Margaret Link

LINK, Margaret Virginia, 96, life long resident of Brookside, Ohio, died Tuesday, February 8, 2011, at Wheeling Medical Park.

She was born October 15, 1914 in Wheeling, W.Va., daughter of Gerald and Mary O’Malley Weekley.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred A. Link JR.; her son, Fred A. Link III, and her sister, Dorthy Lloyd.

Surviving are her sons, Don (Donna) of Dayton, Ohio, G. Michael (Toni) Of Galena, Ohio, David (Cindi) of Sunbury Ohio, Rick (Linda) of Bridgeport, Ohio, Mark (Laura) of Prestonsburg, Kentucky and a Sister Geraldine of Colerain, Ohio and a brother and sister-in-law, Chuck (Pat) Link of Bridgeport, She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Margaret was an owner and operator of her own Beauty Shop in Bridgeport for several years. She left this position to start a family and cared for her six beloved sons whom were her pride and joy. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and also the Catholic Daughters Association and was a dedicated volunteer at the St. Anthony’s Food Pantry. Her favorite activity was Ball Room Dancing with her late husband, Fred.

Friends will be received Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, OH, with vigil service at 7 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday February 11, 2011 at 10 am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, with Reverend John Mucha as celebrant. Interment will follow at Weeks Cemetery, Bridgeport.

Memorial Contributions may be made to either: St. Anthony’s Food Bank; or The Fred Link 111/ Margaret V. Link Memorial Fund for Under Privileged Children, c/o Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Bridgeport, OH 43912.

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