Margaret M. Healing - May 20, 2009


RAVENA – Margaret M. Healing, 95, a resident of Van Rensselaer Manor Nursing Home, Troy, died Wednesday, May 20, 2009.  She was born in Jersey City, NJ December 24, 1913 daughter of the late Edwin and Catherine (Monahan) Malcolm.  Margaret was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena, a member of the Altar Rosary Society and also volunteered in the Thrift Shop.  She was also a lifetime member of the Selkirk Fire Dept. #3 and B.P.O.E.  Margaret retired from Spancrete N.E.

     Survivors include her two devoted daughters, Margaret (Missy) Kellam (Gary) of Edinburg, NY and Lorraine Howarth (Stanley) of Averill Park;  sister, Clare Munn;  3 cherished grandchildren;  and 6 cherished great-grandchildren.  Margaret was predeceased by her beloved husband Harry L. Healing, Jr., son Harry L. Healing III and granddaughter Sherry A. Healing.

     Funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, May 23rd at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.  Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans.  Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Friday from 3 to 8 PM.  Contributions in memory of Margaret may be made to the American Cancer Society.