Margaret Harrison, 90

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Margaret Harrison, 90, of Rhinebeck, passed away on Tuesday at the Whittier Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Ghent, NY.

Prior to moving to Rhinebeck and for many years she was a social worker with the State of West Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the State of North Carolina.

Born on July 12, 1922, in Caruthersville, MO, she was the daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Gillespie) Asher. She earned her Masters degree in Social Work at the University of West Virginia.

Margaret married Robert L. Harrison and he predeceased her in 1978.

She is survived by a daughter; Noralie “Noni” VanSon of Ancram, NY, two sons; George Finger of Staten Island, NY, and Bo Harrison of West Virginia, five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 12 to 2 pm. Funeral services will be held at 02:00 PM with Pastor Luis R. Perez officiating. Interment will be private.

Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 91 E. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY.

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