obit art 15Margaret Dickerson, 91, of Cadiz, died Monday, May 4, at Community Hospice in New Philadelphia surrounded by her family.  She was born August 25, 1923 in Bannock, Ohio a daughter of the late George and Mary Rickwalder Staso.

She was a housewife and was a member of Scott United Methodist Church in Cadiz.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband, John Harry Dickerson in 1999; five brothers: John, Joseph, Andrew, Emro, and Mike Staso; and two sisters, her twin sister, Elizabeth Prevot and Helen Maleyrick.

She is survived by two daughters: Marie Wilson of Cadiz and Mary Rothel and her husband Mark of New Philadelphia; a grandson, John Wilson of Cadiz and a granddaughter, Rebekah Rothel of New Philadelphia; a special buddy, Jon Little of Scio; two sisters-in-law, Anne Root and Helen Milliken; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, May 6 from 2-4 and 6-8 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz where funeral service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Jon Little officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice House, 716 Commercial Ave., SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663-9367.

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