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Margot Heffernan (nee Sullivan)

July 7, 1933 - July 9, 2021

Funeral Date July 15, 2021

Visitation at the St. John Funeral Home, Chagrin Falls, on Thurs. July 15 from 9 – 10:30 A.M. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Church of the Holy Angels, 18205 Chillicothe Rd. (Rt. 306), Chagrin Falls, 44023 at 11 A.M.  Cremation to follow.   In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations  be made to Help Foundation, Inc.

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Margot Heffernan of Delhi, NY passed away Friday, July 9 of natural causes at the age of 88.  Born in Staten Island, New York, she graduated from Morristown High School in New Jersey and earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Ursuline College in Ohio.  Margot and her husband Patrick raised their three children in Lyndhurst, Ohio.  She was a devoted homemaker and mother and worked for National City Bank, now PNC Bank, first as a door-to-door customer service representative welcoming families moving to the area and then as a branch secretary.  On Pat’s retirement, the couple moved to Walden in Aurora, Ohio.  In recent years, after moving to the Delhi, NY area to be near her daughter, Margot resided at the Plains in Oneonta and Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Margot loved her husband and family above all.  Her other loves and pastimes included playing bridge, playing tennis as Pat’s partner, travel with him in later years, and especially their pet dogs, Marty, Sandy and Jenna.  After Patrick passed in 2002, Margot volunteered locally with children’s literacy organizations and with Help Foundation of Cleveland, which serves the developmentally disabled.  She was a devout Roman Catholic throughout her life and sang in the choir of the Church of the Holy Angels in Bainbridge Twp., Ohio.  In New York, Margot attended St. James Episcopal Church, Lake Delaware, where her son-in-law James Krueger was a priest.  Margot is survived by her children,  Maureen Krueger of Bovina, NY, and Paul and John Heffernan of Cleveland; her siblings, Noelle Sullivan of Windor Lochs, CT, Fran House of Wallingford, PA, and Michael Sullivan of Salem, MA.; and two brothers-in-law Thomas and Dennis Heffernan.   Friends received at the ST. JOHN FUNERAL HOME, 16381 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (RT 306), CHAGRIN FALLS, 44023 (2.5 MILES NORTH OF RT. 422), THURSDAY, JULY 15 FROM 9 – 10:30 A.M. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Church of the Holy Angels, 18205 Chillicothe Rd. (Rt. 306), Chagrin Falls, 44023 at 11 A.M.  Cremation to follow.   In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations  be made to Help Foundation, Inc.