Margaret Mary (Browne) Gaddis born on February 7, 1934 in Tralee, Ireland to Margaret Mary Browne. She passed peaceably at home November 18, 2019 at the age of 85. Margaret met her husband, US Air Force Airman, Marcel Ross Gaddis, in England. She came to the United States in 1959 and married Marcel Ross Gaddis in 1961 in Quincy, IN.
They traveled to many duty stations to include Anchorage, Alaska, Portland, Oregon, and California and had 5 children.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Marcel who passed away November 21, 2016.
Margaret is survived by her cousins Patrick Brosnan and Margaret Murphy of Tralee, Ireland. She is also survived by her five children: Marcel R. Gaddis of Spencer, IN, Kevin P. Gaddis of Springfield, VA, Geraldine F. Winston of Andrews, NC, Paul L. Gaddis of Murphy, NC, and Shannon J. Delp (Steve) of Spencer, IN, 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
After raising her children, Margaret worked for many years at the Cloverdale Convalescent Center. She enjoyed family, friends, music, gardening, following politics and current events. Margaret lived in Cloverdale, a town she loved, for more than 40 years before moving in with her daughter Shannon who lovingly provided care during her last years.
Friends and family are invited to share in a Celebration of Margaret’s Life on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Garrard Chapel Church, 7410 W. State Road 46, Bowling Green, IN 47883. Visitation will be 1100 am, funeral service will start at 1200.
All are invited to attend graveside services immediately afterwards at Combes Cemetery, 2 p.m. Combes Rd, Quincy, IN.
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