Margaret Ann “Peggy” McCusker Mihalick, 84, Dallas, passed away, Friday, October 2, 2020 at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas. Born in Roxbury MA., December 16, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Henry W. and Mary A. McCourt McCusker. She moved from Boston to Pennsylvania at age 16 and graduated from Westmoreland High School.
Peggy was a lifelong member of St. Therese’s Church Shavertown and highly devoted to her Catholic faith. After raising her sons, Peggy reentered the workplace and became a significant member of the Northeast PA community through her work at the American Red Cross. Peggy was known for her relentless effort and energy organizing lifesaving blood drives through out NEPA.
Surviving are her sons, John A. Mihalick, Muncy, PA, Joseph E. Mihalick, Randolph, NJ., James P. Mihalick, El Paso TX and Gerard Mihalick, Shavertown PA.
Grandchildren, John A. Mihalick, III, Rachel Mihalick, Steven Mihalick, Faith Mihalick, Emily Jeffries, Joseph Mihalick, Ellen Mihalick, Harper Lee Mihalick, Sierra Mihalick, Nathan Mihalick and Margaret Mihalick. Peggy was also blessed with and 5 Great Grandchildren, Zoe Jeffries, Zeke Jeffries, Joey Elizabeth Mihalick, Erin Ray Mihalick and Kellyn Rooker.
She will be greatly be missed by all of her nieces and nephews from Boston, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland, and especially by her beloved God Child and niece, Mary Ann Kupstas-Onzik.
Memorial service will be held privately at St. Therese’s Church, Shavertown. Interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Shavertown. Friends may call Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, Pa. 18612.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Northeast chapter of The American Red Cross c/o 256 North Sherman Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18702,
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