WESTFORD - Margaret J. (Jerome) Oliver, age 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at Emerson Hospital in Concord after a period of declining health.
She was born in New London, CT on August 31, 1928, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Rema (Ungerer) Jerome.
She held an Associates Degree from Mitchell College in New London, Connecticut.
Margaret was a resident of Westford for the past ten years and was formerly of Acton where she lived for fifty years. She loved to sing and was one of the founding members of the Acton Community Chorus, where she was a member for thirty years. Music and singing were her passion and she took voice lessons well into her 80's. She also greatly enjoyed a game of Scrabble or Bingo.
She loved children and animals and was especially fond of horses. She donated regularly to several animal charities. In her younger years, Margaret was a member of the girl scouts and was proud to see her granddaughters become members later in life.
She is survived by her three children, Kris Oliver and his wife, Jane of Sutton, MA, Donald Oliver and his wife, Sandra Olsen of Middletown, CT, and Laurie Oliver and her husband, George Minor of Westford; Margaret was a beloved Nana to eight grandchildren, Alethea Cono and her husband, Jason, Rebecca Randolph and her husband, Tom, Ashley Oliver - Olsen and his wife, Tanya, Daniel Oliver, Aaron Olsen, Caitlin Oliver - Olsen, Rose Oliver - Pestana and Emma Oliver - Minor, and three great grandchildren, Siena, Ellie, and Mikayla as well as many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Jack, Richard, George and William Jerome.
Arrangements - Family and friends are invited to celebrate Margaret's life at the J. A. HEALY SONS FUNERAL HOME, 57 N. Main St., WESTFORD on Friday, Dec. 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. Her Funeral Service will take place on Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m at the United Methodist Church of Westford, 10 Church St., Westford. (Friends are asked to please meet at Church) Interment to take place at Pine Grove Cemetery off Forge Village Road in Westford following the service.
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM ,Friday, December 7, 2018
J. A. Healy Sons Funeral Home
57 North Main Street Westford, MA 01886
10:00 AM ,Saturday, December 8, 2018
United Methodist Church
10 Church Street Westford, MA 01886
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Pine Grove Cemetery
Forge Village Road Westford, MA 01886