Of Bedford. Formerly of Hooksett, passed away suddenly at home on March 31, 2023. She was 74 years old. Born in Everett, MA on March 13, 1949, Peggy was the daughter of the late George and Mary (MacGilivray) Kelley. She was raised and educated in Malden, MA and was a graduate of Malden High School Class of 1968.
Prior to her retirement, Peggy was employed as a receptionist on the Executive Floor of John Hancock Insurance, a position she held for 33 years. She had previously worked for the Burbank School in Belmont, MA as a Lunch Aide as well as the Wingate Nursing Home in Reading, MA as a Kitchen Worker. More recently, Peggy had worked at Stop & Shop in Manchester for 7 years and had become a familiar face at Market Basket in Hooksett and Bedford.
Peggy and Lloyd resided in Malden for most of their lives before moving to Hooksett in 2007, where they quickly became part of a close-knit community of friends and neighbors. Following Lloyd’s passing in 2021, Peggy moved to Bedford, where she once again became part of a close-knit group.
Peggy was a communicant of Holy Rosary Church in Hooksett. She enjoyed traveling and ballroom dancing. She was a past member of The Fraternal Order of the Eagle #893 and the Sacred Hearts Women’s Club in Malden.
Peggy was predeceased by her beloved husband Lloyd, who passed away on May 24, 2021.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Visitation will be held on Monday, April 10th from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M. in The Roan Family Funeral Home 167 Main St. in Pembroke. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12:00 P.M. in Holy Rosary Church, Hooksett. Services will conclude with burial in the New Hampshire State Veteran’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Peggy’s memory may be sent to Holy Rosary Parish, 21 Main St. Hooksett, NH 03106. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.roanfamilyfuneral.com