Margaret “Peggy” C. Norton, 84, beloved wife of Thomas A. Norton, passed away on September 24, 2020 at her home in Palmer, Alaska. Margaret was born on September 9, 1936 to the late Charles and Edna Stowe. She spent many of her years living in Hamden and Orange, CT before moving to Alaska.
Margaret enjoyed knitting, baking and cooking. She loved her flower garden and used her talents at a flower shop where she worked for many years. Most importantly she loved her family and extended family. Even being many miles away in Alaska she stayed connected through phone calls and letters. Margaret was also a passionate member of the United Congregational and Methodist Churches.
Margaret leaves behind her children, David F. (Linda) Claeys, Kathleen (James Tweedie) Smith and Erika M. (Steven) Bills; grandchildren, Pearl, Katrina, Ashley, Thomas, Colleen and MeKenna; seven great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Dorothy and Sue; and many nieces and nephews. Margaret was predeceased by her first husband, David M. Claeys; brothers, Warren Stowe and John (Carol) Stowe.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT. Due to size gathering limitations, only 25 people will be allowed in the building at one time with masks and social distancing required. Burial will take place on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at East Village Cemetery, East Village Rd., Monroe, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society.
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