Margaret T. Jewett

EAST BALDWIN — Margaret T. “Peggy” Jewett, 84, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 8, 2012, at her home in East Baldwin.

She was born in Portland on Nov. 5, 1927, the daughter of Francis and Agnes Jordan O’Neill. She attended South Portland schools and graduated from South Portland High School.

She was Chief Office Clerk at the H.P. Hood Co. in Portland for over 20 years.

She married Robert W. Jewett on Oct. 8, 1966.

Peggy managed the office for her husband’s trucking company, G.W. Jewett and Son Inc., in East Baldwin for several years. She was the treasurer for the Brown Memorial Library in East Baldwin for several years. She was also treasurer for the East Baldwin Christmas Club.

She loved gambling and traveling to Las Vegas and Foxwoods Resort Casino. She enjoyed Bingo and playing cards with family and friends. She especially enjoyed watching the Portland Pirates and going to Beech Ridge Speedway over the years. She also enjoyed going out to dinner with family and friends.

Above all, she was a loving wife and mother and a devoted homemaker. She will be sadly missed by her loving family and all who knew her.

Surviving are her husband, Robert W. Jewett of East Baldwin; her daughter, Julie Geyer of East Baldwin; a grandson and great-grandson; her sister, Frances O’Neill of East Baldwin; and five cousins.

Visiting hours were on Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Watson, Neal & York Funeral Home, 71 Maple Street, Cornish. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 11 a.m., at the East Baldwin Congregational Church on School Street. The Rev. Natalie Blake will officiate. Burial will be in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Brown Memorial Library, 2 Norton Place, East Baldwin, ME 04024 or the Sacopee Rescue, P.O. Box 367, Parsonsfield, ME 04047.

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