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Marjorie A. "Peggy" Walls, 84, died July 29, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. She was born January 20, 1932, in Ellsworth, the daughter of Joseph M. and Alice M. (Hurd) Trask.

Peggy was a graduate of Pemetic High School in 1950. She worked for a number of years at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor. She enjoyed spending the summers on the Long Pond, cook outs and entertaining friends and family. Peggy was a member of St. John Episcopal Church, Southwest Harbor, and several other community organizations.

Peggy was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her beloved husband, G. Eugene Walls Jr.; 2 daughters, Deborah Terreault of Bar Harbor and Wanda Fernald and husband, Steve, of Mt. Desert; daughter-in-law, Donna Tanner and husband, Jessie, of Columbia, SC; 7 grandchildren, Matthew and Daniel Terreault, Christopher and Adam Holt, and Emily, John and Alice Fernald; stepson, Allan Walls of Bar Harbor; 2 stepdaughters, Laraine Wade and husband, Dennis, of Greenfield, MA, and Susan Jackson and husband, Lee, of Monroe; and 4 stepgrandchildren; Heidi, Heather and Alston Walls, and Kegan Oliver. Peggy was predeceased by her first husband, John Holt, in 1964; son, David A. Holt, in 1998; and siblings, Joseph and Buster Trask, Mary Baranello and Olive Bond.

Friends are invited to gather from 5-7 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2016, at Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main Street, Mt. Desert, where a Celebration of Life will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, August 6, 2016, with a reception to follow. A private interment will be at Hillrest Cemetery, West Tremont. Those who desire may make contributions in Peggy's memory to St. John's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 767, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.
Published on  August 1, 2016
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