Obituary for Margaret (Wittmann) Buscemi
MAYNARD: Margaret (Wittmann) Buscemi, 93, longtime resident of Maynard joined her beloved husband, the late Salvatore J. (Tut) Buscemi on March 23, 2017. She recently received loving care from St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham.
Margaret was born in Moos, Bavaria in Germany on December 10, 1923, the youngest child of the late Georg and Maria (Asen) Wittmann and was the dear younger sister of the late Marianne and Erwin. During World War II, Margaret met her husband, Tut, an American soldier stationed in Germany. They were married on September 14, 1947, making their home in Maynard, where Margaret became a most beloved member of the entire Buscemi clan. Everyone, relatives and friends, were always welcome at their home. Margaret was known for helping many people. Margaret was a member of the Maynard Emblem Club and a devout Catholic and parishioner of St. Bridget’s Parish.
"Mother" as she was affectionately called is survived by her three cherished daughters, Rosemary Kamal and her husband, Sajed, of Boston, Marianne Buscemi of San Francisco, CA and Christine Morgan and her husband, Paul, of Maynard. Also, known as "Grandma" or "Nonnie" she will be greatly missed by her four loving grandchildren, Ashok Kamal of San Diego, CA, Kyle William, Alexandra Margaret and Madison Rose Morgan of Maynard and many nieces and nephews who adored Auntie Margaret.
She was widely known for her famous banana bread and lasagna and even called the Cookie Lady by some children in the neighborhood. Margaret’s skills were amazing. Margaret was a homemaker and helped Tut with his produce business. She was a talented seamstress and sewed clothes for her family and many people came to her through the years for alterations as well.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Margaret on Tuesday, March 28th from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave. (Rt 111) Acton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 29th at 10:00 a.m. in St. Bridget’s Church, 1 Percival St., Maynard. Burial services will follow in St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Great Road, Maynard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Margaret may be made to: Maynard Booster Club, PO Box 438, Maynard, MA 01754. The Booster Club is special to Margaret due to their support of the student athletes of Maynard. Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com