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Margaret Mistry

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Margaret Mistry Obituary
Margaret "Maggie" Egan Mistry, of Penrose, transitioned on her celestial journey on Friday, September 13, 2013. She was born to Margaret (Ferenci) Egan and Joseph Egan in New York. Margaret was always full of life, had a positive attitude, loving and kind to all people and animals, and had a unique ability to make everyone feel special and loved. Margaret earned her first Masters Degree in Spanish while attending university in Seville, Spain. Her second Masters, in English, was earned at the University of Michigan. In 2012, she achieved her professional and personal dream of achieving her PhD in Educational Leadership and Innovation. For 29 years, she was a high school Foreign Language teacher at Mitchell High School in Colorado Springs, instructing students in Spanish, Russian and Latin. She was chairperson of the Foreign Language Department for many years. She started at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 1984 teaching Foreign Languages, which included Spanish, Russian and Latin. Most recently, she was employed by UCCS as a Senior Professor of Spanish. She was a life long learner and always sought ways to improve her life. She was an announcer on KCME for classical and jazz music which contributed to artistic self-growth. Margaret was instrumental in building the online radio station at UCCS. Her love of music was diverse and eclectic. She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Hoshedar "Hoshi" Mistry; family George, Gail and Lauren Frizzell, of New Jersey; Fred and Barbara Bunce, of New Jersey; Adil, Korshed, and Xerxes Mistry, of Houston, Texas; Kernaaz, Kersi, Rayomand, and Aiesha Engineer, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Brenda and Patrick King of Canon City, Colorado Margaret will be missed by her numerous family members, friends, and colleagues. She managed to touch so many lives. An Irish Wake will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the family home in Penrose. Please plan to visit between 6:30-8:30 p.m. A Celebration of Life Funeral mass will be held Thursday, September 19, 2013, 9:45 a.m. at St Michael's Catholic Church in Canon City. Interment will follow at Union Highland Cemetery, Florence, Colorado. The family requests flowers be purchased from The Garden Wall in Penrose, CO. Arrangements are under the care of Holt Family Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.holtfamilyfuneral homes.com

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on Sept. 18, 2013
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