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Marguerite Mae (Black) Travioli

September 7, 1927 ~ December 27, 2019 (age 92)


Her Legacy… Marguerite Mae Travioli, 92, passed away December 27, 2019.  She was born on September 7, 1927, in Terra Haute, Indiana to Robert and Sarah (Lewsader) Black. Marguerite married the love of her life, Jay Travioli, on June 13, 1946, in Illinois. She will be remembered as always smiling and kind. Marguerite was a firm believer in God and was a member of the Church of Christ in Jackson and Tecumseh, Michigan and Marshall, Illinois.  If there was a potluck at church, you could find her in the kitchen preparing for it. Marguerite was also a leader in 4-H.  She was also the family caregiver. Marguerite will be missed by all who knew and loved her. The Travioli family would like to thank the caring staff at Jackson County Care Medical Facility for all their love, care and support.


Her Family… Marguerite will be missed by her children, Edward, Lyle, Mark (Cindy) Duane (Kathy), Quintin, Pamela Hale, and Selina Travioli;  sister-in-law Sophie Black of New York; grandchildren Jolena, Aaron, Amber, Ashley, Douglas, Jeremy, Kristina, Leslie, Lyle A., Melanie, Nicole, Keith and Stephanie; 31 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by husband Jay, daughter Sarah and son-in-law George “Skeeter” McBride, daughter-in-law Sharon, son-in-law Floyd Hale, one grandson Dusty and one great grandson.


Her Farewell… Marguerite’s family and friends will gather Monday, December 30, 2019, at 2 pm – 4 pm and 6 pm – 8 pm, and Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 1pm – 2 pm at Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Braun Chapel. Her Farewell will be held on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 2:00 pm with Burial to follow at Highland Cemetery. Rev.  Chris Kurtz of Emanuel United Church of Christ, Manchester, Michigan will serve as celebrant. Please leave a message of comfort for Marguerite’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at

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American Legion Service
December 30, 2019

6:00 PM
Borek Jennings - Braun Chapel
137 S. Main St.
Brooklyn, MI 49230