Margaret C. Schenck

June 1, 1927 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 93)


        Margaret Catherine Schenck, 93, passed away peacefully January 5, 2021 in Manahawkin, N.J.  She was born June 1st, 1927 in Jamaica, N.Y.

      Margaret will join her parents, John and Mary C. Homeyer in eternal rest. She will also be reunited with her daughter, Linda Anne, who went to the Lord at the age of 32 years.

      Margaret is survived by her former husband, Thomas M. Schenck of Pottsville; children, Janet Whitney, John T. Schenck  and Laura M Cortright and her husband Paul; grandsons, Collin T Whitney and Justin J. Whitney and his wife Megan and their 3 children Kallie, Harrison and Delaney; granddaughters Kellie M. Cortright, Charli L. Cortright and Katelyn M. Taylor and her children Mya, Trinity, Trenton and Tamera; also her dear sister, Anne O’Brien, Wakefield, Mass. .

   Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, Pottsville. Margaret will be laid to rest in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Pottsville. All services will be private for immediate family members due to the COVID 19 virus.  Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, Il. 60601. Contributions will also be accepted by the funeral home.              

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