Rochester - Margaret (Peg) Ellen Cleary Paddock, formerly of Fairport and Penn Yan, died September 14, 2013, at age 91. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michael's Church in Penn Yan, on Thursday (September 19, 2013) at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, 585-223-4840.
Donations in Peg's name are encouraged to the Friendly Home, 3156 East Ave., Rochester, N.Y. 14618.
Peg graduated from Avon High School in 1940 and Geneseo State College in 1944 and began her career in education which brought her to Fairport as a kindergarten teacher and school librarian. Peg and Wes raised their boys in Fairport and eventually retired to their homes in Vero Beach, Florida and Keuka Lake. Chosen as a member of the Fairport Educators Wall of Distinction, Peg's greatest joy in life came from her family and from her long loving life with Wes.
Survived by sons, Jonathan (Tammy), David (Theresa), and Timothy (Kim); grandchildren, Jacob, Etta, and Corinne; great-grandchildren Wesley, Seamus, Killian, and Lydia; many loving nieces and nephews; family and friends.
Predeceased by father, John; mother, Loretta; brother, John; sister, Jeanne; infant daughter, Mary; and by the love of her life and husband of 65 years, husband Wes.
The family would like to express their appreciation for the staff of the Friendly Home for their loving care of our Mom.