Marguerite Austin Garrahan, 89, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2006. She was born January 19, 1917, in Binghamton, NY. She was the daughter of the late Leon and Ina Harris Austin. Marguerite was a member of Englewood Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Terry Garrahan, one son, Paul Leon Garrahan, one stepdaughter, Joyce Garrahan Peake, two stepsons, Donald B. and Bruce Garrahan. She leaves to cherish her memory, two daughters, Carol Garrahan Spear of Lewistown, NJ, Catherine Garrahan Metcalf and husband R. Dean of Rocky Mount, one stepdaughter, Minnie Garrahan Putman of Bath, NY, one sister, Janice A. Kinney and husband Ken of Waterloo, NY, two brothers, Clarence Austin of Harpersville, NY, George Austin and wife Crissy of Harpersville, NY, eighteen grandchildren and twenty-nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday, September 9, 2006, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowling Funeral Home with the Rev. Walt Griffith officiating. Visitation will follow after services. Burial will be at Nonadaga Cemetery, Bath, NY. In lieu of flowers, family requests that memorials be made to Englewood Presbyterian Church at 100 South Englewood Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowling Funeral Home & Crematory,Rocky Mount, NC
Published in the Rocky Mount Telegram on 9/8/2006.