Margaret A. Simpson(T-2) 

August 23, 1941 – November 12, 2011

Margaret A. Simpson, 70, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at Crouse Hospital. Born in Saratoga on Saturday, Aug. 23, 1941, she was a teacher at the Dr. King Elementary School in the Syracuse City School District for many years.
Margaret’s many interests included: cooking, reading, golfing, bowling, photography, gardening, animals and taking care of loved ones.
Margaret was predeceased by her parents, Charles Henry Simpson and Blanche Tyre Simpson; and brother, Charles.
Surviving are several cousins, including Marylou Dopyera of DeWitt, and Elizabeth Tyre of Catskill. Also surviving are her best friend and companion, Stephanie Scheirer; and her loving extended family, Matthew Scheirer (Angela), Joshua Scheirer (Teri), Gregory, Joshua and Madison Sheirer; the Smits Family; and too many loving friends to list.
Relatives and friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Services followed at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Gary Ferner officiating.
Contributions may be made to the Food Bank of CNY, 6970 Schuyler Rd., E. Syracuse, NY 13057.
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