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Margaret M. Saboski

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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Margaret M. Saboski, 101, died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center where she has resided since 2004. She was the wife of the late Edward Saboski, who died in 1995.

Margaret was born on March 11, 1905, in Hossick Falls, daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Jackson) Rogers. She attended St. Mary’s Academy and at the age of 13 Margaret moved to New York City to work in the garment district. There she worked making wedding gowns and other garments for 17 years before moving back to Hoosick. When she moved back to Hoosick Falls, she married her childhood neighbor, Edward. After raising her two daughters, she went back to work at the Classic Dress Shop as a seamstress until her retirement. She was a former member of the St. Stanislaw Society Auxiliary.

Margaret enjoyed following her great-grandsons’ sports activity reports in the daily newspapers. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also liked to crotchet, bingo, traveling - especially to Hawaii - deep sea fishing and Yankee baseball.

Survivors include her two daughters, Arlene Wysocki and her husband, Jack, of Hoosick Falls, and Eleanor Saboski, Ph.D., of Kennebunkport, Maine; her brother, Anthony Rogers of Saratoga Springs; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Margaret is predeceased by four sisters, Agnes Albowicz, Helen Skema, Ann Okis and Ida Davendonis, and two brothers, William and Frank Rogers.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main St. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street. Burial will follow the Mass at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Hoosick Falls.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hoosick Falls Health Center through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner on May 8, 2006
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