Margaret Mary Maraschin
Margaret Mary Maraschin passed away quietly on the morning of January 26, 2021. She was attended by her husband and family. Margaret was survived by her husband Robert (Bob), Daughters Theresa Palos, and Anne-Marie Oyer, Sons Martin, and Christopher, Sisters Patricia Vick and Elizabeth Sheela, 11 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
Margaret was born, on April 5, 1939 in San Francisco to parents Martin and Margaret Lee. She attended St Cecelia Elementary School, Mercy High School, and City College of San Francisco. She was married on February 6, 1960 at St Cecelia's Church to Robert (Bob) Maraschin, a graduate of UC Berkeley. She and Robert resided in Cupertino and were happily married for 61 years.
Margaret loved music, movies, concerts, playing bridge, gathering with her many friends, traveling, summer family vacations, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a stay-at-home mom for her early family years, raising her 4 children. When the youngest entered school, she began working part time in retail sales for a series of Children's Boutiques, ending with a long employment at Marion Jackston in Los Altos. She and her husband Robert, a Mechanical Engineer, retired in 2006 and looked forward to traveling the world. They traveled extensively to mainland Europe, visiting France, Italy, and Switzerland, and to Ireland, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, Canada, and many destinations in the United States. She was greatly loved by her husband, family and many friends. She was buried in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Los Altos on February 4, 2021 in a quiet graveside service attended by her family and friends. She will be remembered and greatly missed by her husband and family.
Published by San Francisco Chronicle from Feb. 17 to Feb. 21, 2021.