Margaret Althiser

    January 29, 1926  -  December 2, 2011


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Richmondville (Schoharie County): Margaret G. Althiser 85, of Rigley Road died Friday December 2nd at the Cobleskill Regional Hospital after a brief illness.

Mrs. Althiser was born in Southend On Sea, England a daughter of George and Florence Mary (Windley) Brown. She was educated in England and came to the USA in 1946, living on the farm in Richmondville for over 60 years. Margaret worked as a Home Health Aide at the former Haven Manor in Cobleskill along with several other adult homes and nursing homes. She enjoyed raising her very large and extended family and in her later years enjoyed reading books, tending to her flower gardens, wild birds, and her pets.

She was married to Charles Edward Althiser on December 26, 1944 until his death on October 26, 1997.

Survivors include her ten children: Carolyn M. Scholfield of NYC, Ray E. (Sharon) Althiser of Richmondville, Charles Peter (Margaret) Althiser of Cobleskill, Randy W. (Darlene) Althiser of Summit, David J. (Bonnie) Althiser of Richmondville, Brenda (Robert) Hanagan of Big Horn, WY, Barbara L. Althiser of Worcester, Ruth E. (Greg) Althiser of Cobleskill, Brian C. Althiser of Richmondville and Keith G. (Julia) Althiser of Richmondville, two brothers Sonny of England and Robin of France, one sister Ruby Lilley of England, 27 grandchildren and many, many great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Althiser to Catskill Area Hospice, 795 E. Main St. Suite #11, Cobleskill, NY 12043, OR the Richmondville Volunteer Emergency Squad, PO Box 11, Richmondville, NY 12149. The Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home of Cobleskill along with the Langan Funeral Home of Schoharie and Central Bridge are assisting the family during their time of need.



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Born: January 29, 1926

Place of Birth: Southend On Sea, SK England

Death: December 2, 2011

Place of Death: Cobleskill, NY

Occupation: Home Health Aide

Hobbies: Raising her family, reading books,tending to her flower gardens wild birds and her pets


This memorial provided by:
Langan Funeral Home
Schoharie, NY