Margaret C. Hodgdon
Margaret C. Hodgdon, 90, of Reno, Nevada, passed away on June 13, 2014. She was born July 28, 1923 in San Francisco, CA to Peter A. and Ellen M. Cooney. Margaret also lived in Saratoga, CA for 27 years, Sonora, CA for 22 years and Reno for the last 12 years.
Margaret joined the Navy during World War II and was stationed in Washington, D.C. She worked for IBM after the war, and then married her love, Arthur, in 1948. Margaret was a proud wife and mother, taught piano, and was a volunteer for over 20 years at the Tuolumne Medical Library in Sonora, CA.
Preceding her in death were Margaret's infant son, Joseph, daughter, Mary C.E. Hodgdon and husband of 52 years, Arthur J. Hodgdon. Margaret is survived by son, Shawn Hodgdon (Las Vegas, NV), daughter, Ellen and son-in-law Steven Nistler (Reno, NV), son, Thomas and daughter-in-law, Holly Hodgdon (Reno, NV); eight grandchildren, Maritess Hodgdon, Christopher (Jennifer) Hodgdon, Lisa (Roy) Dowding and William Hodgdon, all of Las Vegas, Michael (Christine) Hodgdon of San Diego, Larry (Alyssa) Nistler, Nickolas Nistler & Elizabeth Hodgdon, all of Reno, NV; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 5 - 7 pm on Wednesday, June 18th at Walton Funeral Home, 875 West Second Street, Reno, NV. A funeral mass will be held at 19101 Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Retreat Center, Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos, CA. For service time please call Walton's in Reno (775-323-7189) or Duggan's Serra Mortuary in Daly City, CA (650-756-4500). Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, CA.