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Marguerite Louise McAuliffe

April 2, 1928 November 1, 2018
Marguerite Louise McAuliffe
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Obituary for Marguerite Louise McAuliffe

Marguerite (Peggy) L. (McGowan) McAuliffe, age 90, passed away Nov. 1, 2018 following a lengthy illness. Born Apr. 2, 1928 in Akron, OH, she was the daughter of Harry Ivan and Evelyn Elizabeth McGowan. On Oct. 1, 1949, she married Gerald E. McAuliffe of Olean, who predeceased her in Aug. 2000. She was also predeceased by her parents, her only sister, Jean and two brothers, Paul and Harry.

Peggy grew up in Akron, OH and moved to Olean after graduating high school. She was employed at NY Telephone Co. where she met her husband to be. Throughout her 25 years with NY Telephone, she worked as a phone operator and then drafter. Peggy enjoyed cooking, drawing, painting and ceramics. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and wife.

Surviving are five sons: John Eugene (Susan) of Virginia Beach, VA; Bruce Eldon of Richmond, VA; David Emory (Kathryn) of Tampa, FL; Gerald Edward of Olean, NY; and Martin Eric of Oakton, VA and two daughters, Annette M. (Jay) Sourmany of Oakton, VA and Joette Lynn of Oakton, VA as well as ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Olean.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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Cemetery Details


Mount View Cemetery Final Resting Place

W Riverside Dr
Olean, New York 14760

W Riverside Dr Olean 14760 New York
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

8180 Greensboro Drive
Suite 400
McLean, VA 22102

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