City of Oaks Funeral Home & Cremation

Patricia Ellen Meagher

Knightdale, North Carolina

Age 76.
Died 10/05/2021.

Patricia Ellen Meagher
With a sad and grieving heart, we announce the passing of Patricia Ellen Meagher. Born the 30th of October, 1944. Daughter of Joseph and Barbara Gibney, former Massachusetts State Senator. She joins her husband of 54 years in the hereafter.
Those left behind include, a younger brother, 2 sister in-laws, nieses and nephews. As well as a daughter and son in-law, and a son and daughter in-law along with 4 grandchildren and countless friendships.
Patricia was a faithful wife, a loving mother as well as an accomplished realtor. She held titles of; GRI, ABR, & CHMS. Patricia began her career in the mid 70s. She and her husband founded their own real estate company 10 years later ' Freedom Realty. She retired from real estate in the mid 2000s at Keller Williams realty.
Sadly as health diminished to the point of needing skilled care. Her spirit did not . As she made many dear friendships before her passing.
As her health took a turn for the worse, she ralleid. With her family surrounding her to say their final goodbyes. At the time of her passing, she was listening to songs from the 70s. The last song to hear was 'Kathy's Song' by Simon & Garfunkel. She squeezed her son finger, as if saying Thank you and slipped away.
She will be missed but never forgotten.
A memorial service is planned for October 30th, at 2 pm. At St. Francis of Assisi church, 11401 Leesville rd. Raleigh, NC 27613.
Condolences may be forwarded to the Meagher residence at 609 Calavaras lane, Knightdale NC 27545.

For additional information or for service details, please reach out to the family directly.

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Apples to Apples

Just like all other licensed funeral homes in North Carolina, City of Oaks Cremation, LLC is regulated by the NC Board of Funeral Service.

The same laws that apply to the big corporate funeral homes also apply to the modest independently owned firms like ours. All crematories in North Carolina, regardless of who owns them, are inspected annually by the state and must adhere to the same rules and laws.

Genuine Care

We're committed to providing families within our community unsurpassed service before, during and after the time of loss.

Our staff will provide clear communication to your family through each step as we move forward from the original phone call notifying us of a death to the time we deliver the urn back to your family. We will treat your family with the utmost respect, as we honor the wishes of your loved one.

We promise to make this process affordable and as endurable as possible.

State Wide

Our Funeral Home is located in Wake County NC; however, we provide our services to families throughout the entire State.

Unlike other funeral homes, we don't charge an additional mileage fee. Regardless of what county you live in, we can help your family with making simple, affordable funeral arrangements. From Asheville to Wilmington, we're proud to help families statewide.

Our Services

Direct Cremation


Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. We include everything you need for a simple or direct cremation. Simple, affordable and reliable. We have not changed the cost of our direct cremation service since we opened City of Oaks in 2012.

Cremation with Visitation


City of Oaks Funeral Home and Cremation provides an affordable cremation option with onsite visitation. Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. Simple, affordable and reliable.

Immediate Burial


An immediate burial has the same end result as a traditional burial; however, we have eliminated the extra (sometimes unnecessary) services prior to getting to the cemetery. Not everyone wants an open casket for viewing or a limousine for the family. Despite the term immediate, we can move as fast as you need or as slow as you like. This option simply allows you to save money by eliminating some of the fancy extras at the funeral home.

Traditional Funeral


We offer the same traditional funeral services as the big corporately owned funeral homes in the area; however, we cost about half the amount. You might consider a traditional funeral service if your family is looking for an open casket visitation, a traditional church service or a funeral service in the funeral home's chapel. A traditional funeral service can be altered to fit the needs of your family.

Green Burial


This establishment is one of a select number of funeral homes who meet the criteria for providing green funeral service by the Green Burial Council; a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization working to encourage environmentally sustainability in the field of funeral service. Our Green options allow for a funeral to take place without the use of toxic and non-biodegradable materials/chemicals.

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