Margaret Cloud Elvin

Margaret Cloud Elvin

Margaret Cloud Elvin

Margaret Cloud Elvin, 97, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Kendal Community in Kennett Square. She was the wife of the late Harold T. Elvin who died in 1999 and with whom she shared 59 years of marriage.

Born in 1918, she was the daughter of the late Pusey Cloud and Ida Hoopes Cloud.

Margaret enjoyed more than 20 years teaching first grade at Upland Country Day School and Chadds Ford Elementary. She was a graduate of Unionville High School and Drexel University and received her teaching certificate from West Chester University. She served as a school board director for the Unionville-Chadds Ford district, was a member and past master of East Lynn Grange in Unionville and a member of Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company and Marlborough Friends Meeting.

Margaret enjoyed cooking, baking and entertaining family and friends. She appreciated art and took lessons in painting. Her hobbies included quilting, needlepoint and playing Pinochle.

She is survived by sons Wayne T. Elvin and his wife Diane of New Castle, Donald J. Elvin of Warsaw, N.C., Roger K. Elvin and wife Lisa of Unionville.; five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

You are invited to visit with Margaret’s family and friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. A service celebrating her life will follow at 2 p.m. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to either Marlborough Friends Meeting, c/o Debbie Stamm, 4 Owenwood Dr., Lincoln University, PA 19352 or Po-Mar-Lin Fire Co. , P.O. Box 36, Unionville, PA 19375. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit

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