Margaret Leavy

Obituary of Margaret S. Leavy

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Margaret S. Leavy Dundee: Margaret S. Leavy, age 86, of Dundee, NY passed away Monday November 18, 2019 at The Homestead, in Penn Yan, N.Y. Honoring her wishes there will be no prior calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am Thursday (Nov. 21) at St Michael's Catholic Church, 312 Liberty Street, Penn Yan with Father Leo Reinhardt officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Dundee. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Yates County, P.O. Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527. Margaret was born April 26, 1933 in Corning, NY, the daughter of the late Howard B. and Eva {Bradley} Chamberlin. She graduated from Painted Post High School in 1951; and continued her education receiving her Secretary Certification from Rochester Business Institute. On Dec. 4, 1954 in Corning, NY she married the late Robert J. Leavy Jr. who passed away on March 29, 2009. She has lived locally since 1978, previously of Corning, NY where she was employed as a secretary by Corning Glass Works. Mrs. Leavy was a member of the former St. Andrew's Catholic Church, and had been attending St Michael's Catholic Church. She was a former Election Inspector for the Town of Barrington. A wildlife enthusiast and hummingbird feeder; she enjoyed reading, and crossword puzzles in her spare time. She is loved and will be dearly missed by 2 sons, Michael R. (Kelly) Leavy with whom she made her home, Stephen H. Leavy of Bradenton, FL; 3 grandchildren Shannon M. (Benjamin) Bennett of Prattsburg, NY, Patrick C. Leavy and Catherine L. Leavy both of Bradenton, FL; several nieces and nephews; and 1 cousin. Besides her parents, and husband, she was pre-deceased by a brother Robert Chamberlin in 1993, and a sister Patricia Ingalls in 1980. Arrangements are entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee. Online condolences can be sent by visiting
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Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Thursday, November 21, 2019
St Michael's Catholic Church
312 Liberty Street
Penn Yan, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Hillside Cemetery
Millard St.
Dundee, New York, United States
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