Margaret L. Strachan

Margaret L. Strachan

Margaret Latham Strachan, born March 21, 1923, in East Williston, N.Y., died Sept. 9, 2010.

Daughter of George and Elizabeth Latham, she attended Friends Academy, Beaver College and Parsons School of Design.

In 1947, Margaret married Kenneth MacDonald Strachan. Formerly of East Williston, she was a lifelong summer and, in later years, full-time resident of Orient. Margaret loved painting watercolors and her friends and family in Orient.

Surviving are her daughter, Leslie; sons Kenneth Jr. and Stuart; daughters-in-law Bernadette and Deirdre; as well as grandsons Stuart Jr., Christopher and Ian. She is also survived by her brother, Ritchie Latham of Orient, and sister, Ann Bliss of Vermont.

Services will be held at Orient Congregational Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19.

Memorial donations may be directed to Orient Congregational Church, P.O. Box 425, Orient, NY 11957.

Arrangements were handled by Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.