Margaret M. Hatch of Wheaton, daughter of Austin and Nora McFadden, beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Hatch and mother of the late Thomas (Becky Prochaska), Meredith, Robert, Nancy (Michael) Voegtle, and Peggy Walker Hatch. Margaret was born on December 4, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio. She passed away on July 26, 2018. Her favorite role was wife and mother but to retain her sense of self she pursued a life of service. She was employed as Secretary to the Manager of the Electrical Division of National Acme Company in Cleveland after graduating from Ursuline Academy of the Sacred Heart (Windemere) in East Cleveland, Ohio. She attended Case Western Reserve University until her marriage. After years of living in Mount Lebanon, PA her husband was made Midwest Regional Sales Manager of Midland Ross Corporation which necessitated a move to Illinois. She was active in various PTA’s, as well as a fund raiser for American Field Service. She was employed by the Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging, and the DuPage Senior Citizens Council, where she served one year as President of the Board of Directors. She managed the Lifeline Program at Central DuPage Hospital. She served on the Board of Senior Home Sharing and the American Lung Association. She inherited her love of reading from her father and was happiest when she had a book in her hands, and when spending time with her grandchildren. She loved History and Historical Novels. She was preceded in death by her sister Patricia Stiadle. She is survived by her children, grandsons Thomas and Peter Hatch and granddaughters, Shea and Micaela Voegtle. Nieces Katy Beard (Ben), Susan Bennington (Charles), Pegi Duncan (Robert), and nephew John Lewis as well as grandnieces and grandnephews. A Memorial visitation will be held at St. Irene Church, 28W 441 Warrenville Rd., Warrenville, IL 60555 on August 11th from 9:30 until time of Memorial Mass 10:30. She will be inurned at St. Michael Cemetery in Wheaton following mass.
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