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Margaret C. Zimmerman, seamstress

Margaret C. Zimmerman, seamstress

Margaret Cecelia Zimmerman, a member of one of the oldest families in Towson who was an accomplished family seamstress, died of complications from gastric disease and hypertension Jan. 3 at Manor Care Ruxton. The North Baltimore resident was 101.

Born Margaret Cecelia Bosley, she was the daughter of Aquilla Cardiff Tagert Bosley, a house painter whose family owned and operated Bosley's Hotel, a structure that once stood on the site of the old Hutzler's Towson department store. Her mother, Maria Eliza Hahn, had worked in a family dry-goods store in the old Towson business district. It was across York Road from Bosley's Hotel.

"I believe that my mother inherited her...