Margaret Ruth Hoskins
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Margaret Ruth Hoskins
  • October 14, 1949 - April 13, 2017
  • Greensboro, North Carolina

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Margaret Ruth Hoskins, 67, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Beacon Place Hospice.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 21, 2017, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 2230 West Market Street. Interment will follow at Westminster Gardens Cemetery, 3601 Whitehurst Road.

Margaret was born October 14, 1949, in Bethesda, Maryland, to the late Benjamin Harrison and Julienne Margaret Hoskins. She received her nursing degree from Yakima Valley Community College, Washington State. For twenty years, she worked in the Cardiac Care Unit at Moses Cone Hospital. In 1999, Margaret was the recipient of the Great 100 award for Nursing Excellence in North Carolina. Those who knew her best would say she was strong willed and very determined. Some of her hobbies included embroidery, gardening and doing other arts and crafts. She was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bennie and Bill Hoskins. She is survived by her brothers, Pat Hoskins of Snohomish, WA, Mike Hoskins of WA State and her sisters, Jennie Myers of Colfax, WA, Gina Hoskins and Mary Cadena, both of Greensboro, NC. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., with a Vesper service starting at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 20, at Hanes Lineberry North Elm Chapel in the Lineberry Center, 515 North Elm Street.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Margaret's memory to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405.