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GROTON — Margaret King, 89, died peacefully at her home in RiverCourt Residences in Groton, Massachusetts on Aug. 20, 2006.

She was born in Medina, New York on Aug. 24, 1916, daughter of the late Earl and Bertha Smith.

She was the wife of the late Robert King who died in 1999.

She grew up in the western New York area and was a graduate of Buffalo State College where she received a bachelor’s degree in education. She taught for many years in several schools in western New York. She lived in Orchard Park, New York, for over 50 years and moved to Massachusetts in 2004.

Mrs. King is survived by a son, Dennis King, and his wife, of Wayland, New York, a daughter, Susan Weeks, and her husband, of Groton, Massachusetts, four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Orchard Park, New York. Donations may be made to the Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 531313, Henderson, NV 89053, http://www.eyesight.org.

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