In 1990, she married Philip Holbrook Stevens and moved to his home in Skaneateles, NY while always keeping a second home in Maine. After moving to Skaneateles, Margueritte became a member of Grace Chapel and has a large and loving church family. Her Christian faith sustained her throughout her life; one of her favorite Bible passages is Psalm 51. Margueritte and Philip traveled extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Europe until their health prevented them from doing so and Philip died in 2013.
Margueritte is predeceased by her mother, father, husbands M. Abbott Pendergast and Philip H. Stevens, brother Earle, daughter Margueritte Elizabeth (aka. Marny/Heather) Sherwood (Wayne) and stepdaughter Alison Stevens-Macy (John).
She is survived by her children, Craig Abbott Pendergast and Margaret Anne Pendergast; stepson, Andrew M. Stevens (Angela); grandchildren, Ashley Pendergast (Stephen Best), Morgan Baker (Christopher), Sally Western and Cyrus Western, and Erica Stevens, five great-grandchildren and a sixth great-grandchild is due any day, several nieces, a nephew, cousins and many extended family and friends.
A celebration of Margueritte's life will be held at Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles, NY at 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 29, 2018.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles, NY 13152 or The Rescue Mission, 155 Gifford Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.
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