Margaret McTernan

Obituary of Margaret McTernan

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Margaret McTernan. She passed away peacefully in her daughter's home under hospice care surrounded by her family on Monday, March 16, 2020. She was born in Cloone, Co. Leitrim, Ireland on January 25, 1940 and came to the United States by ship in 1957. She met and married the love of her life, the late Paschal McTernan from Lurgenboy, Co. Leitrim in 1961. They raised their children in Ireland and New York, and eventually settled in Woodlawn. She is survived by her six loving children, Paschal, Ann, John, Mary, Kenneth and Stephen, as well as many grandchildren. Due to the current circumstances of COVID-19, a private funeral mass was held at St. Barnabas for immediate family members only on March 19, 2020. Her burial was held at Gate of Heaven. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret's memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at http://giftfunds.stjude.org/MargaretMcTernan
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