|Margaret L. Hartt, at one time a favorite waitress of
legendary gangster Al Capone, died Wednesday at
Naval Hospital Bremerton, Washington. USA
She lived at 1115 Rainier Ave. N. in Bremerton and
was 83 yrs of age born July 25, 1901 in Scranton, Pa.,
she moved to Chicago in the mid 1920s and was a
waitress at the Old Chicago Athletic Club, stopping
place for Capone.
She married Kenneth Hartt in San Diego April 2, 1931.
He was with the Navy, and the couple lived in parts of the world, including Pearl Harbor during
World War ll. They settled here in 1949. Her husband
Kenneth died in 1981.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of
Bremerton. She also was a past worthy matron of
Reliance Chapter No. 70, a member of the Order of
Eastern Star, a member of the Order of the Amaranth, a
high priestess of the White Shrine, a member of
Estruleta and a past president of the Intercity and
Interstate Garden Club. She also was a member of the
Homemaker Club, Navy Wives and the Orthopedic
Guild. She has been a mother advisor of the Bremerton
Survivors include two daughters, Gloria (Mrs. Robert
???? and ???? (Mrs. Ed. Walerski of Jackson,
Michigan; two sons, Harold Shoemaker of Pottstown,
Pa. and Arthur Shoemaker of Indianapolis, Ind.;
numerous grandchildren and great-grand children; and
one great-great grandson.
Memorial services will be Tuesday at 2 P.M. at the
First Baptist Church. Entombment will be at the
Sunrise Terrace Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Lewis Funeral Chapel
Taken from the Newspaper THE SUN, October 27,
1984, page 4