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Margarita FitzSimons Allston

Margarita FitzSimons Allston
  • November 27, 1927 - November 28, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“Losing a loved one is never easy. My prayers are with the Allston family. God Bless each of you. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Patti Anderson - Johns Island, SC

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Sissy was a wonderful lady and I feel blessed to have known her. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Charise Graham - Johns Island, SC

“Dear Sam, Jackie and family. The Allston family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Amy Jordan - Johns Island, SC

“So sorry to hear of Sissie's passing. Bo was a cousin and I call my older son "Bo" because I always loved Bo. Donald was my Godfather. Thinking of...Read More ยป
4 of 5 | Posted by: Anna Blythe - Adams Run, SC

“Frank(Hank), Dunkin, sorry to hear of your loss. Your Aunt Sissy was always very nice to me. Peace be with y'all.Rial & Peggy Fitch ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Rial Fitch - Mt Pleasant, SC


Margarita (Sissy) FitzSimons Allston, 92, died peacefully November 28, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 21, 1927 in Hendersonville, NC, the daughter of Frank L. FitzSimons and Margarita (Maggie) FitzSimons.

Sissy was preceded in death by her husband, Donald McKay Allston, Jr., her son, Donald McKay Allston, III and her daughter Mary Ann FitzSimons Allston. She is survived by her two children, Margarita Richardson (David J.) and Sam Allston (Jacqueline) of Charleston, SC; ten grandchildren: Margarita Anderson, Mary Ann Stisher, Geoff Richardson, Amy Prause, James Richardson, Christina Jefferies, Dr. Mary Ann Allston, Donald McKay Allston, Caroline Allston, Simons Allston and fourteen great-grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held in St. John's Parish Churchyard on John's Island, SC. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel.

Those who wish to remember Sissy in a special way, in lieu of flowers, may make gifts in her memory to the Good Cheer Fund, Post and Courier Foundation, Charleston, SC at www.goodcheerfund.com.