Margaret Horan

margaret horan

February 23, 1946 ~ July 18, 2021

Horan, Margaret, "Peggy" (nee: Leahy), age 75, a 40 year resident of Leonia, passed peacefully on Sunday July 18, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland she immigrated to the U.S. in 1962. She was a supervisor for Bell Atlantic. Upon retirement she became a home health caregiver. Former member of the Bergen Irish Association she was known for her love of Irish set dancing.

Beloved wife of 56 years to Brendan Horan. Devoted mother of Siobhain DeMagistris and her husband Jeff. Cherished nana of Erin and Megan. Dear sister of Mary Connolly (Jim), and her brothers Willie Joe (Eileen), Pat (Mary), Teddy (Margaret), Mike (Rose) and Jerry (Mary). Adored aunt of many nieces and nephews. Cherished cousin and friend near and far.

The family will receive their friends on Friday 4-8 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". The funeral will leave Saturday at 9:30 AM for the celebration of her funeral mass in St. John R. C. Church (Leonia) at 10:00 AM. For condolences, directions, or information or (201) 944-0100 or


Mass: July 24, 2021 10:00 am

St. John R. C. Church
Broad & Harrison Avenue
Leonia, NJ 07605

Visitation at Funeral Home: July 23, 2021 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Graveside: July 24, 2021 12:00 pm

Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
10 W Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

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  2. Sincerest condolences to all the Horan and Leahy families.may Peggy rest in peace.
    Kieran Marcella and Darragh Mulvihill
    Killsinon Listowel Kerry

  3. Our condolences to Brendan and all the family. Peggy was a special person, devoted to her family. Loved set dancing and watching the Kerry football team play.

    May she rest in peace.

    John & Mary Carney

  4. Condolances to Brendan, Siobhan and Family. I loved spending time with u both at the set dancing and all functions Irish.
    Rest in Peace Peggy

  5. Dear Brendan, Siobhain and family! Our hearts are heavy having heard the news about our wonderful Peggy. She made the world a brighter and happier place. We are consoled by the thought of a reunion in heaven filled with Irish dancing. I am sure that Felix and our mom, another Margaret, have already begun the partying. We are eternally grateful for all that Peggy did for Mom and Felix and will miss her sorely. She will always remain in our prayers. Thank you, Peggy ! and thank you Brendan for sharing such a beautiful human being. Love, Gisela, Hans, Damian, Rosalie, Dink, Heidi, Julia,Mark, Erik, Alexandra, Jimmy, Nicky ,little D and all the O'Connell, Bells and all those whose lives were touched by such a lovely person.

  6. Sincere sympathy to Brendan and the Horan family. Peggy and Brendan were well-known and respected at dancing events in the Kerry Hall. Peggy will also be missed by HOPe charity which she supported generously. Ar dheis De go raibh a h-anam.

  7. So sad that our lovely cousin Peggy rip has passed away. Sincere condolences to Brendan & family to Peggys family in Ireland & to the Horan family. Im always reminded of Peggy as a wedding shower gift she gave me kitchen cutlery for which for over 40yrs i use every day. Peggy ur now at peaceful rest with your much loved parents Hannah & Tim you will be always missed. In our thoughts Margaret & Tony & all the Sullivan family from Banemore

  8. Sincere condolences Brendan, Siobhán and family. We will miss Peggy greatly, may she rest in peace.
    Nathan & Zara Doherty

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