Peggy Ann (Beck) Hunt, 84, of Danbury, former wife of the late Harry Hunt, died peacefully at Pope John Paul Center for Health Care on Sunday, December 1. She was born in Danbury on July 15, 1929, daughter of the late William and Mary (McNulty) Beck.
Peggy had a kind and compassionate nature which she shared through her many years working at the Southbury Training School, and Green Chimney’s, where she retired from at the age of 74.
Peggy was a devoted mother, grandmother and sister, known for her kindness, compassion, always wanting to help others in need. She lived by the golden rule and never forgot her faith in God, during times of sorrow and raised her children with a solid faith. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, especially sharing her love of the ocean and always wanting to cook for her loved ones. Coworkers and strangers were drawn to her sunshine glow. She had a special love for people and animals. She touched many lives, her love will never be forgotten and live on in our hearts. She will be greatly missed by all.
She will be sadly missed by her three daughters, Colleen Denike of Danbury, Jacqueline Hunt of Watertown, and Kelly Novo of Danbury; her seven grandchildren, Tara, Michael and Meghan Denike, Caitlin and Courtney Kichline, Lauren and Hayley Novo; 6 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Richard and Robert Beck; her sisters, Nancy Sears, Barbara Beck, Doreen Wells, Jeanie Trudeau and Patsy Novella; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her beloved son, Terrance Hunt, it was a profound loss of her first born, only son, with the grace of God and support of her sisters she was able to find peace; and also, predeceased by her loving sisters, Mary Jane Aleszka, Florence Alves, and Sharon Roos.Funeral Information
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 5 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, Danbury. Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White St., Danbury, on Wednesday between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m.Donations Information
Memorial Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.