Margaret A. Downs Salisbury resident

THE BALTIMORE SUN

Margaret A. Downs, who lived in East Baltimore for many years, died Thursday of cardiac arrest at the Salisbury Nursing Home.

Graveside services for Mrs. Downs, who was 84 and moved to Salisbury in 1985, are at 12:45 this afternoon at the Oak Lawn Cemetery, 7225 Eastern Ave.

The former Margaret A. Wittmer was a native of Baltimore. Her husband, John Murray Downs, who retired as operator of the Hanover Street drawbridge, died in 1970.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Sewell of Salisbury, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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