Margaret A. “Peggy” Riddles

Margaret A. “Peggy” Riddles, 88, of Ridgefield, CT, formerly of Westchester County, NY and New Fairfield, CT, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018. She was the loving wife of Alvin J. Riddles.
 
Peggy was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 28, 1929; a daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Newport) Ahearn. The family moved to Westchester County, NY where Peggy attended public schools.  She later attended Trinity College in Washington D.C. where she met her husband, Al, who was attending a local university.  Peggy was predeceased by her brother, Edward Newport Ahearn, and her sister, Dorothy Ahearn.
 
A resident of Ridgefield for the past 3 years, Peggy was a longtime resident of Westchester County, NY and also spent summers and had many family gatherings on Candlewood Isle in New Fairfield.  Peggy was a volunteer at White Plains Hospital for many years.
 
Peggy is survived by her husband of 66 years, and their 6 children: Patricia Berte and her husband, Charles Tupper; Lawrence Riddles and his wife, Pattie; Andrew Riddles; Neil Riddles and his wife, Sandy; Kenneth Riddles and his wife, Melche and Philip Riddles and his wife, Janet.
 
Peggy is also survived by 10 grandchildren: Erin, Nick, Tricia, Courtney, Jeremy, Lauren, Amanda, Michael, Molly and Ashley as well as 3 great grandchildren: Benjamin, Samantha and Scott.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 10:15 AM at St. Mary's Church, 55 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield, CT. Interment will take place at a later date in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ridgefield, CT. There will be no calling hours.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.

 

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