Margaret M. Wilster

December 23, 1925 ~ February 28, 2021 (age 95)
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LIBERTY TWP.- Margaret M. Wilster, 95,  was born Dec. 23, 1925, in Youngstown, a daughter of Arthur and Mary Morrisroe Gaffney and was a lifelong member of the community.

 Mrs. Wilister graduated from Liberty High School in 1944 and that same year she married John A. (Jack) Wilster on November 27, 1944 and they were married for 52 years until her husband passed away November 22, 1996.

In 1974, Mrs. Wilster became a receptionist for Dr. Humberto Latorre for 20 years, and retired in 1994. Family was the most important part of Margaret’s life, as she and Jack raised seven children. She was a member of St. Edward Parish, its Confraternity of Christian Mothers, the Historical Society of Liberty Township, volunteered at the American Red Cross from 1979 – 1993 and the Over 55 Club of Liberty Township. She also enjoyed traveling and crocheting.

Margaret is survived by her children: Kathy Constantine, Ft. Myers, Fla., Margie (Mark) Morretti, Heath, Oh., Barb (Tim) Evans, Strongsville, Oh., Jeanne (John) Sokol, Boardman, Jack (Maggie) Wilster, Liberty, Pat Wilster, Brookfield and Tim (Susan) Wilster, Lake Milton; 23 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Wilster was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister: Helen Dunbar, and brothers: Thomas, Francis and James Gaffney.

The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, March5 2021 from 11:00 am to 11:45am at St. Edward Church immediately followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Noon celebrated by Monsignor Robert Siffrin.

Due to COVID-19 please wear a mask and the six foot rule will be observed and please do not linger at church after seeing the family unless you are planning to stay for the Mass! Thank you! 

Contributions may be made to St. Edward Church, 240 Tod lane, Youngstown, Ohio, 44504.

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Arrangements by The McCauley Funeral Home serving the valley for over 119 years.

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March 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
St. Edward Church
240 Tod Lane
Youngstown, Ohio 44504

Mass of Christian Burial
March 5, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Edward Church (Youngstown)

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