Obituaries 10-26-2022

Margaret “Peg” Mitton

July 2, 1927 ~ October 23, 2022 

Margaret “Peg” Mitton died on October 23. She was 95 years old.

Peg was born in Arlington and lived in Everett most of her life before moving to Melrose six years ago. Although she lived in Melrose of late, her heart always resided in Everett; the city she loved.

Peg was a long-time member of the Everett School Committee, past Chairwoman of the Everett Library Board and a member of the Everett Art Association.

She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 60 years, Robert “Bob” Mitton. Peg was the loving mother of Margaret Stanioski and her husband, John of Newbury, Kathleen Larcano and her husband, Joseph of Medford, Robert Mitton and his wife, Susan of Beverly, Stephen Mitton and his wife ,Theresa of Ipswich, Maureen Fielding and her husband, Brian of East Greenwich, RI and John Mitton and his wife, Lynne of North Reading.

Peg was the proud grandmother of Elizabeth and Andy LaSpina, Jan and Tad Beagley, Lauren and Andrew Nimmer, Jenna and Eric Milman, Nathan and Kasey Fielding, Rachel Mitton, Jeremy and Meg Mitton, Stephen and Amanda Fielding, Kristen and Andrew Gottlieb and John and Katie Mitton.

She was the adoring great-grandmother of fourteen and the dear sister of Michael O’Sullivan of New Hampshire and Cecilla Hamilton of Vermont and  was predeceased by her siblings: Aileen Murphy, Patricia Murray and Bryan O’Sullivan.

Peg leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews and dear friends.

A private service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret’s name to Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial Street, Suite19, Malden, MA. 02148.

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