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Margery Goldsmith Engel ’29

ENGEL–Margery G., 100, died peacefully on November 10, 2012 in the home where she had lived since 1941. A graduate of Smith College ’33, she was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, George C. Engel; her companion of 16 years, Howard M. Harris; her son, George C. Engel, Jr.; and her siblings, Eleanor Karger and Harry Goldsmith.

She met sorrow with strength and cherished rich and loving connections with all of her family and friends. Margery is survived by her daughter, Susan E. Golden and her son, John P. Engel; daughters-in-law, Diana Engel and Elaine Reichek and son-in-law, Philip Golden; grandchildren, Deborah Goldberg, Nancy Lazarus, Robert Golden, Laura Engel, James Engel, Maria Engel and Luisa Engel; seven great-grand children; Peter Harris, and his wife, Janice Harris; Benjamin Harris and Jesse Harris.

Contributions in Margery’s honor will be welcomed by New York Service for the Handicapped/Camp Oakhurst and The Center to Advance Palliative Care at The Mount Sinai Hospital.