Margaret E. Bickerton, an election inspector, died Sunday in her Town of Tonawanda home following a lengthy illness. She was 77.
The former Margaret E. Rennie graduated from Riverside High School.
She was a member of Deerhurst Presbyterian Church and a Republican voting inspector for the Town of Tonawanda for about 30 years. She also worked at L.L. Berger in the Town of Tonawanda in sales for 15 years beginning in the mid-1970s.
Her husband of 50 years, Richard W., died in 2004.
Surviving are three daughters, Barbara L. and Rebecca S. Yeates, both of the Town of Tonawanda, and Heather M. Burtch of Williamsville; three sons, William R. of Williamsville, Richard W. Jr. of Alexandria, Va., and Andrew J. of Fort Myers, Fla.; one sister, Barbara Bickerton of Scarborough, Ont.; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Chapel of the Elms in Elmlawn Cemetery. Burial will follow.