Margaret M. "Peggy" (McShera) Dix's Obituary
LEICESTER: Margaret M. "Peggy" Dix, 71, of Leicester, died Monday, Aug. 23 in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester.
She leaves her husband of 44 years, John N. Dix, her sisters Carol A. McShera of Cherry Valley and Frances Daley and her husband Kevin of Worcester, her brother Joseph K. McShera and his wife Linda of Cherry Valley, several nieces and nephews and her beloved dog "Abbey".
Peggy was an insurance agent for 47 years and President of O'Brien & Gibbons Insurance Agency in Worcester.
She was born in Worcester, the daughter of Joseph and Irene (Mills) McShera and later graduated from St. Peter's High School in Worcester and received a B.S. Degree from Worcester State University. She was an avid golfer and former member of Pleasant Valley CC in Sutton and Pine Ridge in No.Oxford. She was a former member of Abby House Board of Directors and helped organize the first 5K Road Race.
Her funeral will be held on Friday, August 27 from the MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Aloysius-St. Jude Church, 489 Pleasant St., Leicester. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Leicester. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either Abby's House, 52 High St., Worcester, 01609 or Leicester Food Pantry, 759 Main St., Leicester, MA 01524.
Make sure to register and or donate to the HipHipHerRace: A 5K to benefit Abby's House.