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Marguerite C McKenna

August 7, 1933 — November 6, 2022

Milton, VT-Marguerite McKenna, 89, passed away peacefully November 6, 2022, at UVM Medical Center, with her loving family by her side. Marguerite was born on August 7, 1933, in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Joseph Garthaffner and Margaret (Keating). Marguerite was a telephone operator for most of her working life and was also very involved in volunteering for the Telephone Pioneers of America. In her early years Marguerite was a CCD teacher at St. Marks in Burlington and was a parishioner at St. Ann Church in Milton for over 30 years. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting hats and blankets for the babies in the NICU and was a part of the Red Hat Ladies group. Marguerite enjoyed traveling, especially to Eastern Europe exploring her German roots. She is survived by her children, Matthew McKenna of Milton, Jennifer Babcock (Byron Gabaree) of Williston, and Martha McKenna of Winooski; and her brother Francis Garthaffner (Judith) of Huntington NY. She is predeceased by her husband Thomas A. McKenna; her parents, Joseph Garthaffner and Margaret (Keating); her son Joseph McKenna; and her brothers, Joseph Garthaffner and John Garthaffner. A memorial mass will be held on Monday, November 14, 11:00 AM at St. Ann Church. A burial will immediately follow at St. Ann Cemetery.
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