Margaret N. Brainard

MECCA – Margaret N. Brainard, 89, of Mecca died at 8:28 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.

She was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Lowellville, the daughter of the late Fred and Hattie Heasley Nock.

She was a Hubbard High School graduate. Margaret worked and retired as a press operator for more than 25 years at Packard Electric in Warren.

Margaret enjoyed playing bingo and she loved to play the slot machines.

Survivors include her daughter, Harriet Smith of Cortland; nine grandchildren, William (Gail) Hettrick, Vicky (Jeremy) Faust, Rich (Melanie) Bresenhan, Steven Wilson, John (Michelle) Granny, Robert (Monica) Granny, Jennifer (Michael) Scharba, John Smith Jr., Joseph Smith; 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Nock of Hubbard; and sister, Nancy Monteleone of Fort Pierce, Fla.

Other than her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her second husband, Howard F. Brainard; first husband, Stephen Molody; her daughter, Stephanie Wilson in 1988; her stepdaughter, Julianna Anastasiadis; son-in-law, John Smith Sr.; and her siblings, Dorothy Wiscott, Betty Sarver and John Nock.

Funeral services will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel in Cortland. Family and friends may visit one hour prior to the service.

Burial will take place privately on Monday at All Souls Cemetery in Bazetta.

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