Margaret "Peg" Cunningham, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Friday evening at the Inpatient Unit of Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
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Born Jan. 18, 1924 in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Reese and Alveretta (Scanlon) Williams. Peg was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, class of 1942, and was a homemaker all of her life. She resided in Miners Mills for most of her life, where she was a lifelong member of Blessed Sacrament Church until its merger. She was a member of St. Benedict's Parish, Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre.
She was preceded in death by her husband John F. Cunningham on July 3, 2003, and her daughter Joan Cunningham on March 4, 1963.
Surviving are her daughter Linda Chrzanowski, Plains Township; granddaughters Kimberly Belles and Tracy Ornoski; great-granddaughters Katie and Emily Dickson; great-grandson Gavin Regan; brother James Williams; sisters-in-law Kathleen McDermott and Joan Cunningham, all of Wilkes-Barre; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Main St. Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Benedict's Parish, St. Dominic's Church, 155 Austin Ave. Wilkes-Barre, with her nephew the Rev. Thomas M., Muldowney, V.G., officiating. Interment will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader on Sept. 2, 2013