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Margaret Marlow Link, 97, of Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 under the care of the Grenich Care facility in Bunker Hill, West Virginia for the last 3 years. She was the daughter of the late George and Ida Marlow of Charles Town. Margaret was preceded in death by her loving husband Adam B. Link, Jr., her sister Virginia Widmyer, and grandson Adam B. Link IV.  She is survived by her daughter Pamela  Wilmer, her husband John and daughter Tamara Quinn and husband John, and grandchildren Victoria and Quint Obendorfer, son Calvin H. Peterson III his wife Tarra and son Liam Joseph Peterson, son Adam B. Link III and his wife Diane, son Alexander B. Link.

Margaret worked in the 1950s and 1960s at Emmertts in Martinsburg managing the cosmetic department. Leaving there she went to Charles Town and became a dental assistant with Dr. Charles Cunningham until retiring in the 80’s. She and her husband became seasonal “Snowbirds” in Florida for over 35 years.

Margaret was a member of the Eastern Star in Shepherdstown going through the various stations and a 4-H leader for the Rumsey Climbers Club for 15 years. She also volunteered at Jefferson Memorial Hospital as a Pink Lady. Margaret was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Uvilla for many years. She graduated from Charles Town High School with the class of 1942.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020  at St. James Lutheran Church, Uvilla with Pastor Karen Erskine-Valentine officiating.

Interment will be private.

There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. James Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 2008, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

Arrangements are by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

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