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Margaret L. Carpenter

September 21, 1929June 11, 2020

Margaret (Peggy) L. Carpenter, 90, of Rehoboth passed away peacefully at the Jewish Convalescent Home in New Bedford on Thursday, June 11, 2020. She was the devoted wife of the late Richard E. Carpenter.

Born on September 21, 1929 in Clinton, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Florence (Bailey) Withers and George Percy Withers.

After graduating from Dighton High School, Peggy worked at Metals & Controls in Attleboro before marrying and becoming the devoted mother to five children. She worked at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro for 25 years before retiring in 1989. In her later years Peggy moved to Dartmouth to be closer to her children.

Peggy enjoyed spending time with her family. She played the piano, enjoyed antiquing, reading, spending time at the beach, solving puzzles, knitting and crafting. She was a Past Worthy Matron of Eastern Star Lodge A.M. F.M. in Rehoboth and volunteered in her children’s schools and for various local organizations.

Peggy is survived by her five daughters: Gay Toomy and her husband, John, of Hudson, Jill Munch and her husband, Richard, of Portsmouth, RI, Cindy Stillings of Fall River, Tammy Hickox and her husband, David, of Fairhaven, and Betsy Toriz and her husband, Israel, of Central Falls, RI; five grandchildren, Collin Hickox, Shelby Hickox, Samantha Brown, James Toomy, and Ainslie Innamorati; six great grandchildren and a sister, Yvonne Ogilvie of Attleboro.

The family wishes to thank the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home for their care these past several years.

Arrangements are in the care of WARING-SULLIVN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 RUSSELLS MILLS ROAD, DARTMOUTH, MA 02748. A private service will be held by the family at a later date. To leave a note of condolence: www.waring-sullivan.com


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Robert Withers

July 2, 2020

Gay, Jill, Cindy, Tammy and Betsy, Just remembering all the fun times at Aunt Peg's. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Cousin Bob and Julie

Nancy Wild

June 24, 2020

To Gay and all the ‘Carpenter’ sisters.....
I am so very saddened to learn of your lovely mom’s passing. I have such fond memories of her and all of you during our North Rehoboth church days. Such precious memories to keep in our hearts.. Peggy’s gracious and friendly manner was always appreciated by all. On occasion when visiting at Sturdy it was such a treat to run into her for a quick catch up on her girls. Sending each of you my sympathy and love during this difficult time. Love, Nancy Wild

Bonnie MacDonald-Studley

June 18, 2020

So sorry for the loss of your Mom. I remember her fondly from our Rainbow days. Sending virtual hugs~~~

Linda Murphy

June 17, 2020

Thinking of you all and sending you prayers at this difficult time! ❤️

Susan Brahen

June 17, 2020

I Will miss my beautiful And talented aunt Peggy. Prayers and hugs to her daughters and their families.....

Nadjia Varney

June 16, 2020

My sincere sympathy to Peggy's family. May God comfort you and give you peace. We share warm and blessed memories of our days when our two small churches shared ministers and youth directors. You would always find a friendly, helpful and pleasant response from Peggy. We can look forward to seeing her again because of John 3:16, and Jesus own words, "I go to prepare a place for you."
Love, Nadjia