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Margaret Anne Ashley
Margaret Anne Ashley

Margaret Anne ‘Peggy’ Ashley, 79, died on Friday, April 8, 2016. She was born in New York on November 29, 1936, to the late Benjamin Franklin Ashley and Annette Joan Shanley Ashley.

She is survived by her best friend of 58 years, Janice K. Metz; one brother, Paul Ashley, and his wife, Maureen, and their children, Dianne and Gerry, and his wife, Jamie; grandchild, Tyler; and one sister, Jane, and her husband, Tom Howley.

A Mass of resurrection will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Basilica Shrine of St. Mary. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, N.Y.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or charity of your choice.

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