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Margaret M. Considine, 102, active in service groups

March 23, 1912 – June 16, 2014

Margaret M. Considine, of Williamsville, active for many years in service organizations, died Monday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a short illness. She was 102.

Born in Buffalo to Irish immigrant parents, Miss Considine grew up in the Old First Ward and attended St. Brigid’s School and South Park High School. She earned a degree in accounting from Canisius College.

She worked 38 years for Mobil Oil Corp., 10 years for Child and Family Services and 16 years for the City of Buffalo’s job placement office. At age 80, she retired to save a co-worker’s job.

She continued driving until three years ago.

A 73-year member of Sigma Phi Gamma International Sorority, a service organization, she was president for two terms. She was active in the Third Order of Dominicans and served two terms as moderator.

She also was a past president of the St. Joseph’s Business Girls’ Association.

For years, she worked as a voter registrant in local and national elections.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:45 a.m. Friday in SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 5480 Main St., Williamsville.

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