Margaret C. Schum, nee McElroy, of Woodlawn, Bronx, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2022 after a short illness.
She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Harry; an infant daughter; her parents, Molly and Jim McElroy; four of her brothers; and a sister.
She is survived by her children, Mary Ann (Dennis) Powell, Joan Benjamin, Harry (Barbara), Judith (Jack) Houlihan, Michael (Ellen) Schum, Stephen (Ana), Thomas (Mari), Charlotte (Joseph) Cavanagh, Michele; twenty-one grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, and her dear siblings Agnes Hagan and Edmond McElroy.
She was a valued employee of the Bronxville Village Hall from 1974-1994
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: Calvary Hospital, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461
Viewing will be held on Sunday, May 8, 2022 from 2:00 - 5:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. in Hodder Farenga Funeral Home, 899 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 9:30 A.M. in St. Barnabas Church, Bronx, NY
Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY