Marguerite Sullivan Hannon “Mugs”
Marguerite Sullivan Hannon, “Mugs,” passed away quietly in her sleep August 3, 2021. Mugs was a loving wife to the late John W. Hannon, Jr., mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
She was born October 2, 1929, in McKeesport, Pa. and was a long-time resident of Fox Chapel. She graduated from The Pennsylvania College for Women, now Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Her father John L. Sullivan and mother Caroline Sumpter Sullivan raised her to love music, reading and flowers, particularly roses. She loved flower arranging, playing the piano, and cooking. Several of her recipes were featured in Gourmet Magazine and The Gourmet Cookbook. She treasured her membership and work with The Fox Chapel Garden Club, where she was a distinguished member in the 50-Year Club. All who knew Mugs will cherish memories of delicious meals and laughter shared with her. She brought joy and beauty to everything she did. Mugs met her husband, John W. Hannon, Jr. on a blind date in 1951. They married in 1955 and lived in Churchill before moving to Fox Chapel in 1968.
She is survived by her son, Michael (Judy) Hannon of Fox Chapel, daughter Patricia (Paul) Bonney of Wynnewood, Pa., Kerry (Cliff Hackel) Hannon of Washington, DC. She was predeceased by her son Jack (Charmaine) Hannon. She has eight grandchildren–Brendan, Sean, Conor and Brian Hannon, Christine Goon, Michael, Caitlin and Shannon Bonney and five great-grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Christ the King Parish, St. Scholastica Church, 309 Brilliant Avenue, Aspinwall, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Marguerite Sullivan Hannon may be made to Chatham University’s Undergraduate Scholarships Fund. Donations can be made online at www.chatham.edu/give, or mailed to the following address: Chatham University, Office of University Advancement, Woodland Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Arrangements by John A. Freyvogel Sons, Inc. (freyvogelfuneralhome.com)
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