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Margaret Mary "Peggy" (Hunt) McLaughlin

August 5, 1938 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 82)

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McLaughlin, Margaret Mary “Peggy” (Hunt) of Jamaica Plain, December 28, 2020. Beloved daughter of the late Mary “Molly” and John Hunt. Loving mother of Paul McLaughlin and his wife, Madeline, of Carver, MA, Maureen Ritz and the late Steve Sands of Quincy, MA, John McLaughlin of Las Vegas, NV, and Orla OMalley Daly of Pacifica, CA, Kerry McLaughlin and her husband, Jeremy Stuger of Attleboro, MA, Nancy Abramo and her husband, Steve, of Revere, MA.  Adored grandmother of Mark, Megan, Patrick, Erin, Bridget, Victoria, Sonny, Ultan, Cashel and Sorcha and great-grandmother of Genevieve. Also survived by her brothers, John Hunt and his wife, Jacqueline, of Washington DC, and Gene Hunt and his wife Margaret, of Millis, MA. Peggy’s nieces, nephews, close friends, and family were a treasured part of her life.

Peggy was born in the Bronx borough of New York of Irish immigrant parents from County Kerry.  By the time Peggy was 3 years old, the Hunt family relocated to Jamaica Plain where they enjoyed an extended network of relatives.  Peggy lived 64 years in Jamaica Plain on Forest Hills Street and Parkside Drive.  She loved all things JP! While she enjoyed close friends and new experiences in the 10 years that she lived in Wescosville, PA, as well as her most recent residency in Plymouth, MA, -- she always longed to be back in JP. 

Private funeral from the Robert J. Lawler & Crosby funeral home in West Roxbury on December 31, 2020. Private Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Jamaica Plain. A celebration of Peggy’s life will be held at a future date; all family and friends are invited to attend.

Interment New Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Peggy’s memory to Boston Children’s Hospital Trust. Please note: Department of Cardiology. 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215

 


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