Margaret Clough

Obituary of Margaret Clough

Margaret Marian Clough Attorney practiced law in Flemington for many years, led Hunterdon Bar Association and taught art history Margaret Marian (Gittings) Clough, 90, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, N.J. A visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 29, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, N.J. 07069, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Bound Brook Cemetery in Bound Brook, N.J. To send condolences, visit higginsfuneralhome.com. Born in Wiconisco, Pa., Marian lived in Knoxville Tenn., Detroit, Mich., Baltimore, Md., and Piscataway, N.J., before moving to Martinsville, N.J. in 1965. She graduated from Douglass College with a B.A. She received her master's in art history from Rutgers University, then attended and graduated from Seton Hall Law School. Marian clerked for a chief judge in the 3rd Federal Circuit Court for one year. She was a partner and practicing attorney along with her husband in Flemington, N.J., for many years. She also taught art history at Raritan Valley Community College. Marian published several papers while receiving her art history degree. She was also published in the N.J. Bar Magazine on Intellectual Property. She was the past president of the Hunterdon County Bar Association and a former member of the Bound Brook Presbyterian Church. Marian was predeceased by her granddaughter, Lauren. Surviving are her loving husband of 68 years, William Richard Clough; her son, David Clough and his wife, Laura; daughters, Patricia Oberrender and her husband, Girard, and Linda Metenosky and her husband, Harry; grandchildren, Adam, Susan, Maggie, David, Sarah, Taylor, Michael, Peter and Madison; brother, John Gittings, and sister, Janet Rowe.