O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Margaret Massar

Margaret A. Massar, age 77, of 12 Ponderosa Court, Orchard Park, New York formerly of Salamanca, New York died Tuesday evening, July 21, 2009 at her home .

Born on May 30, 1932 in Salamanca, New York she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Arletta Wymer Mongillo.

Mrs. Massar owned and operated Mongillo’s Store, was a teacher at St. Patrick’s Catholic School, and worked as a caregiver.

She was a member of Nativity Of Our Lord Church in Orchard Park, New York

Surviving are: 2 daughters, Gina (James) Nosal, Orchard Park, New York, Mary (Thomas) Forness, Salamanca, New York; 2 sons, Mark (Julie) Massar, Ashville, North Carolina, Greg “Arnie” Massar, Salamanca, New York; 4 grandchildren, Lindsay (Tim) Howell, Ohio, Samantha Nosal, Orchard park, New York, Alyssa Forness, Salamanca, New York, Marc Massar, Newfane, New York;4 great-grandchildren, a brother, Lester Berry, Miami, Florida; a sister, Arletta Berry.

She was predeceased by a sister, Evelyn Wise.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday morning at 11:00 A.M. in Our Lady of Peace Parish, (St. Patrick’s Worship Site) with Rev. Richard Massar as celebrant.

Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany, New York.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hospice Buffalo Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., P.O. Box 590, Buffalo, New York 14240 or St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, 115 East Main Street, Allegany, New York 14706.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com