Margaret Rita Brennan, R.N., 82, of St. Augustine Beach and Lewes, Del., passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, at the Samantha R. Wilson Care Center Bayview.
Margaret was born in Lowell, Mass., on Dec. 1, 1927, to John and Margaret Reilly. Peggy graduated from St. John"s Nursing School with her R.N. degree. In later years she became a real estate broker in Amherst, N.H.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Joseph J. Brennan Sr.; her daughters, Joan Marie Conn and Patricia B. Trask and her husband, Tim; and her sons, Joseph J. Brennan Jr. and Lawrence E. Brennan and their spouses, both of whom are named Lisa; her sister, Elinor Wimmer; her grandchildren, Shannon Spada, Ryan Conn, Jeffrey and Brennan Trask, and Kerry, Courtney, Molly, Morgan and Paige Brennan; her great-grandsons, Connor and Nicholas Spada; and many nieces and nephews.
Peggy was preceded in death by her brothers, John Myles and Edward and Warren Reilly, and son-in-law, Tim Conn.
Peggy was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and a kind and compassionate nurse. She resided in many states during her life, and she loved to travel and shop.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Craig Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Anastasia Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to St. Anastasia Building Fund, 5205 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080-8006 would be appreciated.
Craig Funeral Home Crematory and Memorial Park is in charge of arrangements.