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McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
Saturday June 5th, 2021
3:00pm - 6:00pm

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Margaret (Peggie) LaPosta

Tennessee- Margaret (Peggie) Garren LaPosta, 88, passed away on Monday May 31, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Peggie was the daughter of H.L. (Jack) Garren and Margaret (Peg) Hartzell Garren. She was the loving wife to the late James E. LaPosta Sr who passed on April 5, 2019. Peggie was born and raised in Lake Placid, New York and graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1951. She attended the Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in Troy and graduated in 1955. Peggie worked at Samaritan Hospital for 35 years as a nurse manager for labor and delivery, nurse recruiter, and nurse administrator. She was the founder and director of the Lamaze Program at Samaritan Hospital and was a Certified Childbirth Educator. After leaving Samaritan Hospital, Peggie served as an interim Director of Nursing at Specialty Hospital in Jacksonville, FL and spent six years at Ellis Hospital in Nursing Administration, retiring in 2000. Peggie is survived by her sons James E. LaPosta (Susie) of Connecticut, John G. LaPosta (Tina Kruger) of Latham, daughter Kathi Carney (Mark Rennick) of Nashville, TN, niece Peggy Quick, grandchildren Garren, Joseph, Nicholas, Sophia LaPosta of Clifton Park, James E. LaPosta lll and Diane LaPosta of New York. Peggie is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents and her brothers H.L. Garren Jr. and R. Craig Garren. Family and friends are invited and may call on Saturday June 5, 2021 from 3-6 PM at the McLoughlin and Mason Funeral Home, funeral service will directly follow at the funeral home.

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To all of Peggies Family: I am very sorry for your loss.

Mike McNulty Jun 10 2021 12:00 AM

Jimmy, John and Kathi, Our deepest sympathies on the loss of your mom. We are sure she was welcomed at heaven's door by your dad, whom she so greatly missed. May they again be together in eternal life. Our apologies for not being at her services, we will be away, but know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.Sandy and Jim Westhead

Sandy and Jim Westhead Jun 3 2021 12:00 AM

Kathi, Im so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. I knew her for all of my 22 years at Samaritan. She was a sweet lady. So sorry for your loss. Hugs, Wendy Trimm Roy

Wendy Trimm Roy Jun 3 2021 12:00 AM

Kathi, Ted and I are so very sorry to hear that you lost your mom. I remember Peggie helping me through the delivery of my first child, Audrey. She was a godsend. I couldnt have done it without her. I was just a baby myself and she was so kind and encouraging. I will never forget her. Please accept our condolences.

Erin & Ted Piotrowski Jun 3 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss John and TinaNancy Moses Alexander

Nancy Moses Alexander Jun 2 2021 12:00 AM

Jim & SusieSending condolences and wishing we could be with you.Laurie & Peter Bachmann

Laurie & Peter Bachmann Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.From Tim and Cody(Kitchen)

From Tim and Cody(Kitchen) Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Dear John, Tina and family,Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.FondlyLen and Sheila Cutler

Len and Sheila Cutler Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM