Margaret “Peggy” L. Tubbs 96, of Ticonderoga died peacefully on Sunday March 6th at the Elderwood Nursing Home. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Tubbs whom she married in 1946. She was born in Salisbury, New York on January 19, 1926. Margaret was the daughter of the late George Wesley and Ethel (Simon) Sassman.
Survivors include one sister Joan Eaton of Florida, son Darwin Tubbs and his wife Sandy of Ticonderoga along with 3 step grandchildren, Shelly Hendrix, Casey Hunsdon, and Chad Trepanier, 3 granddaughters Tammy Wagner, Beth Chagnon, and Darcy Morse and 5 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Margaret was the salutatorian of the Cincinnatus High School class 1942. She then attended and graduated from Albany College of Pharmacy, Union University, and Bender Hygenic Laboratory. While attending college she was a member of the Lambda Kappa Sigma Beta Sorority. Upon graduating she accepted the position of chief medical technologist in the laboratory at Hudson City Hospital. She was a member of the American Society of Medical Technologist. After marriage Margaret moved to Crown Point with her husband where she became a respected member of the community where she enjoyed spending time with family and friends and where she became a member of the First Congregational Church. Being an avid collector of antiques she soon opened the Carriage House Antique shop on Main Street until the 1980s. The next chapter of her life would consist of traveling with her husband Arthur around the U.S. and went to every state except Hawaii, with Alaska being her favorite.
At the request of Margaret there will be no funeral service and in lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity. A viewing took place on March 11th for family and friends and a graveside service will take place at the White Church cemetery on May 6th at 11 a.m. under the direction of Harland Funeral Home.