Margaret M. (Meanor) McPartlin
Margaret M. (Meanor) McPartlin, 77, died peacefully on Friday, Oct. 4 , 2013, at Herrick Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Margaret was born on April 26, 1936 to Alfred Meanor and Madeline (Armstrong) Meanor in Detroit.
On July 9, 1960, she married Daniel McPartlin. In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children: John McPartlin of Tecumseh, Lloyd (Melissa Walton) McPartlin of Marshall, Mary Kay McPartlin of Maumee, Ohio, and Molly (Shawn) Pottschmidt of Granger, Ind. Margaret was a devoted grandmother of seven grandchildren: Morgan McCormick; Lauren, Christian and Dillon Pottschmidt; Conor, Aidan, and Leah McPartlin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Madeline Kerfoot, Mary O’Reilly and Anne Williamson.
Margaret was a homemaker with a generous spirit and willingness to help others. While her children attended school she was very active in the Britton-Macon schools, and she has always been an active member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She also provided respite care for several years with Lenawee County Department on Aging. Margaret loved spending time with her family and many friends and will be greatly missed and fondly remembered.
Visitation was from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Tecumseh with a prayer vigil at 7:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass was on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. at the church with Rev. Fr. Daniel Wheeler as Celebrant. Visitation was also at the church beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of the mass. Cremation followed the mass and inurnment of her cremated remains will be held at a later date in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh.
In lieu of flowers, memorial condolences may be made to Hospice of Lenawee, Catholic Charities of Lenawee or Boysville of Michigan/Childrens Services.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Handler Funeral Home of Tecumseh. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.handlerfuneralhomes.com.