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Jean Peggy Gaddy DeBlasio
Jean Peggy Gaddy DeBlasio

Jean Peggy Gaddy DeBlasio, of Wilmington and formerly of Raleigh, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Brunswick Cove Living Center. She was 74.

She was born in Durham on Feb. 6, 1941, daughter of the late Stephen Thomas Gaddy and Maline Burnett Gaddy.

Surviving are two sons, Daniel G. DeBlasio, of Wilmington and Anthony J. DeBlasio, of Raleigh; a granddaughter, Tonya Jean DeBlasio, of Raleigh; a sister, Rebecca G. Wright and husband, Charles T. Wright, of Lake Lure; and brother-in-law, Le Hook. Her sister, Mary G. Hook preceded her in death.

She was a graduate of Duke University and taught in the Wake County Public School system. She was a member of Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church, a past member of the Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh and a fan of Duke basketball.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Edenton Street United Methodist Church, 228 W. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC, 27612 (phone 919-832-7535). Interment will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the humane society.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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