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Margaret Murphy


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Margaret Murphy Obituary
Margaret "Peg" Murphy, former resident of Shaftsbury Hollow, VT, passed away Monday January 30th after a 6 year battle with cancer. At the time of her passing she was a resident of Montana.

She was born in Battle Creek MI on August 19, 1933. After earning a Master's of Education she spent a large part of her life traveling the world and working with people in the Peace Corps, Job Corps, as well as several educational institutions and employment agencies.

Peg worked for the State of Vermont at the Department of Employment and Training in Bennington for 15 years, retiring in 2001 as a Case Manager.

She leaves behind her daughters - Lisa Fletcher, her husband Keith and their sons Alex and Sam of Wells, ME - Susanne Dwight, her husband Tim, their daughters Rebecca and Julia, and son William, of Katonah, NY - her son Peter Murphy, his son Silas, and daughter Miranda who live in New Zealand.

She loved the outdoors and was an accomplished sailor, traveling throughout the world. She will be remembered by her friends and family for her positive attitude, sense of humor and her willingness to help others.

At the request of the family there will be no services. Donations can be made to a .
Published in Bennington Banner on Feb. 9, 2017
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