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Mar 29, 2019 12:07 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Margaret McNally-Zinberg Dies March 25

Mar 29, 2019 12:07 PM

Margaret “Peggy” T. McNally-Zinberg of Remsenburg died on March 25, 2019, of cancer. She was 65 and diagnosed 22 years ago.

Ms. McNally-Zinberg was a native New Yorker and a registered nurse who obtained an undergraduate degree from Molloy College and a master’s degree from New York University. She retired in 2007, when she and her husband moved back from Washington, D.C. to settle in Remsenburg. Following years as an assistant administrator and a vice president of nursing services, she became vice president health professions for the Greater New York Hospital Foundation and vice president of the New York Health Careers Center. She developed, marketed and implemented a portfolio of products and services designed to prepare existing health care workers to meet the challenges of the changing health care system. In addition, she developed and then implemented a Robert Wood Johnson-sponsored national career advancement program for minority, low-income and disadvantaged individuals interested in pursuing careers in nursing and allied health occupations. She has written two books, “Hot Health Careers” and “Cooking with ACOG” and has been an author of numerous articles on nursing. At the time of her death, she was a member of the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Advisory Council, a member of the Westhampton Women’s Club and on the board of the Remsenburg Association.

She is survived by her husband, Stanley Zinberg; her brother, Thomas McNally; her nephew and niece, Patrick McNally and Delia McNally; her stepson, Gregory Zinberg; and two grandchildren, Maxwell and Elliott.

Visitation was at Werner-Rothwell Funeral Home on Thursday, with a funeral Mass on Friday at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Quiogue.

Memorial donations may be made to the East End Hospice, eeh.org, or the Peconic Bay Medical Center Foundation, 1300 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901.

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