Margaret A. (Anderson) Wagstaff, age 86, of Canton, GA, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away on July 30, 2015.
Margaret was born on September 22, 1928 in Salisbury, MA. She was the cherished daughter of the late Minot and Ruth (Kempton) Anderson and dear sister of the late Robert Anderson. Margaret’s family moved frequently and ultimately settled in Wilmington, MA, where she graduated from Wilmington High School.
Margaret worked for the Town of Wilmington for many years, most recently as the Executive Secretary to the Town Manager. After 26 loyal years of service to the town, Margaret retired in 1990.
Margaret was the beloved wife of the late Robert L. Wagstaff; devoted mother of Richard Wagstaff of Canton, GA; Mark Wagstaff and his wife, Laurel, of Methuen, MA; Lynne Wagstaff of Canton, GA; and the late Robert A. Wagstaff of Salem, MA. She was the loving grandmother of Kristyn Mohrmann and her husband Richard Mohrmann, Matthew Waring and Lauren Waring. Margaret is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Family and friends will gather for a funeral service at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Avenue (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, August 15th at 10 a.m. Interment will take place in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Casual attire is encouraged. Memorial donations in Margaret’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.