Margaret “Peggy” Larsen of West Long Branch, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday.
Peggy was born and raised in Morristown, NJ, following High School she worked as a candy striper at Morristown Hospital and later at Bell Laboratories. Peggy would marry the love of her life, Christian J. Larsen, on October 1st 1966 and the two would go on to live in California, Kansas and Chicago before settling in West Long Branch.
Peggy was a long-time member of the St. Jerome’s PTA and a “Pizza Mom” at the school and loved every minute of her involvement there. So much so, that she continued to bowl for the PTA with her “bowling girls” for 30 years after her son, Chris, graduated from St. Jerome’s. Peggy was always on the go. She loved to ski in her early years and then took up tennis and golf.
Peggy is predeceased by her husband Christian J. Larsen and her sisters Mary Jane Barratt and Francis Litwin.
Peggy is survived by her son Christian Larsen and his wife Krystie of Fair Haven and her beloved grandchildren Christian Patrick and Liam Joseph. As well as her wonderful nieces and nephew, MJ, Kathleen, Patty and Robert.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 1st from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Woolley-Boglioli Funeral Home, 10 Morrell Street, Long Branch. A mass will be offered Thursday, February 2nd at 10:30 AM at St. Michael’s Church, 800 Ocean Ave N. Long Branch. A burial will follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Oceanport.
In lieu of traditional remembrances, the family asks that you make a donation in Peggy’s name to St. Jerome School, 250 Wall Street, West Long Branch, NJ 07764.
To leave a message of condolence or to share a favorite memory please visit Peggy’s page a www.woolleyboglioli.com.