Margaret (Peggy) Tracy, 74, of Pittston, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Hospice Community Care at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Pittston, on December 5, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Cecelia Carey Coyne.
Peggy attended Pittston Area High School, and for many years worked in the local garment industry. She was recently employed by Wyoming Area School District.
She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Brian Tracy; sisters, Patricia Patte and Jean Wall; and brothers, Joseph and Robert Coyne.
Surviving are her devoted husband of 46 years, Michael Tracy; daughter, Christine Schoener, and husband, Philip, West Pittston; son, Sgt. Maj. USMC Patrick Tracy, and his wife, Janet, North Carolina; grandchildren, Sonia, Danielle, Jake, and Nathan; sisters, Nancy Shymanski and husband Carl, Larksville, and Mary Lou Boswell and husband, Bill, Anaheim, Calif.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Hospice Community Care for the professional and compassionate care shown to Peggy.
Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 802 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Interment will be held at the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Community Care at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.
Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com