Peggy A. Beckwith(1950 - 2012)

BOW - Peggy A. Beckwith, 62, longtime resident of Bow, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Concord Hospital surrounded by her family.

Born October 5, 1950 in Plattsburgh N.Y., Peggy was the second of seven children born to Jean Gibeau. She received her nursing degree from Ithaca Community College and worked for many years as a day surgery RN at Concord Hospital. Peggy was married to Mernie Daniel Beckwith and they had two sons, Jonathan Andrew and Joseph Michael Beckwith. She and her family resided for many years in their beautiful country home in Bow. Peg was a talented quilter and artist, and enjoyed cooking, antiquing and gardening.

She was predeceased by her husband Mernie and is survived by her sons Jonathan and Joseph Beckwith; grandchildren Julia and Kyle Beckwith; mother Jean Gibeau; sisters Linda Poirier, Dianne Herzig, Micheline Mills, Judy Barber and brothers David Kenniston and Jerry Paynter.

The entire family would like to thank the staff at Concord Hospital for the exceptional care and concern given to Peggy during her last days.

A private family service will be held in the springtime.

The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements.

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Published in The Concord Monitor on Dec. 22, 2012