Mrs. Margaret I. “Peggy” Wyman, 89, formerly of the Willard Road, passed away on Sunday morning, January 15, 2012 at the St. Regis Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since April 2006.
Peggy was born July 21, 1922 in Lancaster, Ontario, the daughter of the late John and Esmeralda Pidgeon Senecal. She attended schools in Lancaster and graduated from Cornwall Collegiate School. On August 25, 1941, she married Paul Julien at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lancaster, he predeceased her. She later married Arnold Wyman in Vermont; he predeceased her on May 28, 2006.
Peggy once worked with her mom at Jack’s Place Restaurant in Lancaster and various other restaurants. She and her late husband, Arnold, owned and operated “Wyman’s Totem Pole Antiques” in Louisville for many years. As an antique dealer and collector, she was a member of the St. Lawrence County Antique Dealers Association and the Carnival Glass Association. Peggy truly loved collecting antique glass, swimming, playing card games, and was an avid bingo player. She enjoyed many winters in Lake Panasoffkee, Florida, where she enjoyed visiting many flea markets and antique shows.
Peggy is survived by her three children, Elaine and John McDonald of Lancaster, Ontario, Brian and Rhoda Julien of Pincourt, Quebec and Susan and Brian Bergeron of Darmouth, Nova Scotia; many grandchildren including, Sheri and Kimball Miller of Chase Mills; and many great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her son, Ronald Julien on February 4, 2000; and two sisters, Jean Bissonnette in 1996 and Rita Mair in 1994.
Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, Monday 12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Louisville with Rev. Donald J. Manfred, celebrating. Burial will be in the spring at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lancaster, Ontario.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Association, or the American Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Condolences may be made online at www.donaldsonfh.com.