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Margaret "Peggy" White

1927 - 2013 BENNINGTON Margaret "Peggy" Butler White, 85, a resident of South Street, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Sunday June 30, 2013, at the Watson House in North Bennington.

She was born in Albany, N.Y., on Nov. 4, 1927, the daughter of Charles William and Matilda F. (Woods) Butler. Peggy received her education in North Bennington and was a graduate of North Bennington High School.

In earlier years, Peggy was employed at the accounting office for New York Telephone Company.

Following her marriage to Paul Roberts, they moved to North Bennington where Peggy was employed for many years as personnel and payroll manager at Polygraphic/ Garrison Corp. and also worked part-time waitressing.

In 1970, Peggy married Clayton White. Together they started a construction company in Lake Wales Fla. In a 10-year period, they built 41 spec homes. When retired, they built their dream home beside the Lake Wales golf course.

Peggy was an avid golfer and a member of the Mount Anthony Country Club in Bennington and Lake Wales Country Club in Lake Wales, Fla. At Lake Wales Country Club, Peggy was club champion in 1985 and, in 1988, achieved a 132 yard hole-in-one. She also enjoyed bowling and in earlier years had bowled in the Girls Green Mountain League. Peggy enjoyed baking, gardening, fishing and camping at Lake Willoughby. Her family and grandchildren were her main interest.

Survivors include a son, William Roberts of North Bennington; a daughter, Patricia Roberts Waters of North Bennington; a stepdaughter, Patricia Crowell of Lake Wales, Fla.; three grandchildren, Scott Woodward of Lake Skaneateles, N.Y., Michael Waters of North Bennington, and Katelynn Waters of Colchester, a great-grandaughter Madison Waters of North Bennington, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Friends may call at the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME on Friday, July 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. A service to celebrate the life of Peggy will be follow on Friday at 6 p.m. at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home.

If friends desire, contributions in memory of Peggy may be made to the Catherine Corcoran Scholarship Fund at the North Bennington School through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201


Published in Bennington Banner on July 3, 2013
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