Obituaries

Margaret Rita Cowan


Born: January 07, 1920

Died: April 06, 2016

Services: Our Lady Help of Christian's RC Church Monday, April 11, 2016 11:00AM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Sunday, April 10, 2016 2-4 & 7-9PM

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Margaret R. Cowan, 96 Longtime Tottenville resident and great-grandmother Margaret R. Cowan (nee McFadden) died on April 6, 2016, at Staten Island University Hospital South. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Mrs. Cowan lived in Tottenville, Staten Island, for over 75 years. She graduated from Curtis High School. She was a medical secretary for Arthur Kill Correctional Facility - NYS Department of Corrections. She attended Our Lady Help of Christian's R.C. Church, and was part of Our Lady Help of Christian's Rosary and Altar Society, and the Tottenville Friendship Club. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and spending time with her family. Her husband of 70 years, John Cowan, died in 1997. She is survived by her sons, John R. and his wife, Louise, George W. and his wife, Kathleen; daughter, Patricia Nocero and her husband, Joseph; sister, Phyllis DeLuca; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at Our Lady Help of Christian's R.C. Church on Monday at 11 a.m. Cremation is at Rosehill Crematory. Friends may visit Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home. Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home 7447 Amboy Rd Staten Island, NY 10307 (718) 984-0913 Funeral Home Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home 7447 Amboy RdStaten Island, NY 10307 (718) 984-0913

Cemetery: Cremation Will Be Private (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: Our Lady Help of Christians R.C.Church (Map)



Posted at: 4/8/2016 7:51:05 PM By:

Debbie McFadden

Email Address: [email protected]

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My deepest condolences. I was lucky enough to have aunt Rita as my godmother she was a wonderful person and will be missed by all.

Posted at: 4/7/2016 1:56:53 PM By:

Tom & Mary Koscielniak

Email Address: [email protected]

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Jack, Louise and family, so sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Mary Ann and Tom

Posted at: 4/7/2016 12:51:03 PM By:

Rosaline Gibbons

Email Address: [email protected]

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George so sorry for your loss, may you family find comfort and peace during this difficult time.