Kivlin, Margaret Louise
Birth: Friday, October 31, 1924 in Bushwood, Maryland
Residence: Greenbelt, Maryland
Death: Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the age of 91
Laid to Rest: Friday, April 29, 2016 in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery, Bushwood, Maryland
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Margaret Louise Kivlin "Possum", 91, of Greenbelt, MD formerly from Bushwood, MD passed away on April 23, 2016 in Greenbelt, MD. Born on October 31, 1924 in Bushwood, MD she was the daughter of the late Pauline Frances Long and George Lancaster Lawrence.
Possum was the loving wife of the late James Anthony Kivlin, whom she married on June 3, 1945 in St. Aloysius Catholic Church Leonardtown, MD, and preceded her in death on September 26, 1970.
Possum is survived by her children; Jennifer Ann Kivlin of Grand Junction, CO, Margaret Charlene Reppeto of Deerfield Beach, FL, Charles Franklin (Janet) Kivlin of Palm City, FL, 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her siblings; Thomas Lawrence, Alice Lawrence "LovePot", William Lawrence "Buck" , Ann Abell, and Moses Lawrence. She graduated from St. Mary's Academy.
She worked as a secretary for a Washington, DC group of Stock Brokers for 28 years, retiring in 1985. Possum belonged to the St. Hugh's Sodality, Golden Age Club, American Legion. She enjoyed playing the piano, dancing, traveling, boating with her husband, family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 5:00 PM 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bushwood, MD with Father Anthony Lickteig officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be; George Abell, Sid Lawrence, Quinn Lawrence, Hugh Lawrence, Robert Abell, and George Lawrence. Contributions may be made to; Christian Appalachian Project, Boys Town, Mary Knoll Fathers, and Brothers, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.