Peggy A. Dillenbeck, 77, of New Providence, New Jersey passed away after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Lantern Hill surrounded by her family.
Peggy was born on November 10, 1940 in Manhattan, New York. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold and Thelma (nee Champagne) O’Neill.
Peggy grew up in Manhasset, NY and attended Marymount College. She brought her children up in Short Hills, NJ and later moved to Upper Montclair, NJ and Jupiter, FL.
She was a longtime member at Montclair Golf Club, Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club and Canoe Brook Country Club and earned many club championship titles in tennis, paddle tennis and golf. She was a nationally ranked paddle tennis player as well.
Peggy was a co-partner in her catering business Party Pantry and later worked as a top producing real estate agent for the Mountain Agency in Summit, NJ.
She was actively involved in fundraising for the Hope Rural School in Indiantown, FL and also enjoyed working in the classroom with the children. She was a loving mother and wife, adoring grandmother and devoted sister.
Peggy was predeceased by husband Joseph B. Dillenbeck. She was the loving mother of Amy DiSibio and husband Carmine and son Jonathan Everett and wife Alexandra. She was the cherished grandmother of Thomas, Anna, Jane and Christopher DiSibio and Hugh and Libby Everett. She was the beloved sister of Barbara Day, John O’Neill, Stephen O’Neill, Sarah Meyer, Patricia O’Neill, Jack O’Neill, and Elizabeth Perry. She is survived by her first husband William Everett and his wife RoseMary. She was predeceased by her siblings; Joan Zebrowski and Roger O’Neill.
A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Bradley, Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 299 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 306 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hope Rural School, 15929 SW 150th Street, Indiantown, FL 34956.
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