Marjorie Ann Hagarty
JESUP – Marjorie Ann Hagarty, 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at the Hiawatha Care Center.

Marjorie was born the daughter of Pearle and Edgar Hammond on November 21, 1924 in Nashua, Iowa. The youngest of 6 children, Marjorie graduated from Charles City High School in 1942. She and Patrick Hagarty were united in matrimony on May 9, 1942 and they were blessed with 14 children.

Left to honor her memory are 13 children, Donna Lash-Andersen (Svend), Ray (Arline), Tim (Sheri), Veronica Mangrich (Lee), Dennis, Greg (Diana), Sheila Lehman, Kevin (Kristy), Maureen Drexler (Rod), Marcia Bedard (Tony), Steve (Diane), Brian (Diane), Michelle Noonan (Bill), 44 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, one sister Elna Ponto of Overland Park, KS and one sister-in-law, Patricia Hagarty of Charles City, Iowa.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick Leland Hagarty on January 5, 2006, one son Terry, five grandchildren, three brothers Glenn, Claire and Max Hammond and one sister, Lorraine Powers.

Marjorie was a member of St. Athanasius Parish, Jesup and St. Pius X Parish, Cedar Rapids. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. She truly loved participating in Bible Study with her dear friends from St. Pius. She also served as secretary of the Resident’s Council at Hiawatha Care Center.
Marjorie was a woman of tremendous faith and wisdom. She will be remembered for her dignity, grace, humility, and compassion. She enjoyed family gatherings, playing cards, quilting, reading, cooking for her family, (especially her potato salad) wintering in Arizona and traveling in their retirement. She loved and was very proud of each of her 99 grandchildren.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 9, 2017 at St. Athanasius Catholic Church in Jesup, IA, with Fr. Jeffrey A. Dole, Celebrant. Msgr. Ralph P. Simington, Fr. Lloyd E. Reuter, Fr. Dustin Long VU, and Fr. Henry P. Huber, concelebrated. Music was by Monica Bengston, organist; the St. Athanasius Choir; with Tony Bedard, Diane Hagart and Ali Tomlonovic. Scott Hagarty accompanied on trumpet. Casket Bearers were Jim Lash, Callee Hagarty, Nic Bedard, Ryan Hagarty, Angela Stark, Ben Hagarty, Brad Hagarty, Aaron Lehman, Ali Tomlonovic, Jennifer Krob, Seth Hagarty, Zach Noonan and Jeremy Gardner. Burial was at St. Athanasius Catholic Cemetery, Jesup.
A visitation honoring Marjorie was held from 3–8 p.m., Friday, December 8, at White Funeral Home, Jesup, where there was a 4 p.m. Catholic Daughters Rosary and a 7 p.m. Vigil service. Visitation continued for an hour before services at the church.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Hiawatha Care Center for loving and caring for our dear Mother.

Memorials may be directed to Camp Courageous of Iowa or to the Marjorie Hagarty memorial fund for charitable contributions.

White Funeral Home, Jesup, IA was in charge of the arrangements.
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