1918 Margaret 2010

Margaret Cunningham

March 5, 1918 — May 20, 2010

Margaret E. Cunningham, 92, of State Highway 80, Sherburne, NY, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Community Memorial Hospital, Hamilton.
She was born March 5, 1918 in Norwich, a daughter of Leonard and Bethel Rider Smith and was a graduate of Norwich High School. On November 28, 1945, Margaret was married to Bernard J. Cunningham in Sherburne. He predeceased her on April 12, 1993. Margaret was a homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother. She had also worked at various jobs including as a student monitor at the Sherburne-Earlville Central School for many years.
Margaret was a communicant of St. Malachy’s Church in Sherburne, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.
Surviving are her children, John E. and Sharon Cunningham of Santa Fe, NM; James B. Cunningham of Golden, CO; Sharon E. Cunningham of Rochester, MN; Nancy J. Miner of Poolville and her companion Ken R. House; a son-in-law, Fay E. Faulkner of San Diego, CA; grandchildren, Keith Nashan Cunningham of San Diego, CA; Erin Elizabeth (Faulkner) and Chris Osetek of Mooresville, NC; and Stephanie Miner of Toledo, OH. She was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Lou Faulkner on June 23, 1999; a son-in-law, F. James Miner on March 26, 1984; and a daughter-in-law, Carol J. Cunningham on May 30, 2005.
A Prayer Service will be held at 10:30 am Monday, May 24, 2010 from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne, followed at 11 am by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Malachy’s Church, Sherburne.
Interment will be in St. Malachy’s Cemetery, Sherburne.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-5 pm. The Rosary will be recited at 2:45 pm Sunday.
Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Malachy’s Altar & Rosary Society, PO Box 722, Sherburne, NY 13460.
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Sunday, May 23, 2010

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