Margie Kay McAleer

February 3, 1959 - February 11, 2022

Margie Kay McAleer, 63, passed away on February 11, 2022. She was born February 3, 1959, in Pineville, Louisiana, to Lillian and Willie Dubriel, Sr. She was a graduate of Rapides High School in 1977 and received her Associate in nursing at Louisiana State University in 1979. She began her nursing career at Rapides in Alexandria, Louisiana, and then to Saint Patricks in Lake Charles, Louisiana before coming to Beaumont, Texas, with her sister Debbie Ramirez. In Beaumont she worked at Saint Elizabeth’s in the surgery and neonatal ICU unit and then became a nurse auditor for different companies in Texas and Louisiana for 15 years.

During the summer of 1985 she met Mike J. McAleer at Saint Anne’s church in Beaumont, Texas, and married her love on June 7, 1986. Followed by a beautiful honeymoon to New England where she always wanted to go visit. Throughout the years she was dedicated to her work and husband, then adopted and blessed 5 children, Kayla, Melanie, Michael Jr, Julia, and Cody. Margie was a loving, caring, strong, independent, hard-working woman who had a big heart and was big in her faith. She would put her family and friends before herself but that was the kind of person Margie was.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Michael J McAleer, Sr.; daughters, Kayla McAleer, Melanie McAleer, and Julia McAleer; sons, Michael J McAleer, Jr. and Cody McAleer along with 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Jordynn, Jazmynn, Noah, Kayden, and Selena and numerous loving nieces, nephews and friends. Margie is also survived by her mother, Lillian Dubriel; sisters, Charlotte Parks, Pam Robinson, and Debra Ramirez; and brothers, Williie Dubriel, Jr. and Ricky Dubriel. She is predeceased by her father Willie Dubriel, Sr.

A gathering of Mrs. McAleer’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with a Rosary recited at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, Beaumont. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Texas Children’s Hospital, Office of Philanthropy Suite 5214, P.O. Box 300630, Houston, Texas 77230-0630 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church
  • 6825, Gladys Ave, Beaumont, TX, 77706,
  • February 16, 2022
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am


St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church
  • 6825, Gladys Ave, Beaumont, TX, 77706,
  • February 16, 2022
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church
  • 6825, Gladys Ave, Beaumont, TX, 77706,
  • February 16, 2022
  • 11:30 am


Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • 4955, Pine St, Beaumont, TX, 77703,

Comments (19)


    May the peace of God be with you always and I will remember the short times we spent together.

    May God protect the wonderful family you left behind and I and my family will keep them in our prayers.

    Ann Bernard says:

    Dear Mike,
    I just read about Margie’s passing in the church bulletin. I’m so sorry for your loss. She was such a kind woman with a beautiful heart.

    Jackie Briscoe says:

    My heart is heavy, I just recently heard of Margie’s passing. I met her through her nurse auditing. She was such a special lady! And immediately became my friend. My prayers are offered up for Mike and family, she is at peace now and will be greatly missed…

    Rebecca Dubriel Cox says:

    You have our deepest sympathy. Our heart and prayers go out to you all. Praying for Aunt Lillian and that God lifts her and holds her during this difficult time.

    Rebecca Dubriel Cox

    Rebecca Dubriel Cox says:

    You have our most deepest sympathy. We know Margie was a sweet soul and she is resting in peace. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and keep you during this most difficult time.

    Josephine Dubriel ( Aunt Jo) and family

    Zorida Gonzalez says:

    My deepest condolences to the family , especially to my dear friend Kayla. I remember your mom being so nice and understanding. Kayla, you have a special guardian angel watching over you, I know your mother is very proud of you for taking care of her and your dad .
    May you all find comfort in your moms memory.

    Xoxo zorida Gonzalez

    Renee Kulik says:

    Praying for peace and comfort for the family. I’ve worked with Margie for many years as her audit coordinator. Talked to her many times on the phone. She was always sweet and soft spoken. Lot’s of changes at work and she never complained. She will be dearly missed. Rest in peace my dear friend.

    jessie White says:

    Coach my condolences to you and your family. May your lovely wife rest in peace.

    Richard Burke says:

    Condolences to Margie and her family. I remember when Mike and Margie first met on the volleyball court in the church league. The many family gatherings we had in those years were always very special. We live far apart now but our memories will always be very special in our heart.

    Cindy Bass says:

    Prayers and condolences to Margie’s family. I worked with Margie the last few years and we will all miss her kindness, her integrity and her warm ways. She will be missed and remembered.

    Denise Burke says:

    Oh Margie, your friendship has been a special gift to me for many years. Miles kept us apart, but the phone kept us connected. Thoughts and prayers for you, Mike, and family. Oh I miss you immensely. You will forever be in my heart! Rest in peace my dear friend

    Joni Dubriel Harris says:

    May God continue to protect and bless the beloved family of our dear cousin. Our prayers are with you all always.

    With Love,

    Victoria Dubriel
    Stephanie Dubriel
    Laurie Dubriel
    Joni Dubriel Harris

    Toni Billings says:

    My sweet sweet Aunt Margie. This is so hard to comprehend. You were an absolute angel on earth and now an angel in Heaven. You were one of a kind and the best aunt a niece could ever imagine having. You will forever be in my heart. I love you and miss you dearly. Kiss Popo for me. Love Toni. ❤️

    Tom & Susan Burke says:

    Our condolences to you and family, Michael on the passing of Margie. Our prayers for all of you during this very difficult time.
    From all the Burkes

    Jesus Trevino says:

    A beautiful flower has been picked and it is hard to believe you are gone but will live on in our hearts you will be truly missed my condolences go out to the McAleer family.

    Sharon Mazdra says:

    Mike prayers for peace and healing for you and your family. I always loved working with Margie at the hospital. She was so wonderful.

    Robert & Phyllis Lee says:

    Prayers and sympathy for you and your family Coach. May she rest peacefully in the arms of Jesus and perpetual light shine upon her.

    Kayla Smith says:

    We are sadden to here Mrs. Mcaleer has passed away. Our condolences goes to her family and all those she has touched. Mrs. Mcaleer was a kind person and a very hard worker her loss will be greatly felt. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Smith Family

    Anita Goodman says:

    I worked with Margie many years ago as a nurse in the Neonatal ICU. She was one of the sweetest people I ever worked with! I am so sorry to hear of her passing. My deepest condolences to her family.

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