Margaret Bernhard Jaros of Perrysburg, Ohio died suddenly of natural causes on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Margaret is survived by her son Dakota Jaros, her parents William F. and June L. Bernhard, and her four sisters and five brothers: Susan Bernhard (Peter Rudd) Bill Bernhard (Patricia), Christine Bernhard Viegas (Les Viegas), Catherine Bernhard (John Weld), Ann Bernhard Browning (Kevin Browning), John Bernhard, Robert Bernhard (Marjorie Giliberto), James Bernhard, Peter Bernhard (Betsy Stead). She leaves behind many nieces and nephews and countless friends and her colleagues at Merrill Lynch throughout southeast Michigan and northwest Ohio. Margaret graduated from the Dana Hall School and Wheaton College. She received her MBA from Wayne State University. Margaret began her career with Merrill Lynch in Bloomfield Hills, MI and most recently was Administrative Manager and Vice President in Compliance for the Ohio-Michigan Complex. She was devoted to her son and family, loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed New England summers and the ocean. She was a phenomenal cook, a great reader and loved music and the arts. Donations in Margarets memory can be made to www.Livestrong.org.
Published in MetroWest Daily News on May 8, 2012