Margaret Zuniga

Margaret Zuniga

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Margaret A. Brody Zuniga "Peggy" Elmira: Age 75, died peacefully, surrounded by her children, at St. Joseph's Hospital on Sunday, February 20, 2011. Peggy was born February 8, 1936, a daughter of John and Margaret (Clancy) Brody. She is predeceased by her husband, Joseph L. Zuniga; daughter, Patricia Zuniga; brothers, John and James Brody. Peggy is survived by her children, with their families, Joseph J. "Joe" and Susan Zuniga of Pittsford, NY with sons, J.P. and Conor; Margaret "Maggie" and Timothy Tobin of Elmira with children, Michael, Maria (Wil) Colón, and Erin; Kathaleen "Kathy" and Gary Miller of Fairport, NY with children, Sean, Lauren, Dan, and Kate; John M. and Theresa Zuniga of Penfield, NY with children, Colleen, Chris, and Jacob; James P. Zuniga of Elmira with children Margaret (deceased) and James; sister and brother-in-law Mary and Jacob Flaitz of Hornell; along with several nieces and nephews. Peggy was a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing. She worked at St. Joe's for a number of years before going to work at the Chemung County Nursing Facility from where she retired. Peggy was a long-time communicant of St. Mary's Church and a member of the Ladies' Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. A devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, she will be missed. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Sts., on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m., at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Peggy with a donation to either, Chemung County Right To Life, P.O. Box 735, Elmira, NY 14904, or Holy Family Catholic Schools, 1010 Davis Street, Elmira, NY 14901. Officers and member of the Ladies' Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will meet at McInerny Funeral Home on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. to conduct a service for our sister Peggy, signed Mary Ellen Allington, President.
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