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Lieut Margaret C "Peggy" Griffin
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1922
Manchester
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 2011
Bedford
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA

Goodwin Funeral Home and Cremation Services
Apr 2011

Margaret "Peggy" C. Griffin, 89, Bedford, died April 25, 2011. She was born in Manchester on February 27, 1922, the daughter of Thomas A. and Margaret O. (Fowler) Griffin. Peggy was a graduate of Manchester West High School and earned her nursing degree from St. Anselm College and her Nurse Practitioner degree from Boston University. Peggy was a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during WWII, stationed in Hawaii, Guam, and the Pacific Islands, and received the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal and WWII Victory Medal. She developed a love of ice skating as a child which continued into her adult life, and in retirement enjoyed shopping and her cats. She worked at the Veteran's Hospitals in Jamaica Plain, MA, and Manchester, NH, retiring in 1977.

Peggy is survived by a niece, Marilyn Griffin (Don) Doe of Concord; a nephew Geoffrey (Barbara) Griffin of Lafayette, CA; a grandniece, Tara Griffin; a grandnephew, Guy (Amy) Griffin and their three children; and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Thomas Griffin.

Calling hours will be from 9:00AM to 11:00 AM with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 2, 2011 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 607 Chestnut Street, Manchester. Burial will follow at Bedford Center Cemetery.

In lieu of follows memorials may be made to the Animal Rescue League, 545 NH Route 101, Bedford, NH 03104 or Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH 03054. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Alexander Griffin (1895 - 1976)
  Margaret Ora Fowler Griffin (1899 - 1986)
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas George Griffin (1918 - 2005)*
  Margaret C Griffin (1922 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bedford Center Cemetery
Bedford
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Eternally Yours
Record added: Jul 01, 2012
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Lieut Margaret C Peggy Griffin
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Lieut Margaret C Peggy Griffin
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 Added: Jul. 2, 2012
 
 
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