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MARGARET JANE SHALLOW March 10, 1922 December 28, 2012 Margaret Jane Shallow passed peacefully on December 28, 2012 in Phoenix, AZ. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA, daughter of Angelo Dicello and Angelina Cortez. She was the fourth child of six children. The family moved to Detroit, MI when Margaret was a young girl. She attended Central High School in Detroit, Michigan. She married John Bruce Shallow in Detroit, MI, in 1947 and they lived there until 1959 when they moved to California. John and Margaret enjoyed almost 60 wonderful years together before his passing in 2007. Margaret moved to Phoenix in 2011 to be near her loving daughter Joan. Margaret was a devoted mother and wife and an excellent homemaker. She greatly loved her family, spending many happy hours playing cards with her sisters and brothers-in-law or attending family parties to celebrate life's many special events. For 20 years she accompanied John to his square dance calling events and was a marvelous dancer. She was very artistic and did beautiful crewel work and other crafts. She is survived by her son John Michael Shallow (JoAnne Skelly) of Washoe Valley, NV; daughter Joan Elizabeth LaMoure (Steven) of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren Dillon LaMoure (Leanne), Dustin LaMoure, great granddaughter Layla LaMoure all of Phoenix, AZ; sisters Eleanor Riley and Josephine Martinico of Sun City, CA and many wonderful nieces and nephews. Margaret's laughter and loving spirit will be missed by all, but she will remain in our hearts forever. A memorial mass will be held January 26, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, 27931 Murrieta Rd. in Sun City, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Margaret's name to the , 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 20, 2013
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