In memory of
Marguerite (Peggy) Patterson
DOVER, N.H. - Marguerite (Peggy) Patterson, 82, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital. Peggy was born on October 28, 1933, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Victor F. Patterson and Marion (Cooney) Patterson. She received her education at Fontbonne Hall Academy and The Wood School, N.Y. She pursued a career as an executive secretary for several corporations and magazines in N.Y. and Boston. She is survived by her daughter, Anne Marie; son-in-law, James Dehn; her two sons, Christopher and Teddy Leli; sister, Kathy Patterson; grandchildren Brendan and Ryan Dehn; and godchild and niece Jean Patterson. She also leaves behind loving friends too numerous to mention. Besides her parents, Peggy was predeceased by her brother, William Patterson, former husband, Dino Leli, and life partner, Thomas Lynch. Peggy delighted in laughter, cats, nature, gardening, friends and family, and her joy is her legacy to all who knew her. Memorial contributions may be made in Peggy's name to Cocheco Valley Humane Society, Dover, New Hampshire. There will be no services at this time. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. To sign our online guestbook, please go to www.purdyfuneralservice.com
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