November 6, 1933 ~ February 6, 2022

Born in: Bronx, NY
Resided in: Nesconset, NY

Margaret’s wake service will be livestreamed on Thursday at 8 PM.  Please follow the link below.



A Life Well Loved

Margaret Fehringer passed away on February 6, 2022, surrounded by the love of her family.  Her beloved husband, William Fehringer, predeceased her by 18 years, but their love story did not die with him.  She carried her love for him until the end. 

Marge is survived by her 11 children:  William Fehringer, Robert Fehringer, Margaret Beyer, Peter Fehringer, Theresa Hehir, Bernice Fehringer, Pauline Farrell, Paul Fehringer, Mary Seibt, Carole Massi and Richard Fehringer.  Her legacy continues through her 51 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Marge also leaves her sisters, Helen Boyle and Mary Courtney and her in-laws, Elaine Richards and Carole and Tony Foster.

Her life was a reflection of her beliefs:  Faith and family always came first.  Marge’s love of family was most demonstrated during the holidays.  Hosting Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas dinners for her extended family was no easy task, but she took it on with a smile on her face and laughter in the kitchen.  She made cooking a traditional meal for 30-40 people seem effortless. The evening would usually end with a huge card party that would last until the wee hours of the night.  You can guarantee that there would be lots of laughter and plenty of candy on the candy tray!

Marge’s deep and personal faith helped her throughout her life.  Even though her memories were robbed from her, there were some things that remained:  Her faith and her love of the Rosary.  She will be our biggest advocate in Heaven.

Besides cards, Marge also loved other games.  Her super Scrabble skills put most of us to shame; her luck at the slot machines was unparalleled and her love of reading was something that was shared between generations.  Many books were passed between Grandma and her grandkids.

Marge had a great sense of humor which was still sharp at the end, and her timing was perfect.  Her smile could brighten a room and if it was accompanied by her unique laugh, you knew it was a good day. 

Even though her memory was not the best at the end of her long life, she always remembered her family.  She might not have remembered your name, but she recognized her children.  We are all blessed to have had her in our lives.  She was an amazing mother, sister, grandma and great-grandma.  Whatever you called her, she loved us all and played such an important role in all our lives.  

She had a long and storied life and she will be greatly missed.


Visitation: February 9, 2022 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Second Visitation: February 9, 2022 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Visitation: February 10, 2022 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Second Visitation: February 10, 2022 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home Smithtown
190 E. Main St.

Mass: February 11, 2022 9:45 am

St. Patrick's R C Church Smithtown
280 E Main St

Interment: February 11, 2022 11:30 am

Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd.

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Margaret M. Fehringer 's name.

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Priests for Life

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  1. candleMay she Rest In Peace after a beautiful life of raising her children, grandchildren, & great grandchildren to be the loving people they are.

    • Thank you so much Reenie! She was a mother to all! She really loved the simple life – just being around the people she loved, made her day…& she truly loved EVERYONE! She loved family, friends, neighbors….she loved every friend of a friend! ✨💖✨🙏✨

    • Thank you so much for your beautiful words, Joanne! We were so blessed to have her in our lives! She wholeheartedly welcomed and truly loved everyone!

  2. My wife and I have been friends with the Fehringer’s for almost 50 years, Marge and Bill were always generous and welcoming to Sue and I and we’re included in many family gatherings. Their commitment and selfless love for each other and their family was the a great example for anyone. They were and still hold a dear place in our hearts. I look forward to seeing them again❤️

    • You two are just the cutest, sweetest couple!! Thank you for those beautiful words. My parents truly loved you! I think they secretly adopted everyone they ever met! Lol! We will all meet again in heaven ….and what a party that will be!!! ✨💖✨🙏✨

    • Thank you so much for posting! Yes…..she SURE DID love to laugh! I think that’s the first thing people think of her when they remember her! ✨🙏✨💖✨

  3. I remember your Mom , always smiling. She did a great job raising her children. May God bless her in heaven , I m sure He has ,just as He blessed her here on Earth

    • Thank you SO MUCH, Joann!! She never met a person she didn’t love!
      She touched the hearts of everyone! ✨💖✨🙏✨

  4. To love is to remember.
    Hoping you’ll find some comfort
    in the warm memories
    your hearth will always hold on to .

    • Thank you so much, Karen! We were blessed to have her as our mother, but she was like a mother to all, because she truly loved every one she ever met!

    • Thank you, Karen. I was hoping to introduce you to a lot more people. I wish you could have met her! She was the most genuine caring soul! She never met a person she didn’t love! ✨💖✨🙏✨

    • Thank you so much , Lyn! She needed rest after suffering for so long. She wanted to be home with God. ✨🙏✨💖✨

  5. What a beautiful tribute to your Mom, she lived a long beautiful and Loved life🙏 May she rest peacefully …… God Bless!!!

    • Thank you so much! Just knowing her and being around her gave everyone a feeling of peace on this earth. ✨🙏✨💖✨

  6. You know that If I could tie myself to the bumper and go with you……I would! Thank you for being the greatest mother and friend to all! I still hear Your adorable explosive laugh and will forever be comforted by all of our late night talks about God and your mind blowing infinite wisdom. You were never selfish, never greedy, never a bad word about anyone crossed your lips. You were always so kind, gentle and generous to a fault! Thank you for the thousands of delicious meals & for a safe cozy and comforting home to have grown up in. You cried in private, you prayed in private, you suffered in silence but you always put a smile on your face for all to see….no matter how you were feeling. To say I miss you already…. just doesn’t suffice! My heart hurts. Until we are all together again in Heaven… all my love….Carole

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