Margaret F. (Peggy) Gray

Margaret Gray

Margaret F. (Peggy) Gray, age 83, of Village of Santiago and a member of St. Mark the Evangelist, passed away Sunday, August 11th, in Orlando.

Peggy was born and raised in Washington DC.  She met her husband of nearly 63 years while attending the University of Maryland in November of 1953. They married three years later after Charles completed Air Force navigator training.  During their service, they were stationed in Massachusetts, Arizona, New Jersey, Kansas, California, and Japan until retiring from the United States Air Force while serving at the Pentagon in 1979, five years after their daughter was born.

After 20 years of aerospace sector work, raising their only daughter Julie Anne, and caring for Peggy’s mother Blanche, in 1999 they (Charles, Peggy and Blanche) took up active retirement in The Villages, FL.

Peggy was a member of the jazz lovers club, a recognized Washington Redskin fanatic, a devout catholic and a devoted wife, mother and grandma (Mimi).

She is survived by her husband Charles; daughter Julie Anne; and grandson Derek Andrew.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, and will be laid to rest in the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL at later date.