News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 20, 2013

Margaret ‘Peggy’ McCormick


TERRE HAUTE — Margaret “Peggy” McCormick, 88, of Terre Haute, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2013 in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born on May 4, 1925 in Vigo County to Gus McCreary and Pauline Middleton McCreary.

Margaret was a member of St. Margaret Mary Church, and she was an active member and volunteer in the church.

She is survived by three sons, Jerry McCormick, Jim McCormick and Bob McCormick and wife Jan, as well as three daughters, Janet Furnas and husband Don, Sandy Scamihorn and husband Jay, and Dianne McCormick. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Kelli Rice, Chelsea McCormick and Michael Furnas, as well as three great-grandchildren. Other survivors include a brother, Danny McCreary and wife Betty; a sister, Nancy Burger; a sister- in-law, Helen Mancuso; and her beloved dog, Molly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Joseph P. McCormick in February of 2005.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013 in St. Margaret Mary Church, with Father Rick Ginther officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013 in the church, with a rosary service at 6 p.m. The family of Margaret requests memorial contributions to be made to the Terre Haute Carmelites, in her memory. Arrangements are under the direction of DeBaun Springhill Chapel. Online condolences may be made at: