Obituary

Margaret Quinn Orloske, loving wife, mother, daughter, friend, neighbor and colleague was lost, and is now presumed deceased, as a result of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on Tuesday (September 11, 2001). She is remembered for her good nature, integrity, professionalism, and her caring for others. Born and raised in Trumbull Connecticut, she settled in Windsor, with her husband of 26 years, Duane A. Orloske, Director of the Student Center at C.C.S.U.; and their son, Stephen, currently a sophomore at Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. She is also survived by her mother, Sylvia Quinn of Trumbull. Resident of Windsor since 1990, she was active in The League of Women Voters, member of the board for the Capital Region Library Council, and active in many located service projects benefiting women's issues. She received her Bachelor's Degree in History from the University of Connecticut and her Master's Degree in Library Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh. After graduation she became the corporate librarian for Timex Corp. and then manager of various information and service operations for Travelers Insurance in Hartford were she also served as chairperson for the company's annual United Way Campaign. Margaret was a vice-president for Marsh & McLennan Companies in New York, where her office was on the 96th floor of World Trade Center 1. Her daily commute from Windsor to New York City, NY was a testimony not only to her love of her work but her dedication and love for her family and the many people with whom she worked. The numerous cards received by the family, following the tragedy, were filled with remarks of the caring she showed others and the difference she had made in the lives of so many. There will be a memorial service held for Margaret at Saint Gabriel's Church in Windsor, on Saturday, October 6, at 11:30 a.m. Saint Gabriel's Church is located on Route 159, Broad Street, in Windsor. Take exit 36 off of Route I-91N. Go right off the exit onto Route 178. Go about 1 mile until you come to Rt. 159. Go left on Rt. 159. Saint Gabriel's Church is about ¾ of a mile on your right just before you enter downtown Windsor. Margaret and her husband have been long time members of Historic Deerfield Museum of New England History and Art. They loved the study and preservation of 18th Century American Architecture and Lifestyle. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to Historic Deerfield, in memory of Margaret Orloske, c/o Development Office, PO Box 321, Deerfield, MA 01342 Paid Notice published in THE HARTFORD COURANT on September 30, 2001.

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