Peggy passed away peacefully on October 14, 2023 at the age of 86 in the care of Cornerstone Hospice at Buffalo Crossing Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in the Bronx on 7/7/37 and attended SS Peter &Paul Elementary School, Cathedral High School, St. Thomas Aquinas College with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and Manhattan College with a Masters of Arts.
Peggy spent her early career as an elementary school teacher but she fulfilled her passion for helping others as a high school guidance counselor at St. Pius and Msgr. Scanlan High School in the Bronx.
Peggy was honored for her work with the Inner City Scholarship fund that provided awards to dozens of students.
She moved to The Villages ten years ago and loved the lifestyle. She was on the board of the Bronx Club, the Irish American Claddagh Club and an active member of St. Mark the Evangelist Church.
Peggy was predeceased by her parents Patrick and Bridget and her three brothers Patrick, Michael and John.
She is survived by her nephew Patrick of Yonkers, NY and her cousin Mary Lippi of Salem, Oregon as well as multiple first and second cousins. Peggy brought a laugh and a sense of comfort to all who knew her.
A memorial mass will be held at St. Mark the Evangelist Church in Summerfield on November 2, 2023 at 10 AM The family and friends wish to extend their sincere thanks to the staff at Buffalo Crossing for all their care and kindness.