Margaret Tattersall, age 84, of Lynn died Sunday January 26th at the Abbott House Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the later Gerald D. Tattersall with whom she shared 34 years of marriage.
Born in Lynn she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Jessie (McCombe) Martin. She attended Lynn schools and graduated from Lynn English High School, Class of 1952. Margaret was employed as a branch manager for the Lynn Institute for Savings on Boston St. for many years. She was also employed at the Curtain Shop on Highland Ave. in Salem for several years. She was a member of the former First Presbyterian Church in Lynn where she served on the Board of Deacons, sang in the choir, and was the soloist. She moved to Honolulu when her husband was transferred, and there she was a member and served on the Board of Deacons of the First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu. When she returned to Lynn she became a member of the First Church of Christ in Lynn, Congregational where she published the newsletter. She was a member and Past Chief Daughter of Victory Lodge #90, Daughters of Scotia. She also served as Past Grand Chief Daughter, of the Grand Lodge of U. S. A. and Canada. She also belongs to Lady Walter Scott of Quincy
She is survived by her niece Laurie and her husband Robert of Tuftonboro, NH, a great nephew Walter “Will” Smith of Middleburg, FL, and several great great nieces and nephews.
Service Details: Margaret’s visiting hours will be held at the Parker Funeral Home 35 Franklin St. Lynn on Friday from 10:00 – 1:00 PM followed by a funeral service at 1:00 PM, to which relatives and friends are invited to attend. Cremation will follow in Harmony Grove Cemetery. Her ashes will be interred at Bourne National Cemetery with her husband in the spring. Please make memorial donations to the First Church of Christ in Lynn, Congregational 678 Lynnfield St. Lynn, MA 01904, or Care Dimensions 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923.
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