January 27, 1970 ~ November 8, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Rochester, NY

Margaret M. Holahan     “Peggy” 

Greece:  November 8, 2020 at age 50 went home to be with her parents, John and Patricia Holahan.  She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Jim (Stacey) Holahan, Paul (Nan) Holahan, Dan (Cathy) Holahan, Ann Marie (Michael) Hurley and Beth (Tom) Race; her nieces and nephews who brightened her life, Kevin (Tonya) Holahan, Katie (Ray) Ryerse, and Megan (Brendan) Kyle; Jack (Jenny) Holahan, Erin (Eric) Lamont, and Clare Holahan; Tim and Dan Holahan; Nora, Bridget, and Caitlin Hurley; Sarah, Joe and Matthew Race; special friends and caregivers, Stacey, Carmen, Jill and Gina; many loving friends. 

Peggy was a music therapist and loved working with others.  Her family and friends were everything to her and she will be deeply missed by all who knew her.  The family would like to thank Barnard Fire Dept., all the caregivers and those who have taken care of her over the years. 

Peggy’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, November 17th at 10:00 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd.  Please RSVP to attend her service at Livestreaming will be available via Facebook Live Private interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Behcet’s Disease or Our Mother of Sorrows St. Francis Food Pantry in her memory.
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Service: November 17, 2020 10:00 am

Our Mother of Sorrows Church
5000 Mt. Read Blvd
Rochester, NY 14612

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Margaret M. Holahan 's name.

American Behcet’s Disease

Our Mother of Sorrows St Francis Food Pantry

5000 Mt. Read Blvd
Rochester NY 14612,

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  1. Oh dear Peggy, I am so sorry that your life here on earth has been so full of pain. You have faced it with as much dignity as you could muster. Now you have earned your reward even if it is so soon. It was a pleasure and even fun bringing you Communion and getting to know you and your lovely family. Rest In Peace. Michele

  2. Paul, Nan and Family,

    So sorry to hear about your loss. There is nothing but time that will heal your loss and the memories of your sibling will be with you always.

  3. We love the time Peggy spent in our home and will always continue to feel that she is part of our family.

    Peggy was my best friend when growing up. I have such wonderful memories of my childhood with her.

    We send condolences and love to all of her family. We will be watching the service live to celebrate Peggy with you.

  4. Nan and Paul
    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Jim and I are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time and send caring thoughts your way. You will all be in our prayers.

    Karen and Jim

  5. Peggy, my dear friend you will always be in my heart love and miss dearly ❤ Miss.Peggy you are soaring with the ANGELS now 😇

    Vickie Carbonell

  6. I keep you all in my prayers in remembrance of Peg. She truly was the Sister that kept the whole family connected. I look at the photos of Peg and see that happiness in her smile for her family. It was as if your Mom was with you through her. Her family was her light, joy and music. Even on her most trying of days she smiled with everything she had. I take comfort in knowing that she is reunited with your parents and likely reminiscing with Mom about their trip to Ireland.

  7. It was a pleasure getting to know and work alongside Peggy for a couple of years. She was so witty, caring, thoughtful, and was a fighter. I will miss the friendship we built, the conversations we had, her singing and laughter. May her the memory of her life be a legacy to all who knew and loved her.

  8. to the Holahan Family
    our deepest condolences on the loss of Peg God has a new angel i will miss her smile and hearing her stories of mom 1 and mom 2 She was a fighter and now she is no longer in pain. all our love and sympathy.
    the whites.

  9. The Holahan Family

    I’m so sorry for your loss of your sister Peggy. You have my deepest sympathy.

    In God’s Love.

    Joyce Stubbe

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