Margaret 'Peggy' Smith Great-grandmother and Eastern Star worthy matron, 92 Margaret "Peggy" Griffiths Smith, 93, of Boonton Township, N.J., formerly of Lincoln Park, N.J., and Pequannock, N.J., passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2017 . Visiting will be at The Keri Memorial Funeral Home, 125 Main St., Lincoln Park, on Sunday, Jan. 15, from 1 to 2 p.m., with a funeral service at 2 p.m. Peggy was born in Wilkes Barre, Pa., on Feb. 1, 1923, to the late Sarah and William Griffiths. She was one of 11 children in a very close-knit, loving family. On June 12, 1942, she married the love of her life, Albert Smith. They were married for 69 years until his passing in May of 2011. In 1951, Peggy and Al left Pennsylvania and moved to New Jersey. They lived in East Orange, N.J., for 25 years before moving to Lincoln Park and later to Pequannock. Peggy was employed for many years at Transamerica Insurance Company. She was also very active in Eastern Star and served as worthy matron of her chapter. She is survived by her loving daughter, Susan Glawe and her husband, Phil, of Cedar Knolls, N.J.; grandson, Josh Glawe and his wife, Michele of Chester, N.J.; granddaughter Sarah Casanovas and her husband, Joe, of Chicago, Ill.; her precious and much loved great-grandchildren, Eliza Casanovas and Sean Glawe; her sister, Shirley Guyette of Wilkes Barre, Pa.; her brother-in-law, Blake Davis, of East Hanover, N.J., and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in her memory to the First Reformed Church of Lincoln Park, 60 Chapel Hill Rd., P.O. Box 335 Lincoln Park, N.J. 07035. The greatest joy in Peggy's life was her family. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
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