Margaret J. Kulacz
WILMOT — Margaret J. Kulacz, 83, a longtime resident of Wilmot, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, following a sudden illness.
Margaret was born in Sanbornton, on January 19, 1929, the daughter of Frank and Eva (Deware) Keith. She lived in Franklin until moving to Wilmot in 1982.
For several years, she worked at New Hampshire Ball Bearing in Laconia, and later worked as an aide, and later in housekeeping, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton.
She enjoyed gardening and wildlife, especially watching the hummingbirds at her feeders. Margaret was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post No. 1698 in Franklin, and was active for a time with the Red Hat Society. An avid bowler, Margaret continued playing with the Senior Bowling League of Concord, up until the Wednesday prior to her death. She was predeceased by her daughter, Shirley Huckins, in 1999; and by her husband, Stanley J. Kulacz Sr., who died in 2000.
Her family includes sons Frank M. Kulacz of Loudon, Stanley J. Kulacz of Wilmot and Brian K. Kulacz of Wilmot; a daughter, Vickie A. Robie, of Concord, son-in-law, Roland G. Huckins of Tilton; a brother, Robert Keith, of Northfield; a sister, Mary Dunn, of New Port Richey, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. Private burial will be in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, with her husband Stanley, a U.S. Army Veteran.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Margaret’s name to the Laconia Humane Society, P.O. Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247-0572.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com.