Margaret Ellen Spilane
Spilane, Margaret Ellen Age 79 of Crystal, MN. Lost her battle with Parkinson's at home on January 13, 2020. Preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Hazelle Lowney and daughter, Colleen. Survived by husband of 56 years, John Spilane; son, John Spilane Jr.; daughter, Kelly Johnson and grandchildren, Megan, Melanie, Matthew and Marshall; brother, Joel Lowney. Margaret worked as a hair stylist for 50 years at Jackie Ann Hair Stylists. Creative to her core, Margaret was always sewing, painting, doing ceramics and crafting. Over the years, she was host mom to 42 young people. Exchange students, international camp counselors and local youth needing a safe place to live, they lived with us for as long as a year. In addition, she was host mom to 45 high school age foster children, through a volunteer program with Hennepin County. Special thanks to Margaret's caregivers, Darneshia, Darla, Lisa and the staff at Grace Hospice. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 1st at the Church of St. Margaret Mary, 2301 Zenith Ave North, Golden Valley.. Visitation starting at 10:00 am with lunch served after Mass. Cremation Society of Minnesota Brooklyn Park, MN
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