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Margaret Brown-Shoosmith

September 13, 1952 — December 19, 2017

Margaret Rose Brown-Shoosmith, age 65, of Henderson, NV passed away on December 19, 2017.  She was born in Toledo, OH on September 13, 1952 to Kenneth and Thelma Kleman Brown.  She married John H Shoosmith on September 29, 1991.  John preceded her in death in 2009.

Maggie worked at a number of different places over the years including the Excalibur, and most recently at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum.  She was an animal advocate and lover and supported many different groups volunteering time and talent; including Save the Wild Mustang, Rescue Foundations for horses and dogs.  She was also very involved in the Celtic Society and St. Andrews Society of Southern Nevada.  She was a very talented artist and enjoyed pastel and oil paintings of her favorite subjects: horses and dogs.

She is survived by two brothers Reverend James Brown of Marblehead, OH, Charles (Dona) Brown of Toledo, OH; two sisters Barbara (Kevin) Smith of Henderson, NV, Katherine Brown of Marblehead, OH.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on January 11, 2018 at 10:00 am at St Andrews Catholic Community 1399 San Felipe Dr. Boulder City, NV 89005 with burial to follow at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please make memorials in her name to any animal rescue group.  Family and friends can sign an online memorial guestbook at

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