Gillooly Funeral Home

126 Walpole Street, Norwood, MA


Margaret L. Chaggaris

January 16, 1931January 13, 2020

Margaret ‘Peg’ (Leitch) Chaggaris of Norwood, MA passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Blaire House of Milford, just shy of her 89 birthday.

Peg was born in Orange, NJ, on January 16, 1931 to the late Arthur and Winifred (Dugan) Leitch. She grew up in Irvington, NJ and attended catholic schools her entire life graduating in 1948 from St. Vincent’s Academy in Newark, NJ.

Peg was employed early in her career at the Daily Transcript in Norwood, MA where she worked in the office of the local newspaper. In 1976, Peg joined the Boston Gas Company and worked in the transportation department until her retirement in 1996.

Peg loved to travel, having spent time in Arizona, California (wine country), Scotland (Glasgow & Edinburgh) and a few trips to London. She loved reading, shopping and a nice glass of Chardonnay.

Loving mother of Michael Chaggaris & his wife Beth of Derry, NH and Paul Chaggaris & his wife Michelle of Franklin, MA. Devoted sister of the late Arthur “Bud” Leitch. Cherished grandmother of Nicole Wilson & her husband Luke, Alyssa Robitaille & her husband Justin, Christopher Chaggaris, Matthew Chaggaris, and great-grandmother of Justin Robitaille, Jr. She is also survived by many nieces & nephews.

Relatives & friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Timothy Church, 650 Nichols Street, Norwood on Friday, January 17 at 10:30AM. (Please go directly to church.) Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery in Norwood. In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret’s memory may be made to Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, January 17, 2020


Margaret L. Chaggaris

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