Margaret Regina Hennessy

Margaret Regina Hennessy

February 26, 1916 - April 20, 2011

Margaret Regina Hennessy

February 26, 1916 - April 20, 2011


Hennessy, Margaret Peg Devaney. Peg, born on February 26, 1916 in Wilkes-Barre, PA passed away on April 20, 2011 in Laguna Niguel, CA. She was the widow of Benjamin Hennessy, the sister of Cecilia Devaney James, and brothers Ed Devaney and Joe Devaney, all deceased. She resided in Pennsylvania until 1976 when she and Ben moved to California to be with their daughter Peggy. Daughter Patricia remained in Pennsylvania until she and husband Bill Kalinowski moved to Meridian, MS in 1996. Pat is now Mrs. John Maloney after the passing of Bill. Peg lived in Meridian for five years and then returned to California. She was a happy and devoted mother who loved to dance, and specialized in baking and decorating cakes for any birthday. She was loved by all who knew her. She was a member of St. Timothy Catholic Church in Laguna Niguel, CA.

In addition to children Pat John, Meridian, MS, and Peggy Jerry, Laguna Niguel, CA, she is survived by three granddaughters, Mary Pat Linton of Bailey, MS, Eileen Neugebauer of Mt. Prospect, IL, and Mara Boyack of Laguna Niguel, CA, and seven great-grand children.

Viewing will be at O’Connor Laguna Hills Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2011. A funeral mass will held at St. Timothy Catholic Church at 29102 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Wilkes-Barre, PA at a later date.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Silverado Hospice, 6400 Oak Canyon Road, Suite 250, Irvine, CA 92618.

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8 responses to Margaret Regina Hennessy

  1. Peggy & Family, please accept our deepest condolences, Aunt Peg was always a joy to be around and we have plenty of great memories to remind us, particularly when we were growing up. I know she is at peace with Uncle Ben and all her siblings.

  2. Peggy and Jerry, Please accept my sincere condolences . All the best during this trying time, Dick

  3. Peggy,

    I was fortunate enough to meet your mother several years ago. She was such lovely woman, and I always enjoyed hearing about her throughout the years. I know how much she meant to you and your family, and I wish you nothing but happy memories right now.


  4. Our memories are many, but one fond one is at Michelle & Jeff’s wedding reception where Peg had such fun on the dance floor! She loved life and lived it well. We send our condolences to you Peggy & Jerry, Pat & John and all your family.

  5. it is with deep sorry that I read of your Mom;s passing. she always stopped by to visit when she was in the area. I know she will be missed by everyone. years ago we worked together & were neighbors in East End RIP Peg.

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