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Margaret Mary (Connor) Hartland

July 21, 1926 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 91)

Margaret Mary (Connor) Hartland, 91, beloved wife of Joseph A. Hartland who predeceased her in 1994, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 29, at Wingate at Springfield. Margaret was born on July 21, 1926, in Springfield, MA, a daughter of John J. Jr. and Louisa (Chouinard) Connor; she was a lifelong resident of Springfield and a graduate of Cathedral High School. In her younger years, Margaret was an assembler at the former Buxton Inc. in Springfield and later in life was a bookkeeper at her husband’s service station, the former Hartland Service Station on State St. in Springfield. Margaret was an avid golfer. She belonged to the women’s league at Veteran’s Golf Course in Springfield. Margaret was very organized and meticulous woman. Her home was a reflection of that, from the lawn to the gardens. She is survived by her loving niece, Catherine Rhodes of Springfield and nephews, William J. Connor, Jr. of Florida and John J. Connor of Springfield; and several grandnieces and grandnephews. Margaret was predeceased by her siblings, Elizabeth M., Raymond P., and William J. Connor, and Marion L. Belanger. She was also predeceased by her nephew, Raymond Connor, Jr. Family and friends are invited to gather on Friday, Jan. 5, for a period of visitation from 9-10 a.m. at Hafey Funeral Home, 494 Belmont Ave., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Church, 221 Plumtree Rd., Springfield, 01118. Committal prayers and burial will follow immediately after the Mass at St. Michael’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Cross Church. For online condolences please visit



 Service Information

January 5, 2018

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Hafey Springfield Chapels
494 Belmont Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108

Mass of Christian Burial
January 5, 2018

11:00 AM
Holy Cross Church
221 Plumtree Road
Springfield, MA 01118

Interment following funeral service
January 5, 2018

St. Michael's Cemetery
1601 State Street
Springfield, MA 01109

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