Margaret A. Thornhill , 95 , of Washington, passed away on May 10, 2020. Mrs. Thornhill, daughter of the late Michael Fennessey and his wife Anna NEE Feldmiller, was born July 24, 1924 in St. Albans. She received her education from Washington High School. On April 27, 1946, she was united in marriage to John Thornhill in Webster Groves, MO. Margaret was employed for many years at Miller’s Dress Shop and La Belle’s Dress Shop in Washington.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Thornhill; brother, John Michael Fennessey; sister, Virginia Hurt and longtime friend, Charles Quertemes.
Among her survivors are her son, Gary Thornhill and wife Debbie of Washington and Beverly Huff and husband Patrick of Pacific; six grandchildren, Clayton Thornhill and wife Beth, Clinton Thornhill, Christa Horn and husband Scott, Suzzie Schweigert and husband Dean, Sally Mayfield and husband Dustin, and Katie Meador and husband Joe; twelve great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
A private family service was held on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Nieburg-Vitt,Miller Funeral Home, with interment in the Bethel Cemetery in Labadie. Memorial donations can be made to the Friends of Old Bethel, P.O. Box 82 Labadie, MO 63055.
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