NEWTON - Dorothy "Dottie" E. Margarum, 89, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Bristol Glen.
Born in Union City to the late Charles and Freda (Harm) Roveda, Mrs. Margarum had lived in Sussex County since 1942. She had been employed as a bookkeeper for Winter's Auto Parts in Sussex for 20 years and retired in 1982.
Mrs. Margarum was a trustee of the Sussex-Wantage Public Library Association, past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Sussex Fire Department, taught Sunday School at the First Presbyterian Church of Sussex, and was a Red Hat Lady.
Mrs. Margarum was predeceased by her husband, Theodore; her brother, Harold Roveda; and her sister, Madeline Hunt. She is survived by her son, Ford Margarum and his wife, Mary, of Franklin; her daughter, Jane M. Dunstan and her husband, Richard, of Wantage; her four grandchildren, Lindsay Margarum, of Hoboken, Courtney Margarum, of Boston, Mass., Erin Dunstan, of Hamburg, and Ashlee Haggerty and her husband, Devin, of Bethlehem Township; and one great-grandson, Mason Haggerty.
Friends may pay their respects to the family from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 17, at Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex. Funeral services will follow at noon at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 350 Sparta Ave., Bldg. B, Sparta, NJ 07871; or to Bristol Glen, 200 Bristol Glen Drive, Newton, NJ 07860.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.pinkelfuneralhome.com