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MARGARET JORDAN

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JORDAN, MARGARET L. Margaret L. Jordan died on August 11, 2014, after a short illness at Yale New Haven Hospital. Margaret was a displaced Californian, having been born in San Francisco on January 19, 1925, and lived all over California before moving to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a newlywed. Margaret has filled many roles over the years. As a Host Family Coordinator with both the City Missionary Society of Boston and the Fresh Air Fund of New York, she helped place inner city children with local families for summer visits. She has also been a shop owner and a bed and breakfast inn keeper on Martha’s Vineyard for several years. Margaret was active in many of the activities and committees at Evergreen Woods where she resided for the last 15 years. Her most important role was a loving wife; her late husband of 63 years, Harold, and mother to her daughters, Catherine and Frances. Life was always positive and joyful for Margaret. She was grateful for the love and friendship of many. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Fresh Air Fund, Host Family Program. 633 3rd Avenue 14th floor, New York, New York 10017. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit: www.GuilfordFuneralHome.com
Published in The New Haven Register on Aug. 17, 2014
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