Margaret Ruth Dame

Hawley /
11 Feb 2020 | 11:19

Margaret Ruth Dame of Hawley, Pa., died on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at home. She was 72.

Daughter of the late Nelson and Ethel (Jones) Kingston, she was born on Oct. 28, 1947, in Lords Valley, Pa.

She was a graduate of Wallenpaupack High School and later worked as a receptionist at several doctor offices. Margaret enjoyed doing cross stitch, needlepoint, and working on puzzles.

Margaret was an incredibly loving mother and grandmother. Following her retirement, she got do what she wanted most, spending time with her family.

Surviving is her son, Brian C. Martin, and wife, Valerie, of Glenmoore, Pa.; daughters, Lisa Martin of Hawley and Lauren Mercado and husband, Joe, of Olyphant, Pa.; brother, Thomas Kingston of Blooming Grove, Pa.; sisters, Catherine Kingston, Judy Broncatello and husband, John, and Rebecca Alday and husband, Jim, all of New Jersey, and Lori VanDunk and Ethel Kingston, both of Simpson, Pa.; and grandchildren, Tyler Brexel, JT Martin, Devon Brexel, Tori Martin, and Max Mercado.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Dame; her daughter Kristina Lynn Dame; brothers Nelson and William Kingston; and her sister Ruth Wargo.

Following cremation, her family received friends on Feb. 5 at Hessling Funeral Home, Honesdale, Pa. A memorial service followed.