May 18, 2020
Margaret W. Canale, of Chevy Chase, Maryland passed away peacefully at home on May 18, 2020. She was born in Jewell, Kansas, the daughter of Fred and Georgiana Welstead Dunham on January 18, 1925. Margaret attended Kansas State University where she met her future husband, Francis X. Canale. They were married on September 7, 1944 at Fort Reilly, Kansas. After WWII they moved to Brooklyn, NY and then to Long Island where they raised 7 children. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Alf and Roy Dunham and sister, Olivia Pennington and son-in-law Randall Bruch. She is survived by her children, Frank Canale (Mary Jane) of Washington, DC, Ed Canale of New York City, Joe Canale (Sue) of Eugene, Oregon, Dave Canale (Margaret Mary) of Little Falls, New Jersey, Peggy Canale of Alexandria, Virginia, Mike Canale (Lisa) of Flemington, New Jersey, Liz Canale of Woodbridge, Virginia; 9 grandchildren, Jamie, Joe (Michele), Kate, Mike (Heather), Chris (Aubray), Alex (Julie), Brendan and his fiancée, Hilary Stanmyer, Jen Dillon (Matt), Phil; 9 great grandchildren, Vincent, Louis, Benny, Lilly, Will, Devin, Marcy, Evelyn, Scarlett; plus many nieces, nephews and friends. A special thanks to Lakshmi Puri Danis and Angel Cuanias, our mother's long-time caregivers and to JSSA Hospice. A private Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2020 at Miller Funeral Home followed by interment at Quantico National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Feeding America, World Central Kitchen. As a Home Economics major, our mom knew the importance of a balanced meal.
Margaret W. Canale, of Chevy Chase, Maryland passed away peacefully at home on May 18, 2020. She was born in Jewell, Kansas, the daughter of Fred and Georgiana Welstead Dunham on January 18, 1925. Margaret attended Kansas State University... View Obituary & Service Information
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