Margaret M. Trahan
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Margaret M. Trahan
  • December 8, 1927 - January 9, 2016
  • W. Wareham, Massachusetts

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Margaret M. "Margie" (Holmes) Trahan, age 88, of W. Wareham, formerly of Cape Coral, FL, and New Bedford, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2016 in the Royal of Fairhaven.

Born in Provincetown, MA the daughter of the late Gabriel and Alice (Brown) Holmes, she spent 45 years in New Bedford before moving to Cape Coral, FL in 1972 and returning to Wareham four years ago.

Mrs. Trahan was employed as a Saleswoman with McCreery's Department Store in Ft. Myers, FL for 20 years, prior to that she worked as a Seamstress at several mills in New Bedford. She enjoyed making clothing for family and sewing, but what brought the most joy to her life was her family.

She is survived by a son Lawrence A. Trahan of W. Wareham; a daughter Jeanne Raphael of New Bedford; a brother John Holmes of New Bedford; three sisters Betty Vierra, Linda Pierce and Ruth Lewis all of New Bedford; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Trahan was also the sister of the late Loretta Wnek, Mary Ellen Ribeiro, James Holmes and Gabriel Holmes.

Her Memorial Visitation will be held on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 6 to 8PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT FAIRLAWN 180 Washington St., Fairhaven, MA. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her honor may be made to: CHAMPs Animal Shelter 1057 Main St., W. Wareham, MA 02576 or visit: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr