Margaret F. (Cawley) Wolcott

Born: Mon., Aug. 5, 1918
Died: Tue., Dec. 31, 2013


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 03, 2014
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

12:00 PM Fri., Jan. 03, 2014
Location: St. Raphael's Catholic Church

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Margaret F. Wolcott beloved mother, grandmother and Godmother
Eldred- Margaret F. Wolcott, 95, of Main St., passed away Tuesday (December 31st, 2013) in her home following a long illness.
Born August 5th, 1918 in Eldred she was a daughter of Mark L. and Mary C. Hughes Cawley.  On June 22nd, 1946 in St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Eldred, she married F. Joseph Wolcott, who preceded her in death on April 18th, 2013.
Margaret was a 1935 graduate of Eldred High School and a 1939 graduate of Seton Hill College (PA) with a Bachelor’s of the Arts Degree in Education.  She had resided on Main St. in Eldred since 1946.
Mrs. Wolcott taught in Leechburg (Pa) Schools for several years.  She was then employed by Bell Aircraft in Buffalo during WWII. She later continued her career in education at the Eldred High School until it closed in 1958. She then was employed in the Science and Home Economics department at Otto-Eldred High School in Duke Center for many years retiring in 1978.
She was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church and their Alter Rosary Society.  She was also a member of the PA State Education Association and the Otto-Eldred Retired Teachers Association.
Margaret enjoyed sewing, cooking and ceramics, but mostly just enjoyed spending time with her Joe.
Surviving are 2 sons, Jeffrey (Jane) Wolcott of Olean and Jerome (Carol) Wolcott of Allison Park, Pa;  3 grandchildren, Katie Wolcott, Joseph Wolcott and Sarah Wolcott; a brother, M. Bernard (Carol) Cawley of Kenmore. NY; one sister, Mary Alice (Duane) Lyons of Greece, NY; She is also survived by a sister in law, Caroline Cawley of Eldred; and her loving Goddaughter, Becky Cawley Beno of Ashtabula, OH; she was a loving aunt to several nieces and nephews.  
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a son, Floyd Joseph “Jody” Wolcott in 1961; 2 brothers, James Cawley and Robert Cawley; and one sister Joan Emerson.
Friends may call Friday (January 3rd, 2013) at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred from 10am to 12 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas E. Brown as celebrant.  Burial will follow in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Association.  
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