Margaret M. “Peggy” Reynolds

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Margaret M. “Peggy” Reynolds


     Margaret M. “Peggy” Reynolds passed away peacefully on March 13, 2024 in Lititz at the age of 99 ½.  She was the daughter of the late Leo H. and Margaret McKlveen Miller of Hagerstown, MD.  Peggy attended Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA and the Washington School for Secretaries, Washington, DC.

     She was happily married 68 years to Robert H. “Bob” Reynolds from Annapolis, MD who passed away on November 27, 2015.  After marriage they lived in Hagerstown for ten years before moving to Gettysburg in 1959 for 48 years.  In 2007 Peggy and Bob moved into Quincy Village Retirement Community in Waynesboro, PA.  She then moved temporarily to Garden Spot Village, New Holland, PA in 2023 and finally settled in at Legend of Lititz, PA.

     She has two children, Margaret Anne “Margie” McKennett, wife of Thomas of Lebanon, PA and Robert L. “Skip” Reynolds, husband of Marlene of Leola, PA.; grandchildren, Scott Miller, Jennifer Miller, Drew Miller, and Andrew Reynolds; ten great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by older brother Edwin H. Miller and a younger brother, Daniel D. Miller.

     Mrs. Reynolds’ two greatest loves in life were her husband (with whom she enjoyed traveling, gardening, dancing, and cooking) and flower arranging.  Among her many accomplishments in the latter field, she was an organizing member and president of the Woodland Garden Club (Hagerstown); honorary/charter member and past president of the Gettysburg Garden Club; a life member of the Garden Club Federation of PA and National Garden Clubs, Inc.; a Master Flower Show Judge of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.; and was affiliated with Ikebana International and a teacher of Japanese flower arranging at the Sogetsu School.

In addition, she was a member of: the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR-Conocheague Chapter in Hagerstown and the Gettysburg Chapter), Colonial Dames-Sir George Calvert Chapter of the 17th Century in Hagerstown, several bridge clubs, and the Gettysburg United Methodist Church.  Peggy was once employed at the Wayside Flower Shop and then managed the International Village Flower Shop, both in Gettysburg.  Peggy’s other interests included the outdoors, reading, history, scrapbooking, decoupage, volunteering with youth and scouting programs, and playing word games.

     Services will be at the convenience of the family.

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