Margaret Russell Wagner passed away unexpectedly on Friday October 26, 2018 at age 56.
Margaret was born on July 9, 1962 to Tom and Mary Russell who reside in North Cohocton. In addition to her parents, Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her husband Bernie Lemp, her son Andrew and daughter-in-law Jayna; brothers and sisters, Teresa Russell (Jim Vogt), Becky Moore, Annette (Phil) Riesenberger, Tim (Robin) Russell, Mark (Donna) Russell; many loving nieces and nephews; stepchildren and step-grandchildren; and many dear friends. She is predeceased by her brother-in-law Bart Bartholomay.
Margaret was a graduate of Wayland Cohocton Central School. She earned a Master's degree in Biology and was employed in the medical field. Margaret spent 18 years working for Eli Lily and Company in Indianapolis, IN. She and Bernie then returned to the area to be close to family.
Margaret was a loving person and her home was always open to everyone- she loved hosting family gatherings. Margaret loved her dogs very much and considered them her best friends.
A celebration of Margaret's life will be held Saturday November 3. Calling hours will be from 12pm to 2pm with a service to follow at Baird-Moore Funeral Home, 154 S. Main St, Naples, NY 14512.
Donations in memory of Margaret can be made to Lollypop Farm, Ontario County Humane Society, or charity of your choice.