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Margaret D. Wilson, 100, a longtime resident of Montgomery County, died peacefully on February 18, 2013, at Great Falls Assisted Living in Herndon, Virginia. Born 1913 in Wormerveer, Netherlands, she is predeceased by her parents, five siblings, a grandchild, and her late husband Lawrence Zadock Wilson, a fifth generation resident of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Margaret was a model, homemaker, WW II Red Cross nurse, active church member of Calvary Lutheran Church and volunteer. She loved gardening, baking, and working with her hands. Her kind and generous spirit was felt by family, friends and those in need.
Survivors include three children, Robert (Betty) of Augusta GA; Sally of Annandale, VA; and Charles of Alexandria, VA; six grandchildren Gail, Robert L., Scott, Coreen, Cameron, and Wayne along with four great-grandchildren, one great great grandchild, her sister-in-law Mary, loved nieces and nephews and their families. Margaret had a special place in her heart for her thoughtful friends and neighbors.
A Memorial and Life Celebration service will be held at Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD on March 2, 2013, with burial to follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Rockville, Maryland. The family will receive guests at 10 a.m. at the church with service to follow at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Published in The Washington Post from Feb. 23 to Mar. 1, 2013
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