Margaret Izzo, a resident of Beacon, died November 12, 2010 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. She was 96.
Born in Beacon on August 21, 1914, Margaret was the daughter of Richard and Gertrude Davidson Atkinson. She married Joseph G. Izzo, who preceded her in death in 1967.
Margaret worked for National Biscuit Company in Beacon. She was a very active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Beacon, serving on the Property Committee and on the Board of Elders as well as being active in the Women’s Association at the church.
Margaret is survived by her daughters, Janet Wells, Manlius, NY and Jeannette Maurer and her husband, Niel, Sudbury, MA; her brother, George Atkinson, Beacon; her sister, Helen Virginia Atkinson, Beacon; her son-in-law, Royal Meyers, Jr., Watertown, CT; her grandchildren, Nancy Maurer and her husband, Sidney Levin, Niel Maurer and his wife, Tracey, Daniel Maurer and his wife, Allison, Andrea Wells, Todd Wells and his wife, Margaret and Jeffery Meyers and his wife, Debra; her granddaughter-in-law, Karen Meyers; her seventeen great grandchildren; her great-great grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Margaret was predeceased by her daughter, Elaine Meyers; her brothers, William and Richard Atkinson; her sisters, Ruth Ciarfella, Grace Jaycox, Anna Christian and Gertrude Atkinson; her grandson, Christopher Meyers.
The family will receive their friends on Monday, November 15, 2010 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Halvey Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Willow Street, Beacon.
The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 12 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 50 Liberty Street, Beacon.
Burial will follow in Fishkill Rural Cemetery, 801 Route 9, Fishkill, NY.
Memorial Donations in memory of Margaret may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 50 Liberty Street, Beacon, NY 12508.
Funeral arrangements are under the supervision of Peter T. and Patrick J. Halvey.