Margaret Geraldine Hershenhart (nee Ferrarie) a long time resident of Sea Cliff, died on Sept. 10, 2013. Born in NYC in 1923. She was a lifelong artist who graduated Cooper Union School of Art, and also graduated from Queens College. She sold real estate and was active in political organizations such as the League of Women Voters and SANE. She was smart, creative and funny; she loved gardening and a good argument. She is survived by her daughter Alyce; sisters-in-law Margaret Ferrarie and Patricia Ferrarie and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents Frank and Armida Ferrarie, her siblings Marie, Robert and Arthur Ferrarie and her son Paul Hershenhart. Visiting at Whitting Funeral Home, Glen Head. www.whitting.com. Funeral service held at the funeral home. Interment private. Contributions may be made to Cooper Union School of Art.