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“I worked with Maggie at WMC PACU for many years and remember her as such a sweet caring person. My mother was also British and we used to talk. After...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Doblin - Croton on Hudson, NY

“Darling Maggie,I pick up the phone to call you, then remember you're gone. How I will miss you. You were the best sister anyone could hope for. ...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Liz West - London - Sister

“My very first friend, we met at primary school,and were so close all the way through our school lives . I loved the time spent as a child with you...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon Farnham ( nee Laramy )

“A kaleidescope of memories- jumping in puddles, dancing around the table together with excited anticipation of the birth of sister Liz! Winnie the...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sarah West - London - Sister

“Our wonderful phone conversations, discussing life, the universe and everything and nothing. Kids, pets, Trump, love, making it all work, pep talks,...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lydia West - Karlskrona, Sweden

“I always liked getting report from Maggie in the morning and we would spend a few minutes catching up on things with our families. A wonderful, warm,...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Chris Crimmins - Montrose, NY

“My memory of Maggie will always be her smile, her kindness and warmth. She always saw the good in people and always had an answer to any question or...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Paul West - London - Family

“Beautiful MaggiePrecious sister, loving friend, mother, daughter, wife, auntie .. Your flame will never be extinguished.Your light and love will...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Jo West - London - Family

“I worked with Maggie many years on the night shift .She was a excellent nurse and a beautiful person .I loved when she was working . She will be...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Kehayas - Mahopac, NY

“My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Brad, to Maggie's children and all of her family and friends. What a contribution of caring she made in her life...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah MunGavin (Kourabas) - NY

“Dear Brad and kids, I am so very sad to hear of Maggie's passing. She suffered more than she should have and I am glad she is no longer in pain. My...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Sandy Beach - Ossining, NY

“Loved that smile when she came in at the change of shift. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Gail Epstein - Yorktown Hts, NY

“I'm so very sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and your family. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Sivertsen-Schafer - Bronx, NY


Margaret Amanda "Maggie" Poulos of Mahopac, NY passed away on April 16, 2018 after a valiant battle with breast cancer; she was 61. She was born in Grays Thurrock, England on January 15, 1957, the daughter of John Albert and Mary Rose (Beart) West. She grew up with six brothers and sisters in the historic coastal town of Bridport, which lies between West Bay on the English Channel and the Dorset countryside. Maggie received her nursing degree from the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Her calm nature and incredible gift of nurturing and caring for people made Maggie an excellent nurse for 41 years. She got a taste for adventure and travel when she spent a summer in Greece while in secondary school. Nursing took her to London, Germany and Belgium where she met her husband Brad while working at La Faisanderie in Brussels. They married in Bradpole, England before moving to Rockland County, New York in 1985. They then lived in Staten Island for 10 years, before settling down in Mahopac in 1999. No matter where she, Brad and the children made their home in the U.S., they always went back to visit their extended family in England at least every other year.

Maggie wanted a house with charm and character and her choice of the 1918 Mahopac Mines schoolhouse reflected both. She enjoyed gardening and knew the names of every flower, creating her own rambling English garden in their backyard. Maggie always warmly welcomed friends and family with a cup of tea when they visited the house. Maggie sought to create beauty where ever she went. She was a patron of the arts, arranging gigs for local musicians in Peekskill because she loved listening to jazz performances so much. She adored her children, cooking dinners every night, sewing Halloween costumes, knitting scarves and gloves, as well as bringing them to their many extra-curricular activities. When the children moved away from home, Maggie would spend time with them wherever they lived, traveling to walk the beaches in Maine, shop markets in Vermont, and eat crab cakes in Maryland. As someone with high aspirations of seeking to add to her already impressive knowledge of medicine, and having a passion for holistic wellness, Maggie returned to school and received her Master's Degree from the NY College of Health Professionals in Acupuncture in 2015 - all the while working full time as a night time PACU/PICU nurse at Westchester Medical Center.

Maggie is survived by her husband Dr. Bradford Poulos, her children Saskia Rose, Heather Elizabeth, and Benjamin B. L. Poulos; her father John Albert West, step mother Jean West, and her siblings Sarah, Elizabeth, Richard, Josephine, Paul, and Lydia West. She joined her mother who passed away in 1984, also from breast cancer, on her mother's birthday.

Friends and family are invited to attend a visiting on Saturday April 21st at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac, NY from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. A memorial service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 3830 Gomer Street, Yorktown Heights, NY on Sunday April 22nd at 3:00 pm.