Margaret Mearsheimer Obituary

Margaret  Mearsheimer
Margaret Mearsheimer

April 2, 1921 - August 18, 2017
Born in Brooklyn, New York
Resided in NJ


Mearsheimer, Margaret A, forever 29, a long-time resident of Somers & Port Washington NY, formerly of Glendale NY, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2017. She had moved to New Jersey 3 years ago.

Born at home in Queens in 1921, Margaret graduated from Richmond Hill High School and went on to complete secretarial school. She enjoyed a 40-year career at IBM in their New York City and White Plains offices.

A classy and beautiful person, and a devout Catholic, Margaret loved the beach, traveling, golf, and time with her family and friends. She was a role model for all her nieces and nephews; four generations loved her and will miss her.

Predeceased by brothers Tom and Jack and their wives Ruth and Eileen, sister Mary Yarmas, niece Gail and nephew Jim, she is survived by her brother Charles Mearsheimer of Dunedin Fl., 17 nieces and nephews, 34 grand nieces and nephews, and 5 great-grand nieces and nephews. She loved them all.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 AM Thursday, August 24th at Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave., Somerville.

Memorial Contributions may be made in her memory to Mercy Home for Boys & Girls: Chicago Children's Charity. To send condolences, visit



Private Cremation
A Mass of Christian Burial
Immaculate Conception Church
35 Mountain Ave
Somerville, NJ 08876
Thursday, August 24, 2017
10:00 AM


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