October 31, 2022

Margaret Mary Giles

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Margaret Mary Giles, nee Zincio, 74, passed away in her sleep on October 31, 2022 at the Pine Acres Home in Madison. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Succasunna where she lived for 48 years. Always the supportive wife, and up for an adventure in the early 2000’s she and Rick were fortunate enough to work in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania for twelve years.While there she established a dog rescue organization that allowed ex pats to adopt orphan dogs while abroad ensuring no dogs were left behind without a loving family. A talented nature photographer Margaret sold multiple works donating all proceeds to various charities. With an encyclopedic knowledge of art, music, and film there wasn’t a tune she didn’t know. Margaret was a parishioner of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna and was a teacher at the Sacred Heart School in Dover and school bus driver for the Roxbury Township Board of Education.

 She is survived by her husband John Richard Giles, Jr “Rick”. of 50 years, her daughter Cassie and her husband Chris, their children Cooper and Charlotte “Cricket” Groll and her 3 sisters; Cassie Zincio, Carolyn Cuda and Sharon Walters as well as many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ. (973)-584-7264. (davishepplewhitefh.com) Friday, November 4th from 4 – 7 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna, NJSaturday,November 5th, at 12 noon.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Margaret’s name toSt. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center Madison, 575 Woodland Ave, Madison, NJ07940. phone: 973-377-2295  www.sthuberts.org

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