WILKINS, PEGGY F., age 66, a loving wife, devoted mother and adoring grandmother, passed peacefully into heaven with her family by her side on Dec. 24, 2012. After graduating with high honors from the University of Florida College of Education in 1966 and from Rollins College with a Master of Education in 1985, Peggy spent 18 years using her God given gift of teaching in elementary education. Her 11 1/2 year, courageous battle with cancer gave
Peggy the opportunity to instill the thrill of learning in her grandchildren. Her unconditional love for her family and strength of character in the face of extended adversity serves as an ongoing inspiration to us all. Survived by her loving husband, Jon, of Winter Park; son, Jon, and grandchildren, John and Grace, of Chevy Chase, MD; son, David, of Winter Park; daughter, Laura, and grandson, Daniel, of Coral Gables, FL; brother, Edward, of Oak Ridge, TN; and sisters, Donna and Kathy, of Orlando. Private funeral services will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in Winter Park.
Published in the Orlando Sentinel on December 28, 2012