Margaret Ann McCombs
Devil Hills- Margaret “Margie” Ann McCombs, 77, passed away on February
26th at her home in Kill Devil Hills, NC where her husband Jack with
the support and daily help of Dare County Hospice had established a
home hospice. Margie was born on June 5th, 1939 in West Chester, PA and
grew up in Downingtown. She was the daughter of the late Andy and Rose
Eppolito, and the proud mother of Christopher W. Albrecht (Jennifer) of
Brockport, NY, and loving grandmother of Autumn, Cory, and Aaron.
She was the devoted step-mother of Natalie Guarnery (Jon) and
step-grandsons Jack and Patrick of Plainfield, IN; step-daughter Rae
Clark (Eric) of Soldotna, AK; sister of Joanne Welsh (Bruce) of
Downingtown, PA; and the sister of Patricia Clarke and brother Joseph
Eppolito (Linda) both who predeceased her. For many years, she
lived in the Rochester, NY area where she made life-long friends.
For over 30 years she was a chairside assistant in general, orthodontic,
and periodontal dentistry.
was a skilled seamstress, needlepoint artist, and she loved working in
her yard. She was also a self-taught home designer and drew up
the plans that resulted in the major remodeling of her Kill Devil Hills
home to include tripling the size of her kitchen with a vaulted
ceiling, doubling the size of a bedroom and adjacent bathroom, and
installation of both screened-in and open decks.
funeral mass will be held at Holy Redeemer by the Sea with reception
following in the social hall at the church- Friday, March 3, 2017 at
12PM. A graveside
service will be held at Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery in
Downingtown, PA on June 10th followed by a reception at the home of
Joanne and Bruce of Downingtown, PA immediately following the graveside
A reception in Margie’s memory will be held at the home of Christopher and Jennifer in Brockport, NY on June 17th.
lieu of flowers, Margie’s husband, Jack, suggests memorial donations be
made to Dare County Hospice at PO Box 669, Manteo, NC 27954; or to the
Hands of Hope and Cancer Services of the Outer Banks Hospital at 4800
S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC 27959.
to the family may be expressed via the online register
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was
entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959