Belmont, NY - Margaret Rose “Maggie” McNinch, 76, of 21 Trianna Street passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at home with her family at her side. She was born May 23, 1938 in Sebring, Florida the daughter of the late Ernest R. and Rose (Lynn) Wilson. On April 19, 1957 she married Joseph Mead Sr. On January 29, 1977 she married Harry T. McNinch Jr. who predeceased her on January 20, 1995.
Maggie was raised in Orlando, Florida and was a graduate of Edgewater High School. She was the owner and operator of the Angle Inn RV Park in Hobe Sound, Florida. She was an active member of the Belmont United Methodist Church, where she served as a Sunday School Teacher for high school students, a youth group leader and was a member of the Board of Trustees. She was the secretary for the Belmont Betterment Association, a founding member and EMT of the Amity Rescue Squad, a member of the Camelot Coraliers, a former den mother, a matron for the Allegany County Jail and a day care provider.
She is survived by two sons, Dwayne “Pete” Mead of Belmont and Michael (Gaye Lea) Mead of Apopka, FL, five grandchildren, three great grandchildren, four stepsons, Eugene (Karen) McNinch, Richard (Barbara) McNinch, John McNinch and Harry (Debra) McNinch, one stepdaughter, Laura McNinch, 16 step grandchildren and13 step great grandchildren and a very special friend, Ellen McNinch.She was predeceased in addition to parents and husband by a son, Joseph Mead Jr.
Friends are invited to call on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Belmont United Methodist Church on Park Circle. The funeral will be Saturday (August 30, 2014) at 2:00 pm in church with Rev. Richard Hurd presiding. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to, The Belmont Betterment Association, PO Box 22, Belmont, NY 14813, The VNA of WNY, PO Box 567, Belmont, NY 14813 or Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.