Obituary of Margaret Mary Letmon
Margaret Mary Letmon, 89, of Basking Ridge, NJ passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at home. "Peggy" was born on July 20, 1924 in Dublin, Ireland, emigrated to Clifton, NJ in 1970, and lived her final year in Basking Ridge NJ. Peggy spent a lifetime in service to others, working for over 40 years at the Rectory of Saint Paul's R.C. Church in Clifton. She will be most remembered as a generous person who gave her entire life to raising the children of families who had lost their mothers.
Peggy was a mother figure to Henry Ardiff and his wife Katherine, Rosemarie (nee Ardiff) Mooney and her husband Robert, Thomas Ardiff and his wife Jeanne, and the late Eileen (nee Letmon) O'Meara. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins in Ireland and around the world. Peggy was predeceased by her siblings Edward "Ned", Vincent, Patrick, Kevin, Michael, Sister Rose Edward, and Sister Moira, and by her lifelong family friend and cousin Thomas Ardiff.
A 12 pm funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at St. Paul Church in Clifton, NJ. Interment will be held privately.
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