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Margaret Irene "Peggy" Martin


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Margaret Irene "Peggy" Martin Obituary
Margaret "Peggy" Irene MacNiven Martin, 77, passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at home in Fort Worth. Funeral: Noon Tuesday in Baumgardner Funeral Home Chapel. Interment: 2:30 p.m. in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation: 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. She was born March 23, 1935, in Canton, Mass., to the late Margaret E. Spurr MacNiven and Leslie D. MacNiven. She was married to Richard J. Martin on Jan. 16, 1965, in Chicago, Ill. They lived in Boston, Mass., and Danville, Ill., before settling down in Texas. Peggy enjoyed traveling to Branson with her husband, Rich, as well as spending time with her family. She enjoyed playing bingo and doing crafts with the children. Her favorite pastime was knitting. She always put her family before herself. She was loved dearly by all who were fortunate to be in her life. She will be missed deeply. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard J. Martin Jr. Survivors: Husband, Richard Martin Sr. of Texas; son, Kerry Martin and wife, Amy; daughters, Linda Viens and her husband, Rick, of New Hampshire, Shea Tyrone and her husband, Stephen, of Texas, Jill Shaw and her husband, Gene, of Indiana, Veronica and her husband, Steve, of Illinois and Laurel Barry and her husband, Walley, of Texas; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 12, 2012
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