Margaret Mary Curtius, 94, passed away peacefully at her home on July 8, 2016.
Peggy, as she was known to her friends and family, was born in Chester, Pennsylvania on March 22, 1922. She married Thomas John Curtius on August 28, 1943. They had been married for 65 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas and her daughter Margaret.
An active, loving mother, homemaker and friend to many, Peggy kept a busy life and enjoyed good health always keeping up with the myriad of activities entailed by being the mother of 3 boys and 3 girls. This transitioned into keeping up with not only her children but her 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Peggy had an unwavering faith in God and will be remembered for her quiet humility, strong faith, and her love of God.
Margaret is survived by her sister, Anne Murta and brother, Maurice O’Connor of Pennsylvania; children, Thomas Curtius, Anne (David Rocha), Michael (Mary Curtius), John (Michelle Curtius), Eileen (Thomas Gillispie); her 8 grandchildren, Michael Curtius, Eileen Buniva, Timothy Curtius, Kathleen Todd; John Curtius, Kelly Curtius, Margaret Seirup, Lisa Gorta; and her 5 great-grandchildren, Joseph and William Buniva, Jordan and Matthew Seirup, and Michael Gorta.
Services will be held at St. Kilian Church, 26872 Estanciero Dr., Mission Viejo, CA 92691 on Friday, July 15th at 10:30am.