Margaret Ghiringhelli |

Margaret Ghiringhelli

A memorial Mass for Margaret Mary “Maggie” Ghiringhelli of Nevada City will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Grass Valley. Services will be officiated by Father Larry Beck. Inurnment will be at the Karori Cemetery in Wellington, New Zealand.

Mrs. Ghiringhelli died Thursday, Sept. 23, at home. She was 48.

She was born Jan. 5, 1956, in New Zealand, to Ivan and Judith (O’Neill) Teeling. She was a self-employed caterer with Gourmet Everyday.

She is survived by her sons Brendon and Vincent Ghiringhelli, both of Grass Valley; daughter, Erin Ghiringhelli of Grass Valley; mother, Judith Teeling of New Zealand; brothers and sisters-in-law Tony and Jo (Steffert) Teeling, Denis and Anne Teeling, and Chris and Wendy (Alexander) Teeling all of New Zealand; sister and brother-in-law, Philipa Teeling and Steve Cochrane of Australia; fiancee, Robert Benoit of Nevada City; and nine nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Ivan Teeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User