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Margaret 'Peggy' Mary (Kelly) Inness

January 19, 1949 ~ February 1, 2022 (age 73)

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Margaret Mary Inness, a longtime Beacon resident, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Montefiore St. Luke’s-Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY; at the age of 73-years old. Affectionately known by her family & friends as ‘Peggy’. She was born January 19, 1949 in Yonkers, NY, daughter of the late Isabelle (Betterton) Kelly.

On February 17, 1973 at St. John’s Church in Yonkers, NY, she married William H. Inness, who survives her at home.

She was a longtime communicant of St. Joachim-St. John the Evangelist Church in Beacon. The times she enjoyed most were spent with her family.        

Along with her devoted husband of almost 49-years of marriage, Peggy is survived by her loving daughters: Mary Ellen Inness and Nicole (Ryan) Inness-Donovan; and her precious granddaughter Ryleigh Donovan. Sadly she was predeceased by her son, William ‘Bill’ J. Inness on September 20, 2016.

Peggy is also survived by her brother and 2 sisters: Thomas (Nancy) Kelly of Naples, Florida; Isabelle Kelly of Highland, NY; Susie (Jack) Griffith of Katonah, NY; and her sister-in-law Cathy Kelly of Hyde Park, NY. She was predeceased by 2 brothers Claude Kelly and Patrick Kelly.

Her Family will receive friends on Sunday, February 6, 2022 from 2 to 6 pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 10am, Monday, February 7th at St. Joachim Church, 51 Leonard Street, Beacon, followed by interment to St. Joachim Cemetery, 325 Washington Avenue, Beacon.

The Family would suggest memorial donation be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit:

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February 6, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Libby Funeral Home
55 Teller Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

Mass of Christian Burial
February 7, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Joachim-St. John the Evangelist (St. Joachim Church)
51 Leonard Street
Beacon, NY 12508

February 7, 2022

St. Joachim Cemetery
325 Washington Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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