Margaret B. Thayer
Margaret B. "Bunny" Thayer age 90 died Friday, February 21, 2020 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center.
Bunny was born on July 6, 1929 in Conneaut the daughter of Hugh E. and Bernadine (Mahoney) Burns. She was a 1947 graduate of Conneaut High School and after finishing school she married her first husband, Walter Thayer, on June 7, 1947.
Bunny worked as a real estate agent for Wes Ticknor and went on to become a broker, buying the agency and operating as Bunny Thayer Realty until her retirement.
Bunny married her second husband, Cecil Thayer on December 24, 2007.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Women of the Moose Lodge 472, The Red Hat Ladies of the Lake and the Irish Colleens. Bunny was a member of Corpus Christi Parish and the Federated Church. She loved golfing in her younger years, living on the lakefront and spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren.
Bunny is survived by her daughters Christine Naylor (Robert) of Conneaut and Nancy Palermo, and son Michael Thayer (Diane) of Charlotte, NC. Surviving grandchildren are: Nancy Chadwick, Tarry Bates, Jill Kauffman, Jonathan Naylor, and Christa Seese; Julie Peskir, Alan Thayer and Laura Bartscher; Eric Angelo, Amanda Angelo, and Brittany Palmero; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Bunny was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Walter Thayer and second husband Cecil Thayer.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Raisian Family Funeral Home, 581 Harbor Street, Conneaut.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 24, 2020 at the Raisian Family Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Huntley of Federated Church and Father Raymond Thomas of Our Lady of Peace Parish officiating.
Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Conneaut.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Conneaut Food Pantry, 327 Mill Street, Conneaut. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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Monica and Frank
Feb 24, 2020
Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Margaret B. Thayer by Monica and Frank.  Send flowers
John & Jane Szalai
Feb 23, 2020
Bunny was a wonderful and caring person who will be missed by all that knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family that this difficult time.
Linda Eighmy Chandler
Feb 23, 2020
My Dearest Bunny,
I have always loved and admired you since we first met when my parents became dance club partners in the 50’s!
I used to hang out at your house on Main Street on Friday’s after work in the 70’s and tag along with you all for dinner or whatever.
Your genuine kindness with that lovely smile has touched me over the years and I always looked forward to seeing you when I came to Conneaut in later years to visit my brother Jerry and family.I especially remember our jitterbug dance at Jerry’s 70th Birthday party.
My love and condolences to all your family and friends Bunny now as you are rejoicing with Jesus in Heaven🙏🏼
I love you,
Linda Eighmy Chandler
Chuck Webb
Feb 22, 2020
The Webb family sends condolences to Your family. My parents Bob and Betty Webb had many wonderful memorable times with Bunny and Walt and I am sure she is missed by all. Our best to you guys in this time of sorrow.