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BAHAMA: Margaret Rose Conklin Galunas, 80, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at her home. She was born in Rhinebeck, NY on January 7, 1937, the daughter of the late Earl and Katherine Conklin. She was preceded in death by sister, Marion Mickle. She graduated from Rhinebeck Central High School, Class of 1954 and married John Ronald “Ron” Galunas on April 21, 1957. She was employed by IBM in Kingston, NY and also worked as a nurse’s aide in Rhinebeck Hospital. She and her husband moved to NC in 1977 for Ron’s job in RTP, and settled in Bahama, NC. Margaret was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who loved her family and will be very much missed but always remembered.
Mrs. Galunas is survived by her husband, Ron, of nearly 60 years; her son, Craig Galunas (Hope) of Bahama; daughter, Deborah Neal (Brian) of Edisto Island, SC; brother, James Conklin of Hyde Park, NY; grandsons, Ryan Galunas (Christina), Brandon Moses and Sean Galunas; great grandchildren, Erik and Mina Galunas and many nieces and nephews in NC, NY and Florida.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Bahama Fire Department, 1814 Bahama Rd, Bahama, NC 27503.
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