March 8, 1934 ~ October 3, 2018

Modena, NY

Margaret Lillian (Rissmeyer) Pilson, 84 of Modena, entered into rest on October 3, 2018. The daughter of the late Ernest and Catherine (Seymour) Rissmeyer, she was born March 8, 1934 in Cedarhurst, Long Island, NY.

Margaret is survived by her husband, William Charles Pilson of Modena; her son, William R. Pilson of Modena; daughters, Linda Bender and her husband, William of Wallkill and Sandra Dombek and her husband, Thomas of Syracuse; her brother, Ernest Rissmeyer; grandchildren: Joshua Dombek of Syracuse, Christopher Bender of Newburgh, Patrick and Emily Bender of Wallkill; great-grandchildren: Peyton Bender and Wyatt Bender; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Bonnie Pilson, and siblings, George Rissmeyer and Kathleen Rissmeyer.

Margaret was a loving wife, and mother. She loved spending time with her family, listening to country music, going to the park to feed the ducks, playing board games, and doing crossword puzzles.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 5 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 6 at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Route 9W, Newburgh.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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