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Margaret "Marge" Cavanaugh

80, of Greenwood passed away on February 28, 2014. She was born on April 19, 1933 in Indianapolis, IN a daughter of J. Lester and Beatrice S. Williams.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years Joe Sr., children; Louis (Patty) Cavanaugh, Joe Jr. (Melanie) Cavanaugh, Mary Cavanaugh, Chris Cavanaugh, 8 grandchildren; Joe, John, Allison, Josiah Cavanaugh and Amanda (Cavanaugh) Anderson, and Jessica (Cavanaugh) Jones and Katie and Noah Rollings. Also surviving are 2 great grandchildren; Thomas Anderson and Caleb Brewster.

Her brother Edward Williams preceded her in death.

Marge regularly attended Southport Presbyterian Church. She was an avid seamstress and enjoyed singing. Marge was a Sunday school teacher at Broadway United Methodist Church and was active at Greenwood United Methodist Church in the Women's Group.

She was secretary in the School of Agriculture and the Physiology department at Purdue University while her husband finished his degree.

Visitation will be at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 West Main Street, Greenwood on Tuesday evening from 4-8 PM. The funeral will be at Southport Presbyterian Church, The Toney Chapel, 7525 McFarland Blvd., Indianapolis on Wednesday at 11 AM with a visitation at the church from 10-11. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Pastor June Barrow will officiate.

You are invited to read the obituary online at where you may sign the guestbook, share a memory, or order flowers for the family.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Mar. 4, 2014
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