Margaret S. Gang
October 8, 2018
Margaret Schmid Gang, 94, of East Syracuse passed away peacefully on Monday. She was born in Syracuse the daughter of Rudy and Mary Kraus Schmid and has resided in Collamer since 1950. She was a graduate of Central Tech High School. Margaret worked for Easy Washer Company before becoming a homemaker. She was a communicant of St. Matthew’s Church and was past president of the Mother’s Club Guild, volunteered with the Annual Bazar and many years worked in the Second Time Around Store. Margaret enjoyed singing and was a life long member of the German American Singing Society, and past president of the ladies chorus singing for 77 years. Her enjoyment of gardening got her involved with the Garden Center Association of CNY of which she was Past President. Her love of sewing and knitting for family and church got her involved with the Home Bureau. Margaret was a blood donor with the American Red Cross donating more than 10 gallons of Blood.
She was Past President of the Swiss Social Club Ladies Auxiliary and member of the Arion Stein Club and making 500 pounds of German Potato Salad for the Annual Oktoberfest. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Jack in 2002 and her daughter Anita Gang Richards in 2004.
Margaret is survived by three daughters, Linda (Greg) Coulombe, Gretchen (Michael) Novak, Heidi Gang, a son Eric (Katie) Gang, seven grandchildren Paul, Erika, Elizabeth, John Gang, Jessica Novak, Justin, Morgan Rodriguez, a great granddaughter Veronica.
Mass of Christian Burial Saturday at 11:00am in St. Matthew’s Church. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dewitt. Calling hours are Friday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Gang Memorial Chapel 104 Fordham Rd. at Teall Ave.