Margaret Ann (Grier) Furness

By Orleans Hub Posted 22 June 2020 at 3:53 pm

Peggy Furness

Margaret Ann “Peggy” (Grier) Furness, 80, passed away on June 20, 2020 following a short illness.

Peggy was born in Medina on Feb. 12, 1940, a daughter of the late Howard and Margaret (Owens) Grier. Peggy earned her nursing license at Strong Memorial Hospital in 1959. She spent many years caring for patients at Medina Memorial Hospital and retired in the late 1980s. She was also a parishioner at Holy Trinity R.C. Parish, St. Mary’s Church. Peggy enjoyed her retirement by spending time with her husband and family.

She was predeceased by her eldest son, Richard S. Furness; sister, Jean Peters; and brother, Bill Grier.

Peggy leaves behind her loving husband of almost 60 years, Richard J. Furness; her daughter, Mari Beth (Ken) Cameron; son, James (Darlene) Furness; several grandchildren; brothers and sisters in-law, Everett and Sylvia Furness, Ronald and Roberta Furness, Calvin and Karen Furness, and Linda Grier; several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wed., June 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Masks and social distancing of guests will be required. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thu., June 25 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish, St. Mary’s Church, 211 Eagle St., Medina. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Knights-Kaderli Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 684, Medina NY 14103; or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38101; organizations that were both dear to Peggy’s heart.

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