Margaret A. Broderick

Margaret A. Broderick

June 21, 1935 – May 3, 2021

Age 85.  Preceded in death by husband, Robert J. Broderick Sr.; siblings: Phyllis Witt, Robert Dillon, Ella Mae Hoden, Patrick Dillon.  Survived by children: Antoinette Broderick, Robert Broderick, Jr. (Berna), Thomas Broderick (Laurie), Lisa Lucas (Tom), and Douglas A. Broderick (Mary Beth); sixteen grandchildren: Nichole, Starr, Summer, Douglas Jr., Evan, Stephanie, Mallory, Robert III, Morgan, Kevin, Nathan, Patrick, Natalie, Ashley, Amber, Aaron; nineteen great-grandchildren: Maddie. Chase, Jalen, Drew, Delaney, Michael, Saige, Douglas A., Alexander, Maggie, Eleanor, Julius, Robert IV, Harrison, Cohen, Keanu, Lennon, Nainoa, Dillon.

Margaret played the role of a “Kiewit spouse”, supporting her husband’s work efforts while spending most of her time raising her five children and attending their extra-curricular school activities.  As her family grew with the addition of sixteen grandchildren, Margaret was in her element, babysitting and teaching her children and grandchildren lifelong lessons that will be passed on to her great-grandchildren in due time.

As with her husband, Margaret was a person of faith, giving of her time, talent, and treasure to her Church, the community, and those in need.  These efforts were part of her fabric and that was what made her likeable and easy to approach.  She was once asked what her proudest moment was…and she responded, “What gave her the greatest sense of accomplishment was seeing her five children continue to practice their faith and attend Sunday Church Services into adulthood and passing on this gift of faith to her grandchildren.”

 VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: May 6th from 5pm to 7pm St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 14330 Eagle Run Drive, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, May 7th at10:30am at St. Vincent de Paul.  Entombment: Resurrection Mausoleum.  Memorials are suggested to the Daniel J. Gross High School, Creighton Prep High School, Marian High School, Mount Michael High School, or VJ Skutt High School. 

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  • Kurt & Cheryl Schubert Posted May 3, 2021 4:33 pm

    Our prayers are with the entire Broderick family. Now Marge and Bob can have some grand times with our Mom and Dad. Love to all!

  • Jim and Theresa Winship Posted May 3, 2021 6:31 pm

    To the Broderick, Lucas, Freilich families,many grand and great-grand children, We extend our sincere sympathy and will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Aunt Margaret Ann (Dillon) Broderick was a wonderful, kind, patient,loving, and good person. I have held her as one of my finest examples of a person who walked in the path of Jesus. May we be pleased to have known her. Love and Bless you all!

  • Kenneth Herman Posted May 4, 2021 9:13 am

    I lived on 12th and Bancroft and Margaret and famil

  • Kenneth Herman. Posted May 4, 2021 9:31 am

    I Lived on 12th and Brancroft with my brothers Jack, Joe, and Ed and parents, Bert and Johanna Herman. I was friends with Charlie and Dan Broderick. I want to extend my sympathy to Margaret’s family. May Margaret’s soul rest in pjeace. Ken Herman

  • Ashley Merrill Posted May 4, 2021 6:13 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Love the Merrill’s

  • Fr. Alvin McMenamy, SM Posted May 6, 2021 10:31 am

    Dear Family of Margaret,
    I offer prayers and sympathy to all of you, on behalf of our Marianist Brothers and Marianist Affiliates. May God be gracious in giving Margaret full Peace, Joy, and Happiness now in Heaven. May Jesus and Mary bring all of you much comfort and strength in this time of loss and death.
    I was privileged to be Spiritual Assistant with Margaret and Robert for many years while I taught at Gross Catholic. As you knew so well, what wonderful gracious folks your parents were!
    I am offering Mass for Margaret.
    With loving care and remembrance,
    Fr. Al McMenamy, S.M.

  • Trisha Hall Posted May 6, 2021 6:37 pm

    I loved caring for your mother . She was such a blessing to us all

  • Joyce Tacey Posted May 7, 2021 4:38 pm

    Our thoughts and prayer are with the family! Cherish the wonderful memories you all have!

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