Margaret E. Montcalm

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Margaret E. Montcalm died Dec. 13, 2013, at a Mount Desert Island health care facility. She was born in Moravia, Iowa, the daughter of William C. and Fern S. (Armstrong) Main.

Margaret and her late husband, Col. Roger Montcalm, were married in 1956. They lived in Germany for many years along with their daughter, Elizabeth. They enjoyed traveling all over Europe. When they moved to Maryland, Margaret became the clerk at the Prince George’s County Courthouse. She worked there for over 25 years. Upon her retirement, she and Roger moved to Southwest Harbor. Margaret was active in the Eastern Star, Irene Chapter No. 97 and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Margaret is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth “Liz” Montcalm-Smith and husband, Charles C.; a granddaughter, Katherine M. Smith, all of Kensington, Md.; two sisters, Christine Proudfort and husband, Max, of Twenty Nine Palms, Calif., and Madeleine Obermeyer and husband, Frank, of San Antonio, Texas; special friends, Wally and Denise Heinbach of Pennsylvania. She was predeceased in 1988 by her husband of 32 years, Col. Roger Montcalm.

Funeral services will be held 10  a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery. Those who desire may make contributions in Margaret’s memory to the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mount Desert Isle Chapter, Chapter Regent, 49 Ledgelawn Ave., Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Condolences may be expressed at

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