Margaret (Peggy) Mokler died on June 13, 2014 from complications of an auto accident in 2013. Peggy was born February 11, 1921 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to John J. and Mary Stanton Costello. She was preceded in death by her brothers John S., Thomas F., William T. and James F. Costello. Peggy attended Colorado College and the University of Nevada where she earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree. She joined the Navy Waves in 1942 and spent her Navy days at the Receiving Station, Boston, and the Naval Air Stations in Hawaii and Corpus Christi. She worked for many years as a Customer Service Representative for the Internal Revenue Service in Athens. She was a long time member of the Catholic Center at the University of Georgia, the University Women's Club, the Cedar Creek Garden Club and a charter member of Living in Retirement. Her favorite occupations were reading,traveling, and being with her many friends. She enjoyed time spent at Crescent Beach in Florida. We will all miss the joy she found in the simple things.
Peggy is survived by her husband, Dr. Corwin Mokler, her sons Dr. David Mokler (Melania Pene) of Biddeford, Maine, and Gregory Mokler (Deann) of Austin, Texas and her six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass will be held on Friday, July 18 at the Catholic Center at the University of Georgia at
Lord & Stephens, East is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on June 22, 2014
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