East Lyme - Margaret "Peg" Lee Corrigan Stadnick, 82, of Roxbury Rd., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, peacefully at home surrounded by her family.
She was born on Oct. 29, 1925, in New London. She was the daughter of the late Dr. Frank J. Corrigan and Charlotte Mason Corrigan. She married Francis Stadnick on Oct. 7, 1950, who predeceased her in 1975.
She was a graduate of the former Williams Memorial Institute in 1943, and the Joseph Lawrence School of Nursing in 1946, and the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps. Her nursing career included employment at Memorial-Sloan Kettering in New York City; Norwich State Hospital; Lawrence and Memorial Hospital; and the Visiting Nurses Association. She had been a volunteer for Hospice of Southeast Connecticut for over 15 years. She was a member of the Stella Maris Chapter of the Catholic Nurses; the Williams Memorial Institute Alumnae Association; the Joseph Lawrence School of Nursing Alumnae; the East Lyme Senior Citizens Club; and was a communicant of St. Agnes Church since 1950.
She is survived by her sons, Stephen L. Stadnick and his wife, Anna, of Niantic; Peter F. Stadnick and his wife, Carrie, of Quaker Hill; a daughter, Sharon L. Stadnick and her husband, Michael Jenkins of South Deerfield, Mass.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
The funeral will assemble at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday at the Thomas L. Neilan and Sons East Lyme Funeral Home, 48 Grand St., Niantic, and proceed to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Agnes Church. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery. Calling hours are this evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southeast Connecticut.
Please visit www.neilanfuneralhome.com for directions or to sign Mrs. Stadnick's online guest book.
Margaret was a devoted mother and friend who also enjoyed many years of traveling with her husband and family. Her compassion extended beyond the nursing career as she was a caring and giving person to all whose lives crossed her path.