It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Peggy Jean Laroche.  Peggy was born September 10th, 1945 and passed away peacefully on September 7th, 2019, after a short illness, surrounded by her family.  Born in Oak Bluffs, MA on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, she was the wife of Ronald Laroche, mother to Lawrence M. Douglas III, (Amber) and Matthew J. Douglas, (Denise), & sister of William Poehler (Eileen), Dean Poehler, and Eric Poehler (Kathy). The joys of her life were her grandchildren, Joshua, Taylor, Kami, Emma, Jesse, Jared, and Jack & great grandchildren, Adalyn, Alexa, and Azariah plus several nieces and nephews. She graduated from Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School and Katharine Gibbs School of Boston. Peggy was raised in the Hamilton, MA area and moved to New Hampshire in the mid-1960’s where she raised her family, led her sons’ scout troop, volunteered at Hampton Falls Baptist Church and retired from Foilmark of Newburyport, MA. Services will be held in the sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Hampton Falls, 3 Lincoln Avenue, Hampton Falls, NH on October 5, 2019 at 11:00 am. Followed by a celebration of her life and memories at Fellowship Hall next to the sanctuary. The family would like to thank her care team from St. Joseph Hospice for the wonderful care given to Peggy and the support of the family.   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity Peggy donated to monthly: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or St. Joseph Hospice Foundation, 17732 Highland Road, Suite G, Box 241, Baton Rouge, LA 70810. Arrangements with Church Funeral Services, St. Amant 225-644-9683

 

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