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Margaret E. (Lux) "Peggy" Turner

Margaret E. (Lux) "Peggy" Turner
  • January 28, 1923 - November 2, 2016
  • Melrose, Massachusetts
  • In lieu of flowers, the Turner family suggests memorial contributions be made to:)
  • Alzheimer's Association
    480 Pleasant St.
    Watertown, MA 02472

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“Peggy and Leo were friends of my parents on Trenton Street when they lived there in the 40s & ;50s. I was friends with Kathy and my brother was...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Louise Arsenault Kelley - Melrose, MA

“WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MASS SERVICE FOR YOUR PARENTS TODAY. IT WAS VERY LOVING AND HEARTFELT WHICH BROUGHT BACK SO MANY MEMORIES. ED & MARY HALADAY HAVE...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: jesn haladay-yentile - Wakefield, MA

“To the Turner Family,The Haladay Family wishes to extend our sympathy and prayers on the passing of your parents. Our parents were such great...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Ann Mueller - Wakefield, MA

“Our deepest sympathy is extended to the entire Turner family. May you be comforted by blissful memories and find peace in knowing that Peggy and Leo...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Julie & Drew Chapman - Assonet, MA

“To the Devir Family....My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. May the memories you hold give you strength and peace ...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Katy Dyer - Berwick, ME

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA


Margaret E. (Lux) Turner passed away at Aberjona Nursing Center in Winchester on November 2, 2016, 5 days after her husband died at Aberjona Nursing Center. She was 93 years of age. Margaret was born in Winchester on January 28, 1923 to the late John A. & Alice (Manning) Lux. Peggy was raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1940 and has been a lifelong resident of Melrose. In her younger years she worked for a local insurance company and then in customer service at Sears & Roebuck in Saugus for many years. Margaret was a member of St. Mary's Church in Melrose for many years before moving and becoming a member of Incarnation Church in Melrose. Mrs. Turner enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing, knitting and crocheting. Peggy and her husband Leo enjoyed spending winters in Boynton Beach, Florida, traveling to Spain, Ireland, Europe and they took numerous cruises on the Norwegian Cruise Line. Margaret was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who will now join her husband Leo Sr., her son Chris and grandson Michael, all who passed away this year. Peggy was the beloved wife of 74 years to the late Leo C. Turner Sr. Loving mother of Kathleen Devir & her husband Jim of NH, Michael Turner & his wife Cheryl of Melrose, Cindy Lux & her partner Michaela of Brighton, Robin McDonald of Wrentham and the late Leo "Chris" Turner Jr. Cherished grandmother of Kim, Karen, Mark, the late Mike Jr., Casey, Ry, Maggie, Sam & Julian. Proud great grandmother of Stephen, Jessica, Jack, Madelynn, Ty & Brennan. Sister of the late John W. Lux & William F. Lux. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose, on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 9:00-10:30AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Incarnation Church, 425 Upham St. Melrose at 11AM. Burial will be private. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Margaret's name to Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.