Margaret (Peggie) Frances McNamara, 91, a resident of Cape Coral, FL., and a former resident of DeRidder, and Orange, died Thursday, Nov. 24.

A Graveside Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange. Officiating will be Mr. Frank McNamara.

Born in Northbridge, Massachusetts on July 13, 1920, Margaret was the daughter of John Francis and Una Belle Morton McGinniss. She was married to the late James (Jim) Henry McNamara of Orange.

Margaret was a long standing member of The Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority since her college days at Colby Jr. College for Women in New London, New Hampshire and in 1990 was awarded the Degree of Exemplar of Beta Sigma Phi by the Headquarters of Beta Sigma Phi in Kansas City, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Louise Kelley, and her husband, Jim.

Margaret is survived by her children, Christine Elizabeth Darbonne and husband, Lee Ray of Lafayette, LA.; Richard “Dick” Morton McNamara of Las Vegas, and David Michael McNamara and wife, Colette of Cape Coral FL; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and fourteen step-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contribution donations to The American Cancer Society. Donations can be made online at or by Phone at 1-800-227-2345.