Margaret A. (Maggie) DOWLING

News Death Notice

DOWLING, Margaret A. "Maggie" age 83 of Dayton, beloved sister, aunt and cousin, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, John & Hilma Dowling; sister, Dorothy Fish and brother, John Dowling Jr. Maggie is survived by her sister, Joan D. Eckert; cousin, Jean Samson (Craft); sister-in-law, Edith Dowling (Petticrew); nieces & nephews, Nancy Hanna (Fish), Melinda Storey (Fish), Robert E. Fish, Joseph M. Eckert Sr., Julie (Eckert) & Laurence Leonard, Kathryn Dowling and Karen Dowling; great-nephew & nieces; Joseph M. Eckert Jr., Christina (Eckert) & Michael Jansen, Ellie Galbreath and Cecily Galbreath; 5 great-great nephews; and many other relatives and friends. "Sweet Aunt Maggie" was a graduate of Kiser High School Class of 1949 and worked as a secretary at WPAFB for 45 years. She enjoyed reading, traveling and socializing with her many friends and coworkers. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 2-4 pm at Newcomer Funeral Home South Chapel (3940 Kettering Blvd, Kettering, OH 45439). The memorial service will follow at 4 pm. Memorial donations may be made to Maria Joseph Living Care Center (4830 Salem Ave, Dayton, OH 45416). To send a special message, please visit

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Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory
3940 Kettering Boulevard Kettering, OH 45439
(937) 293-4141

Published in Dayton Daily News on Mar. 29, 2014