Alma M. (nee Berry) McGinty, of Holland (formerly of Buckingham Springs) died peacefully on Wednesday August 1, 2012. She was 91.
Alma was the beloved wife of 64 years to the late John P. McGinty, Sr. who died in May of this year. She was the devoted daughter of the late Patrick and Maryanne Cunane Berry, dear mother of John P. McGinty, Jr., Michael McGinty (Denise), James McGinty, Joseph McGinty (Joan), Rick McGinty (Betty), Eileen Pompe (Andy), Kathleen McGinty (Karl Hausker), Colleen Maguire (Tim), the late Francis McGinty (Molly), the late Maureen Marx (Francis J. IV), grandmother of the late Francis J. Marx V, sister of Sr. Mary Albert Berry, D.C., Vincent P. Berry (Jane Keating Berry) and the late Jack (Eileen Downing Berry) and Kevin Berry, loving grandmother of 24.
Born in Philadelphia and raised on East Chelten Avenue in Germantown, Alma developed her strong Catholic roots visiting the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception across the street. She is a 1939 graduate of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School and would eagerly engage in the “H-A-double L-A-H-A-N” fight song! Alma and John raised their 10 children in Northeast Philadelphia, Resurrection of our Lord Parish. Upon retirement, they spent ten great years in Buckingham Springs, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish before spending their final years in the loving care at Twining Village in Holland.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Alma’s viewing Monday August 13, from 9:00 am until her Funeral Mass 10:30am at St. Bede the Venerable Church 1071 Holland Rd. Holland.
Interment St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Holy Redeemer Hospice 12265 Townsend Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154.
St. Bede the Venerable Church
1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA
3797 County Line Road, Chalfont, PA 18914