Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Tommasulo, 92, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at Harbour Health Center in Port Charlotte.
Born Margaret Elizabeth Burkhardt, daughter of the late Jacob and Elizabeth (nee-Schmidt) Burkhardt, on April 14, 1917 in Morris Park, New York, Margaret moved from her Native New York to Cape Coral, Florida in 1967, 2 years after the death of her beloved husband Edward Joseph Tommasulo, and relocated to Port Charlotte in 1989. A working wife and mother, Margaret was always active in civic and political affairs. She ran as a candidate for Assembly Woman for the Borough of Queens in New York City, was a member of the Queens Civic Association and later the Cape Coral Civic Association.
She is survived by her three beloved children, son Jerry Tommasulo of North Fort Myers, FL, and daughters Barbara T. (husband Fred) Scott of Port Charlotte, FL and Lorraine (husband Andy) Elizer of Lehigh Acres, FL; four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and one great, great granddaughter. In addition to her parents and husband Edward, Margaret was preceded in death by brothers Charles and Jack Burkhardt.