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Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart

Obituary for Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart

August 7, 2017


Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart (96) (born July 27th, 1921) died peacefully at Beverly Hospital on August 7th, 2017.
Margaret was the daughter of Harry Maze Jenks & Martha Agerter Jenks of Wolverhampton, England.
She moved to the United States in the 1930s & graduated from the Jokake School in Phoenix, AZ in 1937. She then went to UCLA, Scripps & Wellesley.
Margaret was a nurse's aide (candy striper) when she met Peter M. Hart in L.A. in 1942 & married in 1943.
They had 5 children & lived in Woodbury, CT, Gloucester, MA, & Chestertown, MD. before Peter Sr. died in 2012.
Margaret lived the last few years of her life at BrightView Senior Living in Danvers, MA.
She was an avid reader, letter writer, swimmer & walker.
Margaret was predeceased by son Alfred L Hart II & brother Terry Jenks.
Margaret is survived by son Peter Murray Hart Jr. & his wife Martha Kite Hart of Gloucester, MA daughter Martha Hart Honders of Newcastle, Nevis, son John & his wife Lori Pearson-Hart of Lynn, MA & daughter Angela & her husband Greg Smith of Venice, FL.
She also leaves grandchildren Alexandra Hart McClain, Emelyn Hart, William Hart, Augustus Honders, Kelsey & Dana Griffin + 4 great grandchildren.
An internment will follow in the fall in Waterbury, CT.

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