Obituaries

Margery T. LeDuc

Died: 2018-01-25
Resided in: Middleton, MA
Viewing type: Visitation
Viewing location: Mackey FH
Viewing date: 2018-01-28 : 3-6pm
Service type: Funeral Mass
Service date: 2018-01-29 : 10:30am
Service location: St. Agnes Parish, Middleton, MA
Burial type: Burial
Burial date: 2018-01-29
Cemetery: Oakdale Cemetery
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Bishop Fenwick High School, 99 Margin St. Peabody, MA.
Obituary:  

MIDDLETON, MA - Margery T. (Shanahan) LeDuc, 77 passed away peacefully at the Kaplan House in Danvers on Thursday, January 25, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Ralph W. LeDuc. Born in Dorchester on April 16, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Mary (McLaughlin) Shanahan and Patrick Shanahan. She was a graduate of Monsignor Ryan High School, Class of 1958 and Boston City School of Nursing, Class of 1961 where she received the prestigious Award for General Excellence in Nursing as a Registered Nurse. Margery worked as a head nurse at Boston City Hospital now Boston Medical Center and later as an intensive care unit nurse at Hunt Hospital in Danvers. She worked for the Visiting Nurse Association of the North Shore for over 30 years before retiring in 2015. In 1965, she married the love of her life and moved to Middleton where they raised their three children. Margery was dedicated to caring for the elderly in her years as a nurse. She was a lector and active member of St. Agnes Parish in Middleton. A devoted wife and mother, Margery enjoyed knitting, reading, swimming, socializing with friends, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. In addition to her loving husband of 52 years, she is survived by her children Mary Hull- Mallory and her husband Michael Mallory of Avon, Indiana, Kathleen Gillis and her husband Frederick Gillis of Newmarket, NH, and James LeDuc and his wife Kristen LeDuc of Merrimac, MA. She was also the beloved grandmother of Ashley, Tyler, Elijah, Elise, Colin and Seamus. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Her funeral mass will be held on Monday, January 29, 10:30 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, 22 Boston St. Middleton. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, January 28, 3:00-6:00 p.m. at the Mackey Funeral Home, 128 S. Main St. Middleton. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Bishop Fenwick High School, 99 Margin St. Peabody, MA.

Online condolences:

Sincere condolences to the Leduc family. ~The Connolly / Sargent families (Julie, Gail "Guppy" and Denise "Minnow"), Bishop Fenwick alum
Prayers to the whole family! I have wonderful memories of Middleton and your mom was always there back when we were young. She will be with you all always! Love, Laurie Renke and Family.
Margery was a lovely lady. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy at such a difficult time as this. Love 💕 and prayers 🙏 Alice Lipinski Tierney
So sorry for your loss Jim. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Maria DiScipio
much love
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your wife, Margery. We are so very sorry to hear of her passing. Ralph, you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. She was a wonderful person who will be missed by family and friends. May she Rest In Peace With our Sincere sympathy, Beverly and Alex Popielski
Ralph, so very sorry for your loss. Marie buckley Bishop Class '68
Jim and Kristen, Very sorry to hear of your loss. Frank Savard
Dear LeDuc family. We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. She was the epitome of grace and manners. A wonderful role model. We are unable to attend her services as we will be out of state. Please know you are in our hearts and prayers. Jack and Diane McGlynn.
Ralph, sorry about your loss. You and your family will be in Elizabeth's and myy prayers. John Moore "64"
Ralph and the LeDuc family, So sorry for your loss - I remember meeting your wife and she was a lovely person. The two of you seemed so happy together. Sending positive thoughts and prayers your way. Take care, Patty Melanson Bishop Fenwick class of 1973
Dear mr LeDuc, my condolences to you and the family on your wife’s passing. I will make a donation in her honor at BFHS. Very respectfully yours. Lawrence (Larry) Bedard
Kathy and family- So sorry for the loss of your mom. She sounded like a remarkable woman. I hope that all your warm memories of her will help you during this difficult time. Love, Heather, Chet, Austin and Reilly Clark
Ralph and family, My heartfelt sympathy to you all. Marge was a wonderful person, and a good friend to my mother and to all my family for many years. She is in my thoughts and prayers. Jackie Armitage
Uncle Ralph and Family, We are so sad to hear about Auntie Margie's passing. Wishing we could be there with you this weekend! Sending lots of love and prayers your way! Love, Will, Lindsey, and Evie 💕
Kathy, I am so sorry to hear of the death of your dear Mom. It has been many years since I met her when we were friends at Stonehil. Your parents were the "salt of the earth" type of people. Very kind, warm, friendly and generous folks who welcomed me into their home. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Sharon Walsh Rocha and family.
My deepest sympathies Ralph, to you and your family at the loss of your beloved Margery. I am unable to attend and say goodbye but please know that your family is on my mind and in my heart. Love and prayers, Marge Tripoli
I worked with Marge at the VNA. We chatted often. She was such a happy upbeat woman who was easy to love. I'm so sorry to hear of her passing. Dot Marshall
Mr. LeDuc, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I am very sorry for your loss. Nan Tierney, Class of ‘75

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