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Anne Marie McCabe Margolis, 88, of Solomons died Jan. 31, 2013, in Leonardtown.
Born May 22, 1924, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late John Michael McCabe and Eva Barbara Dement McCabe.
She graduated from Seton High School in Baltimore. She earned a bachelor of science degree in bacteriology at Notre Dame College in Baltimore and a master’s in liberal arts studies from Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.
She married George Margolis in 1950. Together they raised four children while living in North Carolina, Virginia, Vermont and New Hampshire. She moved to St. Mary’s County after living in Connecticut and New York.
She loved, inspired and celebrated the lives of those within her circle of family and friends. An accomplished artist, she spent much of her life working as a weaver, potter and sculptor. When she was not in the studio, she wrote poetry and studied contemporary art.
She was actively involved with Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center in Solomons and the HOPE food pantry in Lexington Park. She also served as a docent for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens in Washington, D.C. Prior to moving to St Mary’s County, she was a docent at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Conn., and a member of the New Hampshire League of Arts and Crafts. She was also a bacteriologist at Duke Hospital in Durham, N.C., served on the board of education in the Dresden School District and as a volunteer ski instructor in New Hampshire.
She is survived by her children, Susan Margolis (Scott DeYoung) of Ridgefield, Conn., Mac Margolis (Janice do Nascimento Cortez) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Josh Margolis (Kathy) of Greenbrae, Calif., and Dan Margolis (Lynne) of Salt Lake City; and her grandchildren, Anne Margolis, Jay DeYoung, Kate Margolis, Ryan Margolis, Lia Margolis, Brian Margolis, Brynne Margolis and Nina Margolis. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband and her brother, Jerry McCabe.
All services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, P.O. Box 99, Dowell, MD 20629; or Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield Funeral Home in Leonardtown.