Margaret Mary Bateridge, Dunmore, died Monday at home. Her husband is Martin W. Bateridge. The couple was married for 47 years.
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Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Bruce G. and Mary T. McNulty May. Margaret was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, educated in Scranton public schools and a graduate of West Scranton High School. Before retirement, she was employed by Marywood University. She was also a member of the pulmonary hypertension association.
Margaret enjoyed spending her winters in Spring Hill, Fla., with her many friends. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother who will be deeply missed. A special thanks to the AseraCare Hospice, especially Marsha, Sylvia, Donna, Dr. Richard Weinberger and his physician assistant, Steve Kravitz, and their fine staff for the kindness and compassion shown to Margaret and her family.
Also surviving are three daughters, Eileen M. Bateridge, Dunmore; Kathleen B. Coyle and husband, Alan, Lancaster; and Noreen Logan and husband, Thomas, Dunmore; a brother, Bruce E. May, Handsome Lake, and companion, Margaret Howells; a sister, Mary Jane Paserp and husband, Gene, Mayfield; a stepgrandson, Evan Logan; and a big part of Margaret's life, Tyler Marcinkevich; nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m., in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut Street, Dunmore. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday, 8:30 to 9:30, at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, 111 S. Independence Mall East, Suite 500, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or AseraCare Hospice, 749 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit, PA 18411.
Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 24, 2012