Margaret L. (Nowell) Kennedy, "Peg"- 93, a lifelong resident of Winchester, passed away March 12, 2014 at the Blaire House in Tewksbury. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Kennedy, Jr. Born, raised and educated in Winchester, she was a 1937 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Winchester, where she served as Vice President of her class. Peg and her late husband were members of the Mr. and Mrs. Club at St. Mary's Church for many years. She was also a member of the Ladies Sodality. A loyal Red Sox fan, in her spare time, Peg also enjoyed sewing, knitting and square dancing. She was also an avid reader, and particularly enjoyed reading mysteries. A fabulous baker, she was always very welcoming and loved to share a batch of whatever she had recently baked. She was the loving mother of Betty Jean Conte and husband Richard of Billerica, Phyllis Ann Kennedy of Gloucester, Rosemary Hooper of Sharpsburg, GA, Thomas E. III and wife Mary of Haverhill, Paul and wife Annette of Winchester, Kathleen Daggett and husband Robert of Chelmsford, Michael L. and wife Ann of Olympia, WA, Robert B. and wife Andrea of Winchester and the late John and Christopher Kennedy. She was also the dear sister of Marion Callahan of Woburn, Ann Theresa MacMillan of Winchester and the late John, Joseph and James Nowell, and is further survived by her daughter -in-law, Merilyn Kennedy of Winchester, 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and Godchildren. A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, March 17th at St. Mary's Church in Winchester. Interment was in Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester. In lieu of flowers, donations in Peg's memory may be made to St. Mary's Church, 155 Washington St. Winchester, MA 01890. Arrangements by Costello Funeral Home of Winchester. www.costellofuneralhome.com
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Published in The Winchester Star from Mar. 17 to Mar. 24, 2014