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Margaret A. "Peg" Gregory

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Margaret A. "Peg" Gregory

Margaret A. "Peg" Gregory, 85, of Maris Grove Retirement Community, Glen Mills, PA, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Riddle Hospital in Media, PA.

She was the wife of John C. "Jack" Gregory. Together they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last June 21, 2012. Born in Dover, DE, she was the daughter of the late A. Raig & Helen (Starling) Peacock.

Peg was an elementary school teacher in Rhode Island and Delaware, and she substituted in Bowling Green School District in Bowling Green, OH, and also in Pennsylvania, retiring in 1984. She served on various boards & committees while at East Stroudsburg University and also during their time in Bowling Green, OH. A former Eucharistic minister in Newark, DE; and a long time volunteer committee member with the Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens with Intellectual Disabilities. Peg was an active member of the Maris Grove Retirement Community. She was a member of St. Cornelius Roman Catholic Church, Chadds Ford, PA.

There was never a friendlier person. Those who knew her will long remember her ever-smiling face & pleasant, friendly demeanor. She loved teaching, and was a favorite among her students. To her two sons and her husband of 60 years, she will be impossible to replace, and will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her husband John C. "Jack" Gregory and two sons, John C. Gregory Jr. & wife Marlou of Valley Forge, PA, Bruce L. Gregory & wife Tracy of Myrtle Beach, SC; two grandchildren: Megan & Brian.

Arrangements are being handled by the Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Avenue, Northampton, PA. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 7, from 7 to 9 pm at the Maris Grove Retirement Community Chapel, 200 Maris Grove Way, Glen Mills, PA 19342. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, March 8, at 10 am, St. Cornelius Roman Catholic Church, 160 Ridge Road, Chadds Ford, PA. Interment to follow at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

Contributions may be made to Peg & Jack Gregory Scholarship Fund, c/o East Stroudsburg University Foundation, East Stroudsburg, PA.

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Published in The News Journal on Mar. 6, 2013
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