ROBBINSVILLE Margaret Misling Tindall died peacefully at the age of 99 at Rose Hill Assisted Living in Robbinsville on January 29, 2022. She was born on June 7, 1922 in Kingston, New Jersey. Margaret has lived her whole life in the Princeton/West Windsor area. As a very young child, she only spoke German until she entered primary school. I graduated from Princeton High School and went to work for the Bell Telephone Company. Her career has also included years of working as a telephone switchboard operator at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, NJ and at Mercer County Community College. She married the love of her life, Melvin Tindall, and together they had four children. Widowed since 1975, Margaret never remarried but lived her life to the fullest. She loved to hike, sometimes walking five miles even in her early years; Traveling was her passion, as she went to every corner of the world, including a polar bear expedition. She loved gardening, growing and canning her tomatoes, and she even loved pulling out weeds! Margaret had a firm belief in God and lived her life accordingly! Margaret was killed by her parents Rudolph and Martha Maisling, her husband Melvin, her daughter Carol Tindall Reid, who passed away in 2012, and her sister, Ellie Dean. She is survived by her three sons, Melvin (Joyce) Tindall of Indiana, Alfred (Liz) Tindall of Allentown, NJ, and Ronald Tindall of Florida; Stewart’s son-in-law. Reed of Allentown, NJ; 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren with another on the way, two sisters Charlotte Glover of Pennsylvania, Evelyn Biden of Virginia; Many nieces, nephews and dear cousins in Germany, Carola Kippenberg, and her family. The family would like to thank the staff at Rose Hill, as well as Vitas Hospice for taking such good care of her in her last days. Due to the ongoing pandemic, there will be a parade and special service at the Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church in West Windsor at 10am on Friday 4 February 2022 followed by burial at Dutch Neck Cemetery. Reverend Jan Willem van der Werf will preside over the session. Arrangements are sponsored by Knott’s Colonial Funeral Home 2946 South Broad Street Hamilton, NJ 08610. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charitable organization of the donor’s choice. Condolences can be left to the family at www.knottscolonialfuneralhome.com. Knott Colonial Funeral Home 2946 South Broad St. Hamilton, NJ 08610 (609) 888-4723
Published by “The Times, Trenton” from February 1 to February 2, 2022.