Margaret T. ReifOctober 15,2012Margaret T. Reif
SHAFTSBURY — Margaret T. “Peggy” Reif, 66, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at her residence, following a long illness.
Born in Bennington March 10, 1946, she was the daughter of Warren A. and Mary (Kuruc) Thayer.
She graduated in 1964 from North Bennington High School and later from St. Joseph Business College.
On Oct. 4, 1975, she married Thomas R. Reif in North Bennington.
In earlier years, Mrs. Reif was employed by ChemFab Corp., A&Z Enterprises, William E. Dailey Co., and she later worked at Bromley Brook School in Manchester.
She was active in St. John the Baptist Church as a religious education teacher and a member of the Sodality.
She enjoyed crocheting, photography and baking.
Survivors include her husband; three children, Sarah Reif of North Berwick, Maine, Paul Reif of Shaftsbury and Patrick Reif of North Bennington; a step-grandson; a brother, Jack Thayer of Shaftsbury; two aunts, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Reif was predeceased by a sister, MaryAnn Greene.
The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in North Bennington.
At her request, there will be no calling hours.
Private burial will be in St. John Cemetery in North Bennington.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart School or Mount Anthony Union High School.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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