On Thursday, September 23, 2021, Margaret Frances Harmon passed over into eternal life at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy illness.
Margaret was born November 22, 1941, in Baltimore, MD to the late Emerson and Mandy Johnson Harmon, formerly of Jamesville, VA. Margaret received her education in the Baltimore City Public Schools. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French and minor in German at Morgan State University in 1964, a Master of Arts degree in French and Master of Education degree in Latin from Millersville University.
Margaret continued her education studies by completing graduate courses in Education at John Hopkins University and summer programs at the Universities of Strasbourg, Avignon, and Dijon, France. She was a member of Maryland Foreign Language Association where she served as president 1991 - 1992 and co-author of Bridge Program Supplement - First Year Latin, Prentice Hall, Inc.
At a very early age, Margaret gave her life to Christ and joined Ames Memorial United Methodist Church in Baltimore, MD where she served faithfully until her health declined. Margaret loved to travel to foreign countries, reading and listening to classical music. Margaret was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Margaret taught French, Latin, and German in the Baltimore City Public School system for 41 years. She taught at Western High School from 1992 until her retirement in 2008.
Due to illness, Margaret moved in 2012 to the Eastern Shore of Virginia along with her mother to be near family members. During her illness she has been a resident at The Citadel (formerly Heritage Hall) in Nassawadox, VA.
Margaret leaves to cherish her everlasting memories three very devoted cousins, Crosby (Edith) Johnson of Cape Charles, VA, David (Leola) Johnson of Camden, Delaware, and Augustus Harmon of Pleasantville, New Jersey. She also leaves many other cousins, family members and friends.
Published by Baltimore Sun on Oct. 9, 2021.