Margaret McCready, 95 of Batavia, died February 21, 2012 peacefully at Williamsville Suburban Nursing Home after a brief illness. She was born May 8, 1916 in Buffalo to the late Edward F. (Mary E. Reuther) Smith. Mrs. McCready worked as a Registered Nurse for many years and was a Head Nurse at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw before she retired. She was very active with the Order of the Eastern Star and former District Deputy Grand Matron. Mrs. McCready was an avid New York Yankee fan, active in the Board of Election in Castile and very devoted to her family and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Carl D. McCready Jr., son Bruce McCready, daughters Linda and Mary Elizabeth McCready, brother Edward “Skeeter” Smith, sisters Rose Krajeski and Eileen (Miller) James.
She is survived by sons David J. McCready of Batavia; Carl (Sharon) McCready III of FL; daughter Debbie Larson of Batavia; brother David (Carol) Smith of Depew; 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service in celebration of her life will be held in May at a time and date to be announced. Interment will take place in Grace Cemetery, Castile.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family to be distributed to various charities. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.