Margaret Y. Beaton, 96, peacefully entered into eternity on January 9, 2018, at Eastside Center for Health and Rehab. She was born on April 10, 1921, in Argyle, Maine, the daughter of Joseph and Georgiana (Chamberlain) Slager.
Margaret's life was dedicated to raising her nine children to be good citizens and people of faith. Her family has many loving memories of the great times spent with Mom being Mom.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Donald; daughters, Laurie Mauro, Pamela Onofrietti, and Donna Dilg; granddaughter, Stacie Beaton; great-great-grandson Jaxon Leavitt; sisters, Stella Goss, Priscilla Goudie, and Kay Kenney; brothers, Harold and Henry Slager; sons-in-law, Donald Betts and William Hanlon. Margaret is survived by children, Dana Beaton and wife, Martha, of Whitehall, PA, Bonnie Betts of Woodville, ME, Barbara Hanlon of Senoia, GA, Barry Beaton and wife, Lee, of Dingman's Ferry, PA, Brian Beaton of Dingman's Ferry, PA, Kerrie Lall and fiancé Mickey LaBreck of Augusta, ME; sixteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Mom always said, "Send me flowers when I'm alive so I can enjoy them." In keeping with her wishes, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to your favorite charity.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018, at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 768 Ohio St., Bangor. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Catholic Cemetery, Ohio St., Bangor. A luncheon will be held at the church hall following the burial. Messages and memories may be shared with the family at kileyandfoley.com
Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor.
Published on January 13, 2018