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Margaret A. Jurinich, 67, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away suddenly on Thursday, 21, 2012 at the Lyndonville High School.

Born on January 6, 1945, in Bellefonte, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph R. and Ruby H. (Kucas) Jurinich.

Margaret graduated from Medina High School in 1962 and attended S.U.N.Y Brockport, receiving her Degree in Teaching. She was a devoted and dedicated teacher having taught in Lyndonville High School from 1988 to present. She had a special gift for working with the children that needed her the most; she was always on the side of the underdog.

She is survived by one daughter, Agnes Christine (Robert) Sherry of Watchung, NJ, four grandchildren, Sarah Ruby, Madeline Margaret, Jake and Heather, all of Watchung, NJ. A best friend and companion, Donald C. Lee of Niagara Falls and five honorary grandchildren. Margaret was a beloved sister to Joseph (Shirley) Jurinich of Medina and Agnes Recco of Lyndonville. Aunt Margie had many nieces, nephews, great- nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.
Margaret was a loving mother, sister, friend and devoted teacher, she will be greatly missed.


Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 112 N. Main St. Lyndonville, NY from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, 10 AM at the St. Joseph Church (our Lady of the Lake Parish) 38 Lake Ave. Lyndonville, NY 14098, with the Pastor, Rev. James F. Hassett celebrating. Burial will be on Tuesday in St. John's Cemetery in Bellefonte, PA.

Memorials may be made in Margaret's name to: the Lyndonville Scholarship Fund, 25 Housel Ave. Lyndonville, NY 14098.