Remembering Margaret Brown

Margaret “Margie” Margotta  Brown
March 5, 2021

Margaret “Margie” Margotta Brown, 89, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday.

She and her loving husband Robert G. “Buzz” Brown celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary last October 28th.

Born in Dunmore Oct. 16, 1931 she was the daughter of the late James Vincent and Grace Helen Martinelli Margotta.

Margie had a long and happy life in Dunmore though she also enjoyed traveling the world.

A 1949 graduate of Dunmore High School and a 1953 graduate of Marywood College, Margie was educated as a teacher and spent her married life as a homemaker.

She was an active member of the Century Club of Scranton and a bridge player at the Scranton JCC, earning her lifetime Masters in Bridge in April of 2009.

One of her biggest pleasures was to attend evening mass at St. Ann’s Monastery although she was an active parishioner and lector at the former Christ the King Church ,Dunmore prior to it’s closing and later at Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Scranton.

Margie is also survived by son’s Stephen and wife Kathleen and Robert “Buzz “and wife Alyson, daughters, Kathryn “KG” and Judith and husband Bryan. Granddaughters  Sarah and Colleen Brown and her sister Nan Zandarski as well as a niece and several nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Beardell and a brother, Joseph Margotta.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. in Immaculate Conception Church, Taylor Ave. and East Gibson St., Scranton. All those attending are asked to observe Covid-19 protocols. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Pennsylvania Ambulance LLC., 1000 Dunham Dr., Dunmore, 18512.

Arrangements and care provided by Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., Dunmore.

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