 .

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at St. Patrick’s Church with Reverend Christopher Looby. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in the spring. There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, 123 So. Massey Street. Watertown, NY 13601 or to the Sisters of the Precious Blood, 400 Pratt Street, Watertown, NY 13601.

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