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Margaret Pete Dowsett

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HENDERSONVILLE-Margaret Joanna 'Pete' Seagle Dowsett passed away peacefully on October 13, 2014
She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. She trained at St. Luke's Hospital in NYC to be a nurse.
She worked as a private duty nurse in NY and Lennox, MA area.
She loved family, gardening, scouting, nature and travel adventures. She taught kindergarten at St. James School for Little Folk for 18 years and was a lifelong member of St James Episcopal Church.
After retirement she volunteered withthe soup kitchen and community projects.
She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Nelson Dowsett, her parents Thomas Duffie Seagle and wife Fannie Susan Elliot, brother George Phillip Seagle, sisters Clara Seagle Shupe and Mary Kathryn Seagle Nelon.
She is survived by sister, Susan Seagle Dunlap of Hattiesburg, MS, children, Charles Dowsett and wife Marian of Hendersonville, James 'Jim' Dowsett and wife Carol of Dallas,TX, and Salley Dowsett of Hendersonville, grand children Justin Dowsett of Dallas,TX, Drake Dowsett of Portland,OR, Christena Dowsett of Narobi, Kenya, and Esther Njoga and husband Frank of Dallas,TX. Also stepdaughters Carol Ardis and Ruth Christensen and husband Jim of Ionia, MI. plus numerous nieces and nephews, grand, great grand, and great great grand children.
A celebration of life service will be held on Mon. Oct. 27, 2014 at 2:00PM at LaCapilla de Santa Maria in Hendersonville. (visitation at Chapel at 1:00PM)
Memorials may be made to CarePartners Adult Day Health/Pardee 68A Sweeten Creek Rd Asheville, NC 28803
4 Season's Hospice/Palliative Care 571 South Allen Rd Flat Rock, NC 28731
Condolences may be made to the family at www.AshevilleMortuaryServices.com.
Published in The Times-News from Oct. 20 to Oct. 26, 2014
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