Josephine Margaret Meehan Minchak, 93, Hermon


HERMON – A Mass of Christian Burial for Josephine Margaret Meehan Minchak, 93, a resident of 595 West Road, Legacy K Home, in Hermon, and formerly of Henderson Habor, will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church in Colton with Rev. Joseph Giroux presiding.

Burial will be held in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Colton following the services.

Family and friends may call at the Buck Funeral Home in Colton on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral.

Mrs. Minchak passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at the Legacy K Home with family at her side under the care of Hospice.

Margaret is survived by a son, Raymond E. and Jeannie Minchak, Topsham, ME; her daughter, Megan and Raymond Bowdish, Lisbon; her beloved two grandchildren, Rachael and Colin Frost and Maeve Bowdish; a son-in-law Mark O’Berski as well as several nieces and nephews.

Margaret was pre-deceased by her husband, Raymond J.; a son, Michael Minchak; her three brothers, Edward, Thomas and Mark Meehan and a sister, Mona Reilly.

Born in Suffern, NY on September 16, 1930, to the late Edward and Josephine Creighton Meehan, Margaret graduated from Suffern High School and attended Buffalo State.

Margaret married Raymond J. Minchak on May 23, 1953. Raymond passed away on December 19, 2008.

Margaret worked at two New Jersey Catholic Schools, teaching Home Economics for several years.

She was also a devoted homemaker too. In her free time, Margaret enjoyed reading, playing bridge, visiting with her family, having friends over for a cup of coffee and she loved to go to symphonies.

Memorial donations in Margaret’s memory can be made to Henderson Ambulance Squad, 8939 State Route 178, Henderson, NY 13650; Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley; The Legacy K Elder Care Home, 581 West Rd, Hermon, NY 13652 or to the Katheryn Hayes Food Pantry, Attn: Town of Colton, 94 Main Street, Colton NY 13625 and memories and condolences may be shared online at www.buckfuneralhome.com.

The Buck Funeral Home in Colton is serving the family of Josephine Margaret Meehan Minchak.