Mcelroy, Margaret M.

April 25, 2006

MARGARET MARY Mc ELROY (1923-2006) died peacefully in her sleep on April 19, 2006. She had pulmonary fibrosis and was 81 years old. Peggy is the daughter of Joseph and Emma Coyle, sister of Joseph Coyle and the widow of Richard P. Mc Elroy, all deceased. She is survived by her younger sister, Anne Brynne. Peggy had 10 children, Richard, Robert, Dennis, Scott, Bruce, Mark, Roger, Matt, Barbara Ferguson and Susan Huchinson. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren. Peggy grew up in Richmond Hill, NY and after marrying lived in Ozone Park and Mineola, NY. She also lived in New Carrollton, Bel Air, Abingdon and Eldersburg, MD. She had a deep religious commitment and an inquisitive active mind with interests ranging from jujitsu to swimming, especially learning, reading and collecting all manner of stuff. She had an adventurous spirit and embraced new ideas but most of all she had an unwavering belief in the goodness of people and a love of God. Her final year, she was pampered by her daughter, Barbara and cared for by Carroll Hospice, Inc. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Carroll Hospice. Please make checks payable to Carroll Hospice and mail them c/o Barbara Ferguson, 6001 Calvert Way, Eldersburg, MD 21784. Peggy has donated her body to Georgetown Medical. A memorial mass will be held Friday at 11 A.M. from St. Joseph Catholic Church, 915 Liberty Rd., Eldersburg with Rev. Pat Tonry as celebrant. The entire family would like to express their gratitude to Carroll Hospice, Inc. for their care and understanding towards our mother. Peggy's online guest book is available for all to leave messages for 30 days and to view messages for 1 year at http://www.legacy.com/Baltimore Sun/Death Notices.asp

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