Obituary, ROUSSEAU, Margaret “Maggie”


ROUSSEAU, Margaret “Maggie” 82, of Watkins Glen, NY, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Schuyler Hospital. Margaret was born on June 11, 1932 in New York City. She resided in Wassaic Developmental Center for 51 years, then in Monroe Developmental Center for 5 years before making her home in Watkins Glen, where she was loved and cared for by staff from The Arc of Schuyler. Margaret is survived by her family, friends and volunteers of The Arc of Schuyler, including special friend and advocate, Barbara Specchio. People will miss her “bear hugs” and sweet smile. She enjoyed music, shopping, socializing, and had an extensive scarf collection. Friends are invited to call at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Wednesday, April 8th, from 10:00am-11:00am. A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at 11:00am at the funeral home, followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery and a reception at The Arc of Schuyler, 210 Twelfth St., Watkins Glen. Memorial contributions in Margaret’s name may be made to The Arc of Schuyler, 203 Twelfth St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891. You may sign a guestbook or light a “Candle of Remembrance” in her memory online at

Author: Harlem Valley News