Monica E. McCormack, 81, of Homosassa, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 2, 2013, at HPH Hospice House, Lecanto. Monica graduated from Bishop McDonnell Memorial High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a bookkeeper for many years in the manufacturing industry. She retired to Homosassa in 1994 from Commack, L.I., N.Y., and was a member and lector of St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church, Homosassa. Mrs. McCormack enjoyed her work here as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels and with AARP as a tax preparer. She loved travelling, cruising, family vacations and golfing.
She will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends, including her four daughters, Kathy (Ted) LaMott, Deerfield Beach, Peggy (Tom) Sullivan, W. Redding, Conn., Pat (Bob) Smith, Bolton Landing, N.Y., Jeanne (Carl) Faber, Centereach, N.Y.; her brother, the Rev. Francis McMullen, Accokeek, Md.; sisters, Sister Marie Lalande (Mae), St. Joseph's, Brentwood, N.Y., Kathleen Schafer, Brodheadsville, Pa.; and eight grandchildren. Monica was preceded in death by her husband Peter in 1995.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Brueggemann Funeral Home, E. Northport, N.Y. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, 2013, at Christ The King Church, Commack, N.Y., with burial following at Northport Rural Cemetery, Northport, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to HPH Hospice (Hernando-Pasco-Citrus) Hospice, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 34667. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. www.wilderfuneral.com.