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Margaret Mary Farley

Obituary for Margaret Mary Farley

July 31, 1920 - July 2, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 96


Margaret Mary Farley, age 96, of McHenry, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 2, 2017, at JouneyCare in Barrington. Margaret was born July 31, 1920, to the late William and Nellie (nee Pigott) Lyons. On January 25, 1947, she married the love of her life, James A. Farley, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Chicago, IL.
Margaret will forever be remembered as a loving mother of a big family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Margaret is survived by her loving children: James (Melody) Farley, Mary (George) Invie, Steve (Monica) Farley, Kathleen Miller, Helen (Joe) Piekarski, and John (Sandi) Farley; dear grandchildren: Matthew, Michael, Colin, Craig, Graham, Brian, Bridget, Connor, Richard, Ryan, Nicole, Jim, Ashley, and John Jr.; and cherished great-grandchildren: Kristin, Alyssa, Taylor, Lianna, Deklen, and Dominic.
In addition to her parents, Margaret is preceded in death by her loving husband, James; sister, Helen; and brothers: William, Robert, Terrence, and Jerry.
Visitation will be held from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday, July 7, 2017, and will continue on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 9:30am to 10:30am at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL. Mass will begin at 11am at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1401 N Richmond Road, McHenry, IL. Interment will follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Margaret's name may be to the charity of your choice.
For more information, visit or call the funeral home at 815-385-0063.

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