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Margaret Jane Pugh
1920 - 2001
Margaret Jane (MacLaggan) Pugh passed away October 31, 2004 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital after a short illness. Born in South Devon on March 8, 1920, Margaret was the daughter of the late Robert MacLaggan and Marjorie Titus. She graduated from Fredericton High School in 1937 and the Provincial Normal School in 1938; taught school at Lower Queensbury, Devon Superior School, Harry J. Clark School (Belleville, Ont.), Smythe Street School and Park Street School in Fredericton. She retired from teaching in 1975 and was able to enjoy almost 20 years of retirement traveling with her late husband, Gerald George Pugh through Canada, USA and Mexico and later wintering in Lakeland Florida. She continued to travel annually to Florida after Gerald's death in 1993 until just two years ago. Margaret was a founding member of the Devon Senior's Club and the Nashwaak Bicentennial Association. She was also a member of the Fredericton Genealogical Society. Margaret was a mother, grandmother, a teacher, artist, bridge player and historian (writing more than four genealogies) and true friend to all who knew her. Loving Mother of Dr. George Pugh (Chris), Edmonton AB; Margery West (Jim), Kingston Ont., Gerald Pugh, Ellen Whalley (Brad), Fredericton, Kathy Waugh (Dave), Douglas and special Grandmother to Aaron West, Renee and Nicole Pugh, Jessica and Peter Whalley, Jake and Luke Waugh. Also survived by sisters Elizabeth Fraser (Ken), Dr. Ellen MacGillivray (George), and brother Donald MacLaggan (Mary) and many nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by brother Douglas MacLaggan and his wife Beth.
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