Margaret J. Reitan of Annapolis, Md., and previously of Philadelphia, died Oct. 7, 2012.

She was 79.

She was born July 28, 1933 in Philadelphia and was the last surviving child of William and Ethel Hall.

Reitan graduated from William Penn High School and Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Md.

She was an artist and a former member of the Yacht Club of Cape St. Claire. Her interests included reading, shopping and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Reitan.

Reitan is survived by her daughter, Janice Turner of Annapolis; grandchildren, Charmaine, Honey, Gina and Eric; and 16 grandchildren.

Services were held October 11 at John M. Taylor Funeral Home, 147 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, Md.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 800 Wyman Park Drive, Suite 110, Baltimore, Md.

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