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SCARBOROUGH, Maine Marguerite Elizabeth Lopez, 93, passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Scarborough Terrace after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
She was the third of 11 children born to Edward and Florence McNeil Tuttle on Nov. 12, 1924. Peggy graduated from Cathedral High School in 1942. She worked for many years as a secretary for Maine Central Railroad, Union Station, Portland. On Aug. 26, 1950, she married Richard G. Lopez on Peaks Island; her home. After her two children reached their teenage years, she returned to work at South Portland High School as a secretary in the main office, where she delightfully interacted with staff, teachers, and students.
Peggy enjoyed numerous social activities including bowling, bridge, and traveling. She was a member of Purpoodock Golf Club in Cape Elizabeth and the Women's Golf Association. She was enthusiastic about the game of golf and reached becoming a member of the "Hole in One Club."
Peggy was predeceased by her husband, Richard G. Lopez of South Portland; her sisters, Winifred Nielson of Bangor, Dolly LaPierre of Scarborough; four brothers, Edward Tuttle, Daniel Tuttle, Gerald Tuttle, and most recently, Walter Tuttle of Peaks Island.
Peggy is survived by her two children, daughter, Janis Hunter and husband, Calvin Ames of Mechanic Falls; son, James Lopez and wife, Melissa of Frostburg; three grandchildren, Brittany Taylor and husband, John of Richmond, Va., Jared Lopez and wife, Missy of Elkridge, and Ashley Lopez and fiancé, Steven of Westernport; two great grandchildren, Ariya of Westernport, and Sophia of Elkridge; her siblings, Geraldine Tulle Cole of Portland, Shamus Tuttle of Ramona, Calif., Ronny Tuttle and wife, Sharla of Pennsylvania, and Michael Tuttle of Connecticut.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough. Arrangements are under the direction of the Conroy-Tully Walker South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. To view Peggy's memorial page or to share an online condolence, please visit www.ConroyTullyWalker.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Peggy's memory may be made to: The Alzheimer's Association, 383 US Route 1, #2C, Scarborough, Maine 04074.
Published on January 11, 2018
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