September 18, 1942 - April 2, 2022
Margaret “Peggy” Matthews age 79, of Lilburn, GA., passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary and John Lang; sister, Fran Yeomans; and aunt, Bernice Donohue. She is survived by John Matthews; daughter, Barbara Jarnagin; son in law, Sean Jarnagin; grandchildren, Danielle Jarnagin, Sean Thomas Jarnagin, Wesley Jarnagin and Collin Jarnagin; sister, Sr. Mary Lang and Barbara Clements. Peggy was born and lived half of her life in NYC. She worked as a secretary for the NYC Board of Education. She was married to John Matthews for 19 years and gave birth to her daughter, Barbara in 1965. She relocated to Nokomis, FL in 1980 and worked as a ward clerk and administrative assistant for Venice Hospital. While in Florida she helped take care of her beloved Aunt Bernice, until her passing in 2012. Peggy then retired and moved to Georgia to be next to Barbara, Sean and her grandchildren. She was an active member of the Rivermist Subdivision in Lilburn, GA and spent much of her time volunteering for neighborhood get togethers. She also was a proud member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church and also volunteered her time in the nursery and supporting church activities. She was proud of supporting the S.M.I.L.E. (St. Mary Independent Living Extension) project for St. John Neumann’s 5k road race being a part of the committee since 2014. She cherished attending all of her grandchildren’s activities and sporting events. The Funeral Mass to celebrate the life of Margaret “Peggy” Matthews will be Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 10:30 AM at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Lilburn, GA. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, Snellville, GA. Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and if desired to bring and wear a mask. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Margaret “Peggy” Matthews age 79, of Lilburn, GA., passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary and John Lang; sister, Fran Yeomans; and aunt, Bernice Donohue. She is survived by John Matthews;... View Obituary & Service Information
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