Margaret J. Roherty

Margaret J. Roherty

Margaret J. Roherty, age 80, of Janesville, died on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at home.

She was born in Janesville on March 20, 1936, the daughter of William and Stella (Schyvinck) Murray. She married Richard “Dick” Roherty in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on Aug. 13, 1955. Margaret retired after 32 years from Prent Corp, and was a member of St. William Catholic Church. She was a volunteer for ECHO, and the Washington Elementary School Breakfast Program. She loved to garden, work in the yard, bake, cook, and especially spend time with her family.

Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Dick Roherty; 2 children, James (Nancy) Roherty of San Diego, CA and Jean (Jeff) Ryan of Waunakee; grandson, Sean Ryan; brother, Daniel Murray of Janesville; 4 sisters-in-law: Margo Murray, Carol Roherty, Kate Roherty and Joan Roherty; many other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, and 2 brothers, William Murray and James Murray.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH with Rev. Brian Dulli officiating. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Church. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.

A special thank you to Cindy Gunn and the Angels of Mercy Hospital Oncology, and Agrace Hospice Care for their wonderful care and support.
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