Margaret Mary Parduhn


Margaret Mary Parduhn, 49, of Hopkinton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, after a two-year battle with ovarian cancer. Born in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of Mary Katherine (Stasser) Smith of Brighton, Mich., and the late, Gerald Lawrence Smith. She was the wife of 20 years to Michael John Parduhn of Hopkinton.

   A Hopkinton resident for the past 11 years, Margaret was formerly of Livonia, Mich. Besides her husband, Margaret is survived by her children, Taylor, Maxwell, Ryan and Anna Parduhn, all of Hopkinton. She also leaves behind two brothers; Michael Smith and his wife, Peggy of Dearborn Heights, Mich., and Andrew Smith of Plymouth, Mich.

   Visitation was held Oct. 22 at the Chesmore Funeral Home in Hopkinton. Burial will take place privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made online in Margaret’s name to Dana Farber Cancer Institute at or via mail to P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284.