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Margaret "Ruth" Locke, a former Niagara Falls resident who worked at the Bell Aircraft plant in Wheatfield during World War II, died Tuesday (Aug. 31, 1999) in Vestal Nursing Center, Vestal.

The former Margaret Benbow, 75, was born in Niagara Falls. She and her husband of 54 years, Paul E., moved their family to Owego in 1957. Her husband is a resident of Vestal Nursing Center.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Locke is survived by two sons, James A. of Webster; David P. of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sisters, Mary Foss of Lewiston and Jane VanBrocklin; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Hardison Funeral Home, North Fourth and Ridge streets, Lewiston.


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