Deaths Death Notices
LAVEY, Margaret Mary "Peggy" (McGinnis)
LAVEY - Margaret Mary "Peggy" (nee McGinnis) Age 79, died Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, PA. Her husband of 29 years, the late Ron Lavey, died in 1993. Born in Lackawanna, she was the daughter
of the late John J. and Margaret
Regan McGinnis. She graduated from Lackawanna High School where she was president of the Y-Team Club for three years.
She worked for Marine Midland Bank (now HSBC) and later the Erie County Probation Department where she managed multiple departments until her retirement in 1995, after 35 years of service.
Peggy loved music and singing karaoke, particularly songs of the '30s, 40s and 50s. She also enjoyed traveling with Ron until his death, and later with friends. A Mediterranean cruise that stopped in many European countries for their 25th anniversary was a cherished memory. As Ron was a former semi-professional player for the Bills in the 1950s, they held season tickets for thirty years.
She was a past member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, St. John Neumann Guild, and St. John the Baptist Church in
Kenmore, and the Holy Name Society.
The funeral will be Monday, November 14, 2016 with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:15 AM at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Lackawanna, NY followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements, NEIL W. REGAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1900 Pittston Ave., Scranton, PA 18505.