Margaret Gaff Howe Moreau
May 9, 1919 ~ August 2, 2010
Margaret Gaff Howe Moreau, of Guilford, Connecticut, formerly of Falls Church, Virginia died peacefully at home on August 2, 2010. Born May 9, 1919 in New Haven, daughter of the late Charles and Pembroke Howe, she was raised in Springfield, Ohio with her sister Helen Pembroke (deceased). She was a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, Canada, enlisting in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps in 1943. She was commissioned in the Reserves 1952 -1955. Married in 1950 to the late William O. Moreau (Col., USAF, Ret.), they had two daughters, Pembroke Moreau Roeder and Margaret Gaff Howe Moreau, Jr. The family settled in Falls Church in 1960. An active member of St.Patrick's Episcopal Church, Margaret volunteered her services to a number of charitable organizations including Meals on Wheels, Falls Church Daycare, the Falls Church Soup Kitchen, the Fairfax County Library, and Emergency Driving. In 2004, before moving to Connecticut, Mrs. Moreau was honored at a special service held at St. Patrick's to recognize her over forty years of dedicated community service. She is survived by her daughters, her son-in-law Eric Emanuelson, and her grandchildren Remmington Bishop, Eric Emanuelson, Jr., and Pembroke Emanuelson. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., on August 14, 2010 at Christ Episcopal Church, Bethany. Burial will be at Arlington Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rosebud Episcopal Mission c/o Christ Church, 526 Amity Road, Bethany, CT 06524.Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.