Peggy was predeceased by her parents, John and Laura Palmer. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, the Honorable Charles T. Major; her brother John Palmer (Sue);her brother-in-law, Father Peter C. Major MHM; her 8 children Michael (Mariann), Mary, Margaret (Jeff), Mark (Martha), Matthew (Susan), Martha (Michael), Martin (Beth) and Mitch (Kristen); 26 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Peggy was a 1952 graduate of Skaneateles High School, where she was a student athlete involved in all five sports available to girls. She also graduated from the Eastman School of Dentistry. She worked as a dental hygienist before becoming a full-time, loving, stay-at-home mother to her eight children. In addition to being a devoted wife, mother and grandmother (Nana), Peggy was a joyful, gentle and generous contributor to her lifelong community of Skaneateles, NY. She was a devoted supporter and fan of Skaneateles Hockey, while volunteering for others, including Meals on Wheels. She was a communicant of St. Mary's of the Lake Church.
Peggy left a loving mark on the lives of so many people in the community of Skaneateles. We are all better for walking with her through life.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Peggy will be offered at 10 a.m. on Thursday October 5, in St. Mary's of the Lake Church, Skaneateles. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Following the services the family will greet family and friends at The Lodge at Welch Allyn, 4355 State Street Road, Skaneateles Falls, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the People of South Sudan, through Fr. Peter C. Major MHM at 27 East Austin Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152. Please make checks payable to Father Peter C. Major MHM.
Condolences at www.robertdgrayfuneralhome.com