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Margaret C. (Hourihan) Beach

March 30, 1924 ~ November 1, 2018 (age 94)

Margaret C. (Hourihan) Beach, 94, passed away November 1, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center. Born on March 20, 1924 to the late William and Gertrude (Day) Hourihan, she was born and raised in Holyoke. Margaret lived in Springfield for most of her life and had also lived in Ormond Beach Florida for 10 years. She had belonged to the Golden Agers, Tops, and Hobby Club of Springfield. Margaret always looked on the bright side of life with a smiling face and positive attitude. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She leaves her husband of 55 years, Richard Beach; her daughters, Linda Jones of Springfield and Joan Ramos and her husband Casiano of Ludlow; her grandsons, Edward Jones, Ashley Hancock and Cody Hancock along with other family members and friends. She was predeceased by her parents and her siblings, William and James Hourihan and Gertrude Jackson.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services, 15 Ludlow Ave., Springfield with Calling Hours from 10:30am-12:30pm followed by a Memorial Service at 12:30pm. Interment will be at St. Michael the Archangel Mausoleum, Springfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. For further details or to express online condolences, visit

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