WINCHENDON – Margaret M. “Peggy” Quirk, 89, of 369 Maple Street, died peacefully Friday morning, April 17, 2020 in her home, surrounded by her loving family.
A lifelong resident of Winchendon, she was born on December 21, 1930, daughter of the late Euclid and Albina (LaFalam) Smith and was a 1948 graduate of Murdock High School.
Peggy had worked for 23 ½ years as a customer service representative and purchasing secretary for New Hampshire Ball Bearings in Peterborough, NH until her retirement in 1990. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and St. Vincent de Paul Church, Baldwinville. Peggy enjoyed camping, playing cards at Ipswich Community Center and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She leaves her husband of 50 years, Thomas M. Quirk; two sons, Wayne Patria of Winchendon and Earl “Pat” Patria of Winchendon; four grandchildren, Derek Patria and his love Sue Ritson, Brian Patria and his wife Angel, Jennifer Wilson and her husband Tim of Ashland, MA and Melissa Patria Weaver and her husband Jeff; four grandchildren, Derek Patria, Brian Patria, Jennifer Wilson and Melissa Weaver; eleven great grandchildren, Natashia, Drew, Amanda, Kailyn, Jacob, Allison, Jack, Zachary, Curtis, Xander and Gage; two nephews, Ken Smith and Jim Smith; one great niece Jen Smith and three great nephews, Benjamin Smith, Brandon Smith and Zachary Valiere Smith. She also leaves cousins and seven godchildren, Tanya, Anne, Steve, Vickie, Todd, Sue and Jim.
Private funeral services will be held in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. To view the services held for Peggy please click on https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1064644 .
Burial will be in Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
Memorial donations may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon.