December 26, 2019

Margaret A Boyle

Roxbury Township.  Mrs. Margaret “Peggy” A (Walker) Boyle, 88, died peacefully on December 26, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones.

Proudly born and raised in Philadelphia, PA the youngest & last of 5 children. Peggy fell in love & married Jim Boyle in 1955. After the birth of their 4 children, they moved their ever growing family to Succasunna in1962, ultimately rearing 7 children. Peggy lived her life akin to a Renaissance woman, sharing her talents in various administrative, retail and customer service positions. She shone the most bright as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother  & great grandmother.  She enjoyed being a member of the Ever-Young Seniors in Roxbury Township. Peggy & Jim were one of the original members of St. Therese RC church where Peggy also enriched other people lives through Altar and Rosary. Throughout her life, Peggy was an avid bridge player, gardener, movie goer, bowler, and world traveler.  She was at her happiest when spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband James A Boyle of 65 years, 6 children; James A (and Loretta) Boyle of Allamuchy, Joseph (and Margaret) Boyle of Marquette, MI, Peggy (and Michael) Davo of Morristown, Maria (and Peter) Dankens of Andover, MA, Christopher (and Karen) Boyle of Flanders, and Robert Boyle of Succasunna. She was predeceased by her son Edward M Boyle in 2011.  She also leaves her 14 grandchildren; Jackie, Tricia, James, Dan, Johanna, Sue, Olivette, Theo, Charlie, Catherine, Claire, Chris Shane & Scott, and 9 great grandchildren; Trevor, Ryan, Hadley, Gwen, Gabe, Kate, Evie, Jim & Nate.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264  (, on Sunday (December 29th), from 2 – 6 PM. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Monday, 10 AM, at St. Therese R C Church, Succasunna, with the Interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. Donations may be made in her name to the St. Therese School (135 Main Street, Succasunna, New Jersey 07876) or to St. Judes Hospital.

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