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Margaret C. Coughlin
CUMBERLAND - Coughlin, Margaret C. (Peg) passed away peacefully on Saturday January 12th, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. She was a life-long resident of Cumberland RI. Born November 10th, 1937 she was the daughter of the late Leo and Clara (Jobe) Cavanaugh.
Margaret was a graduate of St. Mary's Bay View Academy. She was a past president of Providence Figure Skating Club, former member of East Greenwich Yacht Club, and served on the Rhode Island Medical Board for many years. She was active in Rhode Island Republican Politics. Peg will be remembered for her love and devotion to family, friends and her passion for cooking.
She is survived by her six children, Gregory Coughlin of Dedham MA, Mary-Ellen King of Warwick RI, Margaret Hickok of Florida, Kevin Coughlin and his wife Bethany of Cumberland, Brian Coughlin of Tennessee and Karen Lenney and her husband Steven of Wakefield. She leaves behind 14 grandchildren and is survived by her brother Dr. James Cavanaugh of Osterville MA. She is the former wife of the late Dr. Gregory W. Coughlin and sister of the late Mary Cashman, Leo, Larry and Ann Cavanaugh.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday January 16th at 9AM from the O'Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road Cumberland RI, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in St. John Vianney Church, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland RI. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland RI. Visiting hours are Tuesday January 15th, 4-8PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Salvation Army, 201 Pitman Street, Providence RI, 02906.
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