Obituary: Margaret Clare Price


Margaret Clare Price, 59, of Garden City and Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2010 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center surrounded by her family after a recurrent fight with breast cancer.

Margaret was born on May 10, 1950 in New York City to James T. Molloy and Margaret “Peg” Talty. Margaret was a nurse for the FBI in New York City where she met and married her husband Thomas A. Price on Sept. 10, 1983. She is survived by her husband Tom; daughter Emily; her parents, James and Margaret Molloy of Garden City; three sisters, Helene Mastro of New Jersey, Dianne Sheehan of New York, Maureen Colitre of Ohio; one brother Chris Molloy of New Jersey. Margaret was preceded in death by her brother Jim Molloy. She is also survived by seven nieces and eight nephews.

Margaret was a hospice nurse for Heartland Hospice at the time of her death and gave comfort to many of her patients and their families in their time of need. She enjoyed cross-stitch, reading, cooking and entertaining her friends and family.

Margaret will be deeply missed by her family and friends and her family takes comfort in knowing her pain is gone and she is in the hands of the Lord.

Margaret has chosen to be cremated. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Greater Kansas City Affiliate, 1111 Main, Suite 450, Kansas City, MO 64105. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on May 20 at St. Joseph’s RC Church in Garden City at 10 a.m.

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