Margaret Kanzler, 95 of Springfield passed away peacefully at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro on February 15, 2019.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Mrs. K at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave. Union on Friday from 11 AM to 12 noon, with a funeral service being celebrated in the funeral home at 12 noon. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.
Born in Newark, Mrs. K lived in Springfield and was a lifelong New Jersey resident. A devoted mother of five, Margaret was loved by all for her nurturing manner, and was known for her larger than life personality. She will be greatly missed.
Margaret was the beloved wife of the late Edward R. Kanzler who passed away in 1973. She was the loving mother of Edward R. Kanzler, Kathryn O'Donnell, BeverlyAnn Bartecsko, Arlene Kanzler (her lifelong confidante) and the late Kenneth Patrick Kanzler; cherished Nan of nine grandchildren, great-grandmother of 14, and great-great-grandmother of six. Aunt Margie is also survived by her neighbor Jimmy and his son James, who held a special place in her heart.
At the family's request, please omit flowers; and all are invited to dress in semi-casual attire for the funeral services.