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Obituary for Margaret Coyle

July 8, 1921 - March 3, 2018
New Rochelle, New York | Age 96

Margaret will be remembered as loving and high-spirited.


Margaret Coyle, of New Rochelle, NY, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  She was 96 years old.
Born in New York City to Felix and Catherine Hackett, Margaret was one of six children.  She attended Julia Richmond High School.  It was in her final year of high school at a graduation party where she met her husband of 68 years, James Coyle.  They were married in November, 1943.
Margaret and her husband James lived in the Bronx while raising their two children, James and Phillip.  She worked for many years before retiring from Otis Elevator.  Besides being a mother to her two children, she was a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.  Margaret was a selfless lady who loved to help wherever she could.  She later moved to New Rochelle and became active in the community as a volunteer at the Sound Shore Hospital, a member of the New Rochelle Seniors, and an active parishioner at Holy Family Church.
Margaret will be remembered as loving and high-spirited.  She was joyful, warm and had a wonderful sense of humor.
Margaret leaves behind her son, James Coyle (Teakin); her grandchildren, Jennifer, Lauren and Christopher; her great grandchildren Audriana, Sophia and Isabella; and her many nieces and nephews.  She will be missed by the many people who considered her their "Aunt Margie".
Margaret is predeceased by her husband James; her son Phillip; her brothers Felix and James; and her sisters, Catherine, Dorothy and Eleanor.
A celebration of Margaret's life will take place on Thursday, March 8th from 4-8 pm at Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, NY.  A funeral mass will take place at 10:30 am on Friday, March 9th at Church of the Holy Family located at 83 Clove Road, New Rochelle, NY.  Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Westchester Chapter.  For more information or to leave a condolence, please visit

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