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Obituary for Margaret Katherine Oldfield

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Margaret Katherine Corbett Oldfield, age 88, of 82 Petrova Ave, Saranac Lake, died Sunday, July 05, 2015 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

Born in Saranac Lake, New York on December 21, 1926, she was the daughter of William and Dorothy (Buckley) Corbett. She married Delbert Oldfield on October 16, 1948 in Saranac Lake. He predeceased her on June 16, 2002.

Margaret was a lifelong member of St. Bernard’s church. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School June of 1944. Margaret then attended Albany Business College. She worked for Western Union for 3 years and 11 years for Paul Smiths Electric Co. Margaret also worked at the Parnell Shoe Salon for 3 years and spent 25 years at the I. B. Hunt Insurance Agency.

She is survived by two daughters Dorothy Sherrer and her husband Jon of Toledo, OH and Maureen Oldfield of Saranac Lake, three grandchildren Christopher Pletenik of Seattle, WA, Adele Pickreign of Saranac Lake and Allyson Pickreign of Saranac Lake and one great granddaughter Ryleigh Pletenik. She was preceded in death by one son John Oldfield and her brother John Corbett.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 3:00 PM on Thursday July 9, 2015 at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake with Rev. Thomas Higman officiating. Burial will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery in Saranac Lake.

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