Surrounded by family, Margaret Elizabeth Ellis Coolidge, 87, of Kitty Hawk, NC crossed over to the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the Outer Banks Hospital, Nags Head, NC. She was born July 20, 1930, in the Bronx, NY and was the daughter of the late Margaret E. Montgomery and Harold W. Ellis.
Margaret lived a full life and always took time to support charitable causes that benefited animals. Margaret is survived by four children: Cathleen Parker of Woodbury, NY, Lynn Anne Coolidge of Mastic Beach, NY, Jennifer Coolidge (William Varley) of Fredericksburg, VA and J. Christopher Coolidge of Airville, PA. Margaret had ten grandchildren: Christine Becker of East Meadow, NY, Andrea Parker of Brooklyn, NY, Alison Parker of New York, NY, Karen Rytwinsky of Hershey, PA, Tracy Rytwinsky of Mastic Beach, NY, Jeff Coolidge of Mineola, NY, Ryan Thornton of Honolulu, HI, Sarah Sherrow of Jacksonville, FL, Alexander Sherrow of Douglas, WY and Morgan Sherrow of Tulsa, OK. Margaret also had two great-grandchildren: Kennedy Seymour of Tulsa, OK and Achilles Thornton of Honolulu, HI. Margaret is survived by her sister, Elizabeth Peet of Kitty Hawk, NC.
In keeping with Margaret’s wishes, there will be a graveside service in New York, details for which are being finalized.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Margaret’s name to Dare Hospice, PO Box 669, Manteo, NC 27954 or the Kitty Hawk Fire and Rescue, PO Box 207, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.TwifordFH.com.
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