Margaret D. Houle

Published 6:01 pm Friday, May 3, 2019

FRANKLIN — Margaret Duffy Houle, 93, passed away on May 2, 2019, at James River Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Newport News.

Margaret D. Houle

Born on Sept. 20, 1925, in Isle of Wight County, Margaret was a daughter of the late Walter Hargett and Dora Avie Bobbitt Duffy. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Robert John “Bob” Houle; two sisters, Dora Duck and Louise Duffy; and four brothers, William, Walter, George and Kenneth Duffy.

Margaret was a graduate of Carrsville High School and a member of Windsor Christian Church.

She was a homemaker and devoted Mama and Nana.

Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Theresa Beale (Robert) of Windsor and Sandy Bradshaw (Keith) of Yorktown. She will also be deeply missed by her three grandchildren, Meagan Lynch (Patrick) of Yorktown; Cody Bradshaw of Newport News; and Courtney Roggmann (Michael) of Windsor; and her special great-granddaughter, Avie Lynch.

The family would like to thank the dedicated staff at East Pavilion and James River for their wonderful care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to James River Convalescent & Rehabilitation Center, c/o Shawn Hanberry, 540 Aberthaw Ave., Newport News, VA 23601 (please designate the Resident Activity Fund).

Arrangements will be private.