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Margaret J. Doolan

November 27, 1924 - March 5, 2017

Boonville- Margaret J. Doolen, 92, of State Route 12 passed away on March 5, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital.

She was born in Naginey, Pa. on November 27, 1924, a daughter of Louis and Rose Koszta Szakacs. Margaret was a graduate of Utica School of Commerce. Margaret taught school for seven years in a one room school house on Tug Hill, a job she immensely loved. She often said she would have taught for no pay because she loved teaching and the children so much. For several years Margaret owned and operated Margaret’s Drive-in and the Wishing Well Motel on Route 12. She married Robert R. Doolen Jr. on July 28, 1962 at the South Trenton Union Church. He died in September 8, 2016.

Surviving are nieces and nephews, Mary Gurney, Katherine Klee, Elizabeth Canam, Valerie Heyden and Neta Christian and a dear friend, Rick Simpson, Boonville, who looked out for Bob and Margaret for many years.

Margaret’s funeral will be on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 11 am. at Mills Funeral Home, 301 Post Street, Boonville. Calling hours will be from 10-11 a.m. prior the service. Spring burial will be in Turin Cemetery. Contributions can be made to Boonville Ambulance or to Steven Swan Humane Society.

For an online message of sympathy please go to www.millsfuneralhomes.com

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