ELDRED: Margaret Albertie Lynaugh, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2001, at her home at 340 Summer St. in St. Johnsbury.

She was born in North Concord, Vt., Feb. 6, 1935, the daughter of Goldie Baird Lynaugh and Harland Lynaugh. She married Howard Earle Eldred Feb. 21, 1952, in Lunenburg; he predeceased her May 13, 1999. They were longtime residents of St. Johnsbury and celebrated 47 years of marriage together.

She had five siblings, Archie Lynaugh, Viola McNan, Leona Nichols, Mary Lynaugh and Irene Bishop.

She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Eldred; and grandson, Zachary Farmer, of Burlington; her great-aunt, Violet Baird Mattheau; sisters Leona Nichols of Windsor, Vt., and Irene Bishop and husband Lee of Concord, Vt.; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at Sayles Funeral Home, 525 Summer St., St. Johnsbury, Thursday, Jan. 3 at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the spring in the South Victory cemetery. Friends and family are invited to attend a get-together to celebrate Margaret & #039;s life at the home of Irene and Lee Bishop in Concord, Vt., immediately following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 485, Williston, VT 05495, or to SAD/SAC, P.O. Box 8, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.

Sayles Funeral Home, 525 Summer St., St. Johnsbury, is in charge of arrangements.

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