Margaret Jean O’Rourke

March 20, 2024

Margaret Jean O’Rourke, 82, of Cantonment, Florida passed away March 16, 2024. She was born in Cordova, Alabama on May 30, 1941 to Marvin and Jean Gurganus. She was a member of Plainview Baptist Church and had a passion for living a Christian life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Jean Gurganus; brother, Butch Gurganus; and her sons, Mitchell and Michael.

She is survived by her son, Joe Pilgrim; daughter, Lourena Mellott; son, Jay Pilgrim; grandsons, Caleb and Darrin Qualls; two great-granddaughters; one brother, Roy (Pat) Gurganus; one sister, Becky Burnside; her niece, Ann Wright; and her three nephews, Paul Burnside, Darryl Gurganus, and Dewayne Gurganus.

Services for Margaret Jean O’Rourke will be held Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North. The family will receive friends for visitation from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Funeral services will begin at 3:00 p.m. with Reverend Bill Flanagan officiating.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, 1000 South Highway 29, Cantonment, is entrusted with arrangements.

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