Margaret A. "Peggy" (McManus) Burkard, 81, of Braintree passed away at her niece's home in Pocasset, Jan. 5, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Burkard, she was the dear sister of Beverly Egan of Boca Raton, Fla., and Pocasset, and Ann Kinney of Merrimac; aunt of David, Scott, Robert Jr., Steven, Stacey, Kelly, Annmarie and Joanie McGinty- Kerrigan; great-aunt of Caylie, Daniel Jr., Lily, David III, Colleen, Madeline, Spencer and Adam. Born in Boston and raised in Brookline, she was a graduate of Brookline High School. Margaret had worked as a supervisor for the Sears Catalog Co. of Boston for 35 years retiring in 1988. A funeral Mass was held Saturday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church, South Braintree Square. Visitation was held at the McMaster Funeral Home, 86 Franklin St. (Rte. 37), Braintree, Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment in Mt. Benedict Cemetery, Boston. Donations in her name may be made to Susan B.
, Attn. Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265- 0309. For information and directions, please visit www.mcmasterfh.com.
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Published in Braintree Forum from Jan. 8 to Jan. 15, 2014