Thursday, February 28, 2008

In Memory of Margaret S. Tully

Margaret S. Tully (April 29, 1914 - February 26, 2008)

My great aunt Margaret "Peg" Tully died on February 26. She was the last connection my mother had to her father. My cousin Nancy is taking the death especially hard as her mother died on her birthday. Please keep their family in your prayers.

Her online guestbook is located here.

Here is my Aunt Peg's obituary as it appeared in her local paper, The Palladium Times (Oswego, NY):

Margaret S. Tully, 93, a former resident of 4 Burkle St., Oswego, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at St. Luke’s Health Services.

Born in Philadelphia, Pa., she was a daughter of the late William and Cecilia F. Nodell.
She received her master’s degree from SUNY Oswego.

Mrs. Tully was a physical education teacher in Oswego, Mexico and Fulton.

She was a member of the Oswego Players, a founding member of Girl Scouts of America and a leader of the Retired Teacher’s Association.

Surviving are two daughters, Jean (Churchill) Ward of Penfield and Nancy Coleman of Jersey City, NJ; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and five nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, William, in 1986.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Resurrection, Oswego.
Spring Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 12 – 3 p.m. Friday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com.

2 comments:

RevKayfabe said...

Here is her obituary as it appears on the funeral home's web site:

Margaret S. Tully, 93, a former resident of 4 Burkle St., Oswego, passed away Tuesday February 26th, 2008 at St. Luke’s Health Services.
Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late William and Cecilia F. Nodell. She received her BS at New York University and her Masters Degree from SUNY Oswego.

Mrs. Tully was a physical education teacher in Oswego, Mexico and Fulton. She was a the Founding Member of the Oswego Players, a Leader of the Girl Scouts of America and a member of the Retired Teacher’s Association.

She was active in various athletics including tennis, fencing, archery, sailing and horseback riding.

Surviving are two daughters, Jean T. (Robert Churchill) Ward of Penfield, NY and Nancy Coleman of Jersey City, NJ; three grandchildren, two great grandchildren and five nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband William Tully in 1986.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Resurrection, Oswego.

Spring Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 12 – 3 p.m. Friday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.

RevKayfabe said...

The direct link to my Aunt Peg's guest book is located here.